Paul Talks 2016 Between Eye SurgeriesAs a 75-year-old Haitian patient lies on an operating table, a U.S. eye surgeon-turned-politician reassures him in broken Creole that the surgery is almost over.
GOP Hopefuls Split On Ground Troops In Middle EastRepublican presidential candidates are split on whether the U.S. should send ground troops to the Middle East to combat Islamic State forces.
Rand Paul Returns To Texas For RallyRepublican presidential candidate Rand Paul is returning to Texas for a campaign rally where he grew up. Paul will be in downtown Houston on Wednesday afternoon.
White Supremacist Donated To GOP CandidatesThe leader of a white supremacist group made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several presidential candidates, a newspaper report said Sunday.
Clinton Already Uniting Prospective GOP Presidential FieldHillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president. They didn't share her restraint.
Kentucky's Rand Paul: "I Am Running For President"Sen. Rand Paul entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination with a declaration that he's running to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government."
In Unusual Twist, Presidential Race Is Revving Up In TexasTexas isn't an early presidential voting state, but its 2016 Republican White House primary already feels well underway.
Rand Paul: Ted Cruz Would Be 'Friendly' White House RivalU.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and Texas counterpart Ted Cruz will be "friendly competitors" should both run for president in 2016.
Gay Marriage Debated At State GOP ConventionSeveral hot-button issues, including gay marriage, are being discussed at the state's GOP convention in Fort Worth. Friday will see a lineup of several high-profile speakers.
Gov. Perry To Headline Kentucky GOP Event Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit the home turf of a potential presidential rival to headline a fundraiser that's part of a strong push by Kentucky Republicans to flip control of the state House in their favor in 2014.
GOP Ponders Long List Of Names, Policies For 2016 Republicans' search for a way back to presidential success is drawing a striking array of personalities and policy options, creating a wide-open self-reassessment of the party.
Cruz Appears With Tea Party's FirepowerRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz spoke Friday morning in Dallas, flanked by local tea party leaders and three U.S. senators known for their tea party support.