Poll: Less Than 20 Percent Of Conservatives Want Jeb Bush As President

Poll: Less Than 20 Percent Of Conservatives Want Jeb Bush As President

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday that he is "thinking about running for president." According to a new Economist/YouGov poll, however, ...

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WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better For Economy Than Ronald Reagan

WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better For Economy Than Ronald Reagan

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), a likely 2016 presidential candidate, has some explaining -- and penance -- to do. On Wednesday, Mother Jones dug up some old videos of the self-proclaim ...

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New Senate Polls Offer 3 Lessons And Some Hope For Democrats

New Senate Polls Offer 3 Lessons And Some Hope For Democrats

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races. First, just as Democrats have been sayin ...

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Republicans Still Aren’t Ready To Be The ‘iPhone Party’

Republicans Still Aren’t Ready To Be The ‘iPhone Party’

Could Republicans make the government run more like the app store on your smartphone? That's the suggestion that Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) offered during Saturday's weekly Re ...

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Poll: Abbott Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Davis In Texas Gubernatorial Race

Poll: Abbott Holds Double-Digit Lead Over Davis In Texas Gubernatorial Race

By Jonathan Tilove, American-Statesman Staff AUSTIN, Texas — Attorney General Greg Abbott is holding a steady double-digit lead over state Sen. Wendy Davis in the Texas governor’s ...

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Poll: Christie Regaining, But Clinton Trounces Entire GOP Field

Poll: Christie Regaining, But Clinton Trounces Entire GOP Field

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton isn’t only the strong front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, but she’s well ahea ...

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GOP-Led House Approves Paul Ryan Budget

GOP-Led House Approves Paul Ryan Budget

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — With little drama Thursday, House Republicans easily approved a largely symbolic budget proposal from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) ...

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4 Things The Koch Brothers Love About Big Government

4 Things The Koch Brothers Love About Big Government

They head the largest private oil company in the United States, rake in billions of dollars in profit, and pour millions into political campaigns and lobbying efforts. They are th ...

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Senate Republicans Block Democrats’ Paycheck Fairness Bill

Senate Republicans Block Democrats’ Paycheck Fairness Bill

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — With sought-after women voters at stake, Senate Republicans blocked election-year legislation Wednesday aimed at ensuring t ...

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Medicare Advantage Payments Won’t Be Cut Next Year

Medicare Advantage Payments Won’t Be Cut Next Year

By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Obama administration reversed itself on Monday, announcing that private health plans that provide Medicare benefits will ...

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