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Rubio Says Panned Line On Obama ‘Core’ of His Campaign

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio has a good line about the president and he's going to keep using it, no matter what his rivals say, he said on Monday.

Who’s Leading the GOP Battle for Second Place in New Hampshire?

Billionaire Donald Trump is the solid favorite to win the New Hampshire Republican primary on Tuesday. But there's a pitched battle for second place, which would mark a critical win for the billionaire businessman's rivals.

In State Job Licensing, Uneven Regulation of Workers–and the Economy

Salim Furth: In Iowa, Nevada, and Washington state, more than 30% of the workforce is licensed. In 13 other states, less than 20% of the workforce is licensed. The burden is far from equal.

The Economy, Ever a Risk in Election Years, Is Good So Far

Since 1964, three election years—1980, 1992 and 2008—have posted a higher unemployment rate in November than January, the first and third as the result of a recession. So as you track the latest poll numbers, keep an eye on the jobless rate, too.

Clinton Camp Looks Ahead to Tough Caucus Fights On Calendar After N.H.

Hillary Clinton’s campaign strategists foresee possible losses ahead, not just on Tuesday in New Hampshire, where they are bracing for a double-digit defeat, but in caucus states such as Minnesota and Colorado that typically favor the candidate who draws support from liberal activists. Their aim, they say, is not to lose too badly.

Trump Reaffirms Support for ‘Worse Than Waterboarding’

Donald Trump reaffirmed his promise at Saturday’s Republican debate that he would bring back “a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding” if he were president, though he declined to give specifics about what that might mean.

Cruz Opposes Women in Selective Service, Warns of Danger in Foxholes

Ted Cruz said Sunday a proposal to include women in the Selective Service registration was a product of out of control political correctness and warned against putting a woman soldier near a dangerous “psychopath” in a combat situat...

New Hampshire Town Prepares to Be First to Vote

Millsfield is among the first places in New Hampshire to vote in the state’s first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday.

Five Quotes From the Sunday Talk Shows

The presidential campaign was at the center of Sunday’s political talk shows as the candidates prepared for Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Here are some highlights: 1, “I think the whole race changed last night. There was a march among some in the chattering class to anoint Senator Rubio. I think after last night, that’s over.” […]

Trump Leads GOP by Wide Margin in Poll

Donald Trump leads the crowded GOP presidential field by double digits in the final days leading up to New Hampshire’s primary Tuesday, according to the latest Monmouth University Poll released on Sunday.

Bernie Sanders Cites Clinton’s Relationship With Wall Street

Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has repeatedly suggested that rival Hillary Clinton is influenced by Wall Street banks owing to money she has taken from them, declined to point to specific actions on her part traceable to that money.

Chris Christie Resumes His Attack on Marco Rubio

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sought Sunday to seize on the pummeling Sen. Marco Rubio took in the previous night's debate, arguing that it revealed the Florida senator as unprepared for the presidency, while Mr. Rubio hit back by citing what he called his impassioned views.

Hillary Clinton to Highlight Flint Water Crisis

Hillary Clinton leaves the New Hampshire campaign trail Sunday to travel to Flint, Mich., for a community meeting on the city's water crisis, a high-profile effort to draw attention to the problem.

Marco Rubio’s Aides Strive for Positive Spin After Debate

It's called the Spin Room, because that's where campaigns go to spin what everyone just saw with their own eyes.

Bernie Sanders Embraces Snapchat Ads in New Hampshire

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders is counting down to the New Hampshire primary on Snapchat.

Bernie Sanders and Larry David Team Up on Saturday Night Live

Bernie Sanders stood beside his doppelganger, comedian Larry David, in an appearance on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” joking about his advocacy for the common man as he runs for the Democratic nomination for president.

Saturday’s GOP Debate in New Hampshire — Live Blog

Seven GOP candidates face off tonight in New Hampshire for the Republican debate. Here is our live blog.

Critics Pounce on Madeleine Albright’s Exhortation to Women to Back Clinton

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From 2016 Republicans, Disarray on National Security Issues

Brian Katulis: National security is a key issue of the 2016 campaign, and Republican presidential candidates are struggling to define a coherent, cohesive policy vision.

Hillary Clinton Knocks on Doors to Close Gap in New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton’s campaign says she has little chance of winning Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary, but the former secretary of state appeared determined to make up some ground Saturday.

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