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Romney Not Running For President In 2016

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016. He unexpectedly said that he was considering another campaign three weeks ago.

5 hours ago

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Key Romney Donors Move Toward Jeb Bush

As Mitt Romney decides whether to run again for president, he does so without several major donors who supported him in the past — defections all to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

8 hours ago

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Perry To Visit GOP In South Carolina

Former Gov. Rick Perry is set to meet with Republican groups in South Carolina on Tuesday. It is his first trip to the state since leaving office in Texas on January 20.

01/27/2015

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House Heads To Vote On Border Security Bill

The House is moving toward a vote on a bill aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico, as Republicans seek to demonstrate that they can chart their own course on immigration.

01/22/2015

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Texas Legislature Opens With More Ceremony Than Substance

Texas’ 140-day legislative session is underway, with both the state Senate and House gaveling in around noon.

01/13/2015

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GOP Ready As Texas Legislature Returns

The Texas Legislature is rumbling back with Republicans set to tackle tax cuts, gun rights, education and immigration, while watching collapsing oil prices that threaten the economy.

01/13/2015

Jeb Bush

Bush Recalls Past Lessons While Eyeing 2016

Jeb Bush called himself a “head-banging conservative” back in 1994 when he ran for governor of Florida on a promise to “club this government into submission.”

01/12/2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Edging Closer To 2016 Bid, Bush Forms PAC

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday announced the formation of a political action committee designed to lay the groundwork for a 2016 presidential campaign.

01/06/2015

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Obama Tests His Sway Against New Congress

President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.

01/05/2015

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin became a household name when Sen. John McCain announced her as his surprise running mate. Palin has five children: Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, and Trig, who was born in April 2008 with Down syndrome. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Palin Criticized After Son Stands On Dog

A photo of Sarah Palin’s young son standing on a dog to reach the kitchen sink is drawing sharp reaction.

01/05/2015

While George Bush was serving as the governor of Texas, brother Jeb Bush was serving as the governor of Florida.

Bush Resigns From Board Memberships

Jeb Bush has resigned all of his board memberships — both nonprofit and business — in a move that helps clear a path toward a 2016 presidential campaign.

01/01/2015

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Republicans Blame Cruz For Confirmations

Some unhappy Republicans said that Sen. Ted Cruz has given President Obama a present this holiday season — a gift certificate good for 12 judicial appointments.

12/16/2014

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