Jessica Taylor

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Santorum Hopes To Catch Lightning In A Bottle A Second Time

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Updated to reflect that Santorum is now officially in the race.

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is praying for political lightning to strike twice.

Even after pulling an upset win in the Iowa caucuses four years ago and going on to survive the longest against eventual nominee Mitt Romney, the ...

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5 Things You Should Know About Rick Santorum

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Updated to reflect that Santorum is now officially in the race.

After taking the silver medal in the 2012 GOP presidential primary, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is making a second bid for the White House. But Santorum faces a very different — and much larger — field than four ...

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With New Look And More Energy, Rick Perry Tries To Move Past 'Oops'

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Rick Perry that Iowans were promised in 2012 may have finally shown up — four years too late.

The former Texas governor's much-heralded first presidential run quickly cratered four years ago, beset by stumbles from a candidate who was still recovering from back surgery and never seemed to find ...

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Politics Rewind: The First Cut Is The Deepest

Friday, May 22, 2015

The perils of running behind in such a crowded field became painfully apparent to lagging GOP presidential hopefuls this week. Fox News announced that the first 2016 GOP debate on Aug. 6 in Cleveland would be limited to the top 10 candidates, based on an average of the last five ...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Is 'Having A Blast' As He Preps Presidential Run

Monday, May 18, 2015

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is ready to join the crowded 2016 presidential race — and he's having a blast in doing it.

The defense hawk and pragmatic Republican said Monday morning on CBS's This Morning that he would make an announcement on June 1 about his plans, but ...

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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Serve Up Ice Cream, Cheese And Red Meat To Iowans

Sunday, May 17, 2015

GOP presidential hopefuls spent Saturday night serving up ice cream, cheese and political red meat to potential Iowa caucus voters.

At the Iowa Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner fundraiser, the first part of the evening was rigid. Each of the 11 possible candidates present was given a strictly enforced ...

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Politics Rewind: Between Iraq And A Hard Place

Friday, May 15, 2015

He is one of the top (potential) candidates on the GOP side for president, but he got tripped up this week when talking about his position on Iraq, the unpopular war his brother, former President George W. Bush, authorized.

He went from, on Monday, saying he "would have" authorized the ...

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Mitt Romney To Fight Evander Holyfield. You Read That Right

Friday, May 15, 2015

Mitt Romney is a glutton for punishment.

After losing the 2012 presidential election as the Republican presidential nominee, Romney may be gearing up for a beating of another kind.

The 68-year-old former Massachusetts governor will step into the boxing ring on Friday to fight former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield.

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Taking Aim At Money In Politics, Feingold Announces Comeback Bid

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Russ Feingold might as well have flown into the Senate race in Wisconsin on a gyrocopter.

The former three-term senator, perhaps best-known for his name being attached to the now defunct pre-eminent campaign finance legislation, is getting back in the game. And he took aim at big money in ...

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NYC Mayor Seeks National Spotlight, New 'Contract With America'

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Just two years into his job as mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio is unveiling a progressive "Contract With America" in Washington. But critics back home say it's all too much, too soon.

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Jeb Bush Would Have Authorized Iraq War — Even Knowing What We Know Now

Monday, May 11, 2015

If one of Jeb Bush's biggest stumbling blocks to the presidency is his brother's tumultuous tenure in the White House, this past week hasn't been a good one for the former Florida governor.

After telling a group of fundraisers behind closed doors that former President George W. Bush was

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Politics Rewind: Family Baggage And Fuzzy Math

Friday, May 08, 2015

We're debuting our weekly "Politics Rewind" today – what we learned this week in politics, why it mattered and where it fits in. Here are five things we noticed this week:

1. Oh, brother! Jeb Bush is not doing a great job separating himself from George W

If you're the ...

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#TBT: Fiorina's 'Demon Sheep' Went Down In Political Ad Infamy

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Carly Fiorina officially entered the GOP presidential race rather calmly compared to her first bid for office five years ago, which gave us one of the most infamous political ads of all time — the "Demon Sheep" ad.

In 2010, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO was angling to take on Sen. ...

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Meet The Tea Party's New Favorite Candidate

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Conservatives have found their candidate for one of 2016's most important Senate races: Florida Congressman Ron DeSantis.

Soon after he launched his bid Wednesday, a trifecta of deep-pocketed Tea Party-aligned groups — the Senate Conservatives Fund, the Club for Growth and FreedomWorks — all signaled they would back the two-term ...

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The Race Where Race Didn't Matter

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The Staten Island prosecutor who was at the heart of the investigation into the death of Eric Garner at police hands last year was overwhelmingly elected to Congress on Tuesday night.

In the special election in New York's 11th District to replace disgraced former Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., Republican District ...

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Clinton 'War Room' Pushback And The 'Invent Your Own' Media Campaign

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

The Hillary Clinton campaign went into overdrive Tuesday trying to minimize the damage from a new book that delves into Clinton foundation fundraising — and it's not using the typical channels to do so.

On the same day that the controversial new book, Clinton Cash by Peter Schweizer, was officially ...

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Can Huckabee Overcome The 'New Car Smell' Of Other Candidates?

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Meet Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor. Forget about Mike Huckabee, Fox News host.

That's the message the GOP presidential hopeful is trying to convey as he makes another bid for the presidency. To recapture the magic that propelled him to second place in 2008, he needs to re-embrace his roots ...

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