Republicans

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Slow Start Puzzles GOP

Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio’s slow campaign is puzzling GOP operatives in Iowa and New Hampshire, states where voters are used to getting attention early and often.

08/18/2015

NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 31: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leaders of the Republican Party spoke at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference which hosted 1,500 delegates from across the country. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz Wraps Southern Sweep In Oklahoma

Sen. Ted Cruz is wrapping up a sweep through several southern states with campaign stops on Thursday in Oklahoma. Strategists say Cruz’s message resonates in the state.

08/13/2015

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Perry Campaign Back In South Carolina

Rick Perry is back in South Carolina this week for several events, days after his campaign stopped paying its staff. Perry is determined to keep his message afloat until February 1.

08/13/2015

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump speaks during the prime time Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Says He’ll Release Policy Specifics Soon

Donald Trump says his campaign is prepared to lay out specific policy plans. He’s just not ready yet.

08/12/2015

Republican presidential candidate and former Florida governor Jeb Bush  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bush To Join Colbert On “Late Show” Premiere

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush will be an opening night guest on Stephen Colbert’s late night show.

08/12/2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Perry’s Campaign Staff Working Without Pay

Staffers for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential campaign are working without pay, CBS News has learned.

08/10/2015

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump speaks during the prime time Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump’s Criticism Of Kelly Stirs Backlash

Donald Trump already slammed the President, the Democrats and his Republican rivals, as well as immigrants and Sen. John McCain. He has now added FOX News Channel host Megyn Kelly.

08/10/2015

Republican presidential candidates arrive on stage for the Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP’s 2016 Field Back At Work After Debate

The raucous field of Republican presidential candidates hustled back before voters Friday, hoping to build on momentum from their first meeting of the 2016 campaign.

08/07/2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered at the Veterans Memorial Building for a kickoff party before the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Dinner on July 17, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2016 Rivals Leave Clinton In “State Of Disbelief”

On the day of the first Republican presidential debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday she’s often left in a “state of disbelief” from what she hears from some of her 2016 rivals.

08/07/2015

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GOP Debate Looks To Narrow Candidate Field

For the Republican Party, the narrowing of a vast field of 17 unique presidential hopefuls begins in earnest on Thursday with the first debate of the 2016 campaign.

08/06/2015

A customer looks over a .45-caliber pistol in suburban Chicago on July 12, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cornyn Proposing Gun Background Check Bill

Sen. John Cornyn is introducing legislation that would reward states for sending information about residents with mental problems to the federal background check system for firearms purchasers.

08/05/2015

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

Clinton Slams Bush During Campaign Stop

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday repeatedly slammed Jeb Bush and the rest of the Republican presidential field over immigration and women’s health during a campaign stop in Denver.

08/05/2015

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