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What voters say about Clinton’s age

If elected at 69, Hillary Clinton will be the same age as Ronald Reagan when she moves back to the White House. Do voters care?

Santorum says ‘sickened’ by molestation in TV’s Duggar family

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said he was "sickened" by revelations of molestation by the eldest son of the Duggars, the Christian family that features in television hit "19 Kids and Counting" and helped the conservative in his last campaign.

Former NY Governor George Pataki launches presidential bid

Former New York Governor George Pataki entered the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, positioning himself as a Washington outsider and moderate who won three terms in a heavily Democratic state.

‘I know what it’s like to be an underdog’

Rick Santorum launches his 2016 bid with an appeal to the middle class.

Reading between the lines in Rand Paul’s new book

Dana Milbank writes in the Washington Post that Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is "clearly separating himself from the rest of the GOP," with a new book, titled "Taking a Stand," that was released this week.

Clinton has been ‘coloring hair for years’

Hillary Clinton was campaigning in South Carolina on Wednesday, where she told a Democratic women’s group that she was fully aware of and prepared for the rigors of the job.

Mike Huckabee shows support for reality star with flawed past

Republican Mike Huckabee, a 2016 presidential candidate, has lent his support to the star of the TLC series 19 Kids and Counting, Josh Duggar, after it was discovered that the father of 19 had sexually molested under-age girls as a teen.

Jeb Bush says human role in climate change is ‘convoluted’

Republican Jeb Bush delved into climate politics during a campaign-style house party in New Hampshire at which he took questions from voters on his viewpoints as he considers whether to seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Some ex-staffers of White House hopeful Fiorina won’t sign on again

Twelve of about 30 people who worked on Republican presidential contender Carly Fiorina’s failed 2010 California Senate campaign, most speaking out for the first time, told Reuters they would not work for her again.

Rand Paul talks. And talks.

Filibuster – or "filibuster"? U.S. Senator Rand Paul took the Senate floor at lunchtime on Wednesday to discuss his opposition to extend a program in which U.S. spy agencies sweep up billions of Americans’ telephone records.

Snoop Dogg endorses Hillary

Snoop Dogg, whose songs don't always refer to women in the most laudatory terms, says he's going to vote for Hillary Clinton because it's time for a woman president.

Jeb Bush stands strong on traditional marriage

Jeb Bush spoke over the weekend in a radio interview about his support for "traditional marriage," saying that gay marriage is not granted in the Constitution.

Obama gets his own account on Twitter

President Barack Obama sent his first tweet from his very own account on Twitter on Monday, quickly amassing tens of thousands of followers in the latest of many White House efforts to amplify his message with social media.

Donors gather as Christie builds his platform

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie plans two to three more speeches on energy and education policy after next Monday’s talk on foreign policy, Republican fundraiser Bobbie Kilberg said on Friday.

Mitt shows his fighting side

Charity match: Mitt Romney vs. Evander Holyfield.

Republicans are looking for a few good losers for 2016

Republicans are seeking to erode a geographic polarization that has grown more pronounced in recent decades as Americans have gradually sorted themselves into ideologically uniform neighborhoods, with Democrats clustering in densely populated cities and suburbs and Republicans scattering to distant exurbs and rural areas.

A town hall with Chris Christie, and not a question on Bridgegate

Zero. That’s how many questions New Jersey Governor Chris Christie got about Bridgegate at a town hall meeting in Sparta, New Jersey on Thursday.

Jeb Bush comes full-circle on Iraq invasion

Republican Jeb Bush reversed field on Thursday after a week of criticism and said that based on information known now, he would not have launched the Iraq war carried out by his brother, former President George W. Bush.

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