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Romney seeking to again be a GOP political force

Romney seeking to again be a GOP political force

Once fearing he would be viewed as “a loser for life” if he failed to win the presidency, Mitt Romney is trying to re-emerge as a force in Republican politics.…

Hillary Clinton: Brat ‘ran against immigrants’

Hillary Clinton: Brat ‘ran against immigrants’

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor “was defeated by a candidate who basically ran against immigrants.” In Chicago to promote her new book in a…

The unknown who beat Cantor focused on budget, immigration

The unknown who beat Cantor focused on budget, immigration

Tea Party Republican Dave Brat, who defeated House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary race on Tuesday, is an economics professor from a tiny Virginia college who…

Hillary Clinton: ‘We were dead broke’

Hillary Clinton: ‘We were dead broke’

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s family was “dead broke” and saddled with legal bills when she and her husband left the White House, the former first lady said in an interview that…

Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign checklist

Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign checklist

A look at preparations by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: Nondenial denial: “It’s something I’ll consider at the end of this year.” — May, on…

Not much for Jimmy Carter to do in grandson’s campaign

Not much for Jimmy Carter to do in grandson’s campaign

Inside a small Baptist church packed with out-of-state visitors wanting to hear from former President Jimmy Carter, one of the most eager listeners may have been his grandson, Jason. The…

Time for an overdue reality check for political parties

Time for an overdue reality check for political parties

With most of this year’s Senate primary elections complete, Democrats talk boldly about their chances in Kentucky and Mississippi, while Republicans gaze hungrily at Oregon and Colorado. Time for a…

GOP mainstreamer to face Warner in Senate race

GOP mainstreamer to face Warner in Senate race

Former presidential adviser and lobbyist Ed Gillespie won the Republican nomination at the state party convention Saturday and will face Democratic Sen. Mark Warner in the general election in November.…

Even Eric Cantor has a tea party primary challenge

Even Eric Cantor has a tea party primary challenge

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor could be the next House speaker, but first he has to get past a little-known, tea party-backed challenger with a vocal following in Tuesday’s…

Faith raises its ugly, intolerant head in S.C. primary

Faith raises its ugly, intolerant head in S.C. primary

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s six Republican primary challengers frequently and loudly question whether he’s conservative enough. But, in a deeply religious state, they haven’t questioned his faith. Graham’s opponents have…