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Why Federal Budgets Aren't What You Think They Are

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Congressional Republicans' budget is expected to be released Tuesday, but a federal budget is not really a budget at all.


47 GOP Senators Tell Iran They May Not Honor A Nuclear Deal

Monday, March 09, 2015

The letter reminds Iranian leaders that while President Obama's term in office ends in 2017, many of the signers will remain in Congress far longer, some of them "for decades."


Jeb's Rowdy Supporters Help Him Escape The CPAC Lion's Den

Friday, February 27, 2015

The former Florida governor's supporters shouted down his hecklers at his much anticipated appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference.


Jeb Bush Takes 2016 Show Into Unfriendly Territory At CPAC

Friday, February 27, 2015

Bush has appeared almost exclusively before friendly audiences since leaving the Florida governorship eight years ago, but today he faces a less-receptive crowd of conservative activists.


What Would Jeb Do On Iraq? He Won't Say

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he loves his father and older brother, but would be his "own man" in matters of foreign policy.


What We Learned From Jeb Bush's E-Book

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The former Florida governor isn't technically a presidential candidate yet. But he released the first chapter of an e-book based on hundreds of thousands of emails he sent and received as governor.


Milestone House Vote Would Take Health Care Away From Millions

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Previous Obamacare repeal votes would have prevented the program from taking effect. But today's bill, if enacted, would end health care for millions who now have it.


The CBO's Good News, Bad News Economic Report

Monday, January 26, 2015

New numbers from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office show Obamacare implementation will cost 20 percent less than expected through its first decade.


Why Would Marco Rubio Run For President? Why Wouldn't He?

Friday, January 23, 2015

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is putting out the word that he is pushing ahead with a 2016 presidential run.


Republican SOTU Responses: Immigration No, But Inmigración Sí

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst and Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo go their separate ways on the most divisive topic their party faces.


With Facebook Post, Jeb Bush Takes A Big Step Toward 2016

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The former Florida governor announces that he will "actively explore" a 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination


Veto Threat Puts Tax Break Package Back At Square One

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

President Obama and many congressional Democrats object to making tax breaks for businesses permanent while allowing larger credits for the poor and middle class to lapse


Jeb Bush Stands Firm On Common Core But Softens Tone

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Other potential GOP candidates side with Tea Party-backed opposition to the education standards, but the former Florida governor is not backing away from his longstanding support.


How Many Louisiana Jobs Are Actually At Stake In Keystone Debate?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Momentum to push legislation approving the oil pipeline is getting a boost from the Dec. 6 Louisiana Senate runoff — even though the unbuilt portion of pipeline wouldn't run anywhere near the state.


Rand Paul's Kentucky Problem

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Republican senator, a top 2016 presidential prospect, is up against a state law that prevents him from running for re-election and for president simultaneously.


What If The Senate Isn't Decided On Election Day?

Monday, November 03, 2014

The election outlook is promising for the GOP. But there are a few scenarios that could have America waiting well beyond Nov. 4 to know which party controls the Senate.


McConnell Concedes GOP Senate Will Not Mean Obamacare Repeal

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The GOP majority leader-in-waiting tempers expectations about what a Republican-controlled Congress can realistically accomplish with President Obama in the White House.


Political Scientists Find A Guinea Pig: Montana

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

To see if it affected voter interest, researchers sent fliers to Montana voters ranking their nonpartisan Supreme Court candidates by ideology. State officials did not appreciate the experiment.


Outside Group Sends Blunt Message In N.C. Senate Race

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Koch Brothers-backed American Future Fund is running online ads supporting Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh, who backs marijuana legalization. The slogan? "More weed, less war."


How The Florida Governor's Debate Became #Fangate

Friday, October 17, 2014

Republican Gov. Rick Scott's campaign wanted organizers to cancel Wednesday night's debate if Democrat Charlie Crist was allowed to use a fan at his podium.