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Establishment Republicans Question Scott Walker’s Handling of Giuliani Comments

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin has been trying to avoid the controversy over Rudolph W. Giuliani and President Obama.

Verbatim: Rudy Giuliani Comments Further on Obama and America

Former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani made further comments on President Obama in an interview Friday with the New York Times.

In Iowa, Lindsey Graham Talks Up Threat From Islamic State

Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who might plunge into the already crowded pool of Republican presidential hopefuls, made a foray to Iowa this week to test the political strength of his signature issue: the threat from the Islamic State.

Giuliani’s Comments Part of a Complicated History on Race

Rudolph W. Giuliani’s road to and through City Hall was punctuated with racial controversy.

Hillary Clinton Begins Process of Vetting — Herself

Hillary Rodham Clinton, the subject of intense news media attention and public scrutiny for the last three decades, is preparing for another thorough vetting by her own research team.

Giuliani Comments Echo Old Republican Attacks on Obama

Rudolph W. Giuliani has stirred a furor this week by claiming that President Obama does not love America, but the suggestion is not a new one.

Jeb Bush Turns to Wal-Mart Executive to Help Build Policy Team

As Jeb Bush recruits a fast-growing team of policy advisers for his presidential campaign in waiting, he is turning to a former chief executive at Wal-Mart, the country's largest private employer, to help him pull it together.

Giuliani Was Not Scheduled to Speak at New York Event

Former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani wasn't scheduled to speak at a reception for Gov. Scott Walker in New York City on Wednesday.

Bush or Christie in 2016? Giuliani Says He Hasn’t Decided

Rudy Giuliani, who has made headlines this week for comments he made about President Obama's fealty to America, is uncertain who he will support to replace him in 2016.

Mystery Solved: The Man Behind a G.O.P. Trend-Setting Poll

A poll commissioned by a former partner at Goldman Sachs has shaped the early race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Today in Politics

Former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani tells us why his inflammatory comments about Mr. Obama’s love (or not) for America can’t be construed as racist.

Giuliani: Obama Had a White Mother, So I’m Not a Racist

Former Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani defended his remarks accusing President Obama of not loving his country.

First Draft Focus: A Reunion, of Sorts

Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, who was the president's first chief of staff, joined Mr. Obama at a ceremony Thursday proclaiming the city's Pullman district a national monument.

Move by Democrat, 33, Gets Missouri Senate Race Started

The 2016 race for Missouri's Senate seat got started in earnest today with the announcement by Jason Kander, the Democratic secretary of state, that he would seek his party's nomination for the seat now held by incumbent Republican Senator Roy Blunt.

Giuliani Remarks on Obama Anger Democrats at Gathering

Talk at a winter gathering for Democrats was dominated by some incendiary comments from a prominent Republican who accused President Obama of not loving America.

Jen Psaki to Succeed Jennifer Palmieri as White House Communications Director

Jennifer Psaki, the spokeswoman for the State Department and a long-time veteran of the White House and President Obama's campaigns, will become the president's communications director.

Verbatim: Obama on Islam

President Obama speaks at the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.

Woody Johnson, Jets Owner, Will Support Jeb Bush for 2016

Woody Johnson, the owner of the New York Jets and a top fund-raiser for the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, will support Jeb Bush's likely presidential campaign in 2016.

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