Cenk Uygur | (The Young Turks) – “”Three likely presidential candidates shared the stage Sunday night before a roomful of wealthy donors, engaging in a rapid-fire policy discussion that underscored sharp disagreement…
Joe Scarborough observed on Morning Joe at Night tonight that way too many of the recent GOP presidential nominees owe their careers to the fact that their fathers are famous men.
From The Last Tradition I don’t care what the pundits or the so-called GOP donor class thinks. The conservative base of the Republican Party doesn’t want a candidate who thinks
Rhodes Cook: In 2016, Mitt Romney would be hard-pressed to win the GOP nomination against a field of more youthful candidates and a well-heeled entry named Bush.
After the two-time GOP presidential candidate announced Friday that will be not be seeking the nomination for the third time, CNN's Jake Tapper cautioned that he might not be out for good, saying his remarks were "full of caveats." On Outnumbered, Dash went even further with her theories.
Earlier this morning, we learned that former Massachusetts Governor and 2-time GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will not seek a third run for the White House in 2016 -- despite assurances from many political elites that Romney was in the process of laying the groundwork for another campaign. Show More Summary
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will reportedly not take another shot at the White House in 2016 Romney told members of his staff during a Friday conference call that he would step aside to let other GOP candidates...Show More Summary
As lifelong pro-choice Republicans who have supported GOP candidates for decades, we are dismayed by activists on the right and the left attacking the GOP leaders who spoke out against House Resolution 36 last week. H.R. 36 proposed banning abortion after 20 weeks in a pregnancy. Show More Summary
"Really the Kochs' money is way more impressive than any of the GOP candidates so far"
With gay marriage legal in most states and the Supreme Court set to weigh in this summer, likely ruling in favor of marriage equality, this issue should be all but done with by now. Even members of the GOP elite...
Why Republicans fall in love with inexperienced, no-hope candidates every four years.
ABC News and CBS News helped potential GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney dredge up discredited attacks on Hillary Clinton in their reports on an upcoming speech by Romney. The attacks smear Clinton's diplomatic work with RussiaShow More Summary
Every GOP presidential candidate, most especially in a crowded field with lots of solid contenders, needs to answer a single question: Why me and not one of the 20 or so other hopefuls who are running? We will look at a number of candidates, each with a different argument for his or her candidacy. We […]
America, we have our Benghazi candidate. Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina endeared herself to the right-wing by invoking that most beloved of conservative hobbyhorses, positioning herself as the GOP's response to the Democratic heir apparent. "Like Hillary Clinton, I too have travelled hundreds of thousands of miles around the globe. Show More Summary
In an informal straw poll of donors at a conference hosted by the Koch brothers, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) came out ahead of four other possible GOP presidential candidates who had been invited, Politico reports. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) – [...] The post Rubio Favored by Koch Brothers Donors appeared first on Political Wire.
Tea party favorite Ben Carson has said some out-there stuff. The former neurosurgeon, author, and possible Republican presidential candidate once compared women who get abortions to dog-abuser Michael Vick, blamed the decline and fall...Show More Summary
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has recently endorsed a plan to pass a federal amendment allowing states to ban gay marriage should the US Supreme Court strike rule against such laws.
Some Republican strategists have been selling themselves on the myth that if the Supreme Court settles the issue of same-sex marriage nationwide this summer, Republican presidential candidates will get off the hook of having to answer marriage equality questions on the campaign trail. They can simply say, "It's settled law," goes the thinking. Show More Summary
Jim Geraghty argues that Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney, and Chris Christie aren’t in the top tier of Republican presidential candidates in 2016. Instead, the top candidates are Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, and Bobby Jindal. First Read: “Now, we [...] The post GOP Establishment Moves to Underdog Status appeared first on Political Wire.