Presidential Race

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Jeb Bush Has Optimistic Message, Faces Challenges In ’16 Bid

Jeb Bush is launching a Republican presidential bid months in the making Monday with a vow to get Washington “out of the business of causing problems” and to stay true to his beliefs — easier said than done in a bristling primary contest where his conservative credentials will be sharply challenged.

06/15/2015

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Hillary Clinton To Announce Presidential Campaign On Sunday

Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation about her political future and launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday, according to people familiar with her plans.

04/10/2015

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4 Things To Know: Duke Wins NCAA Final, Rand Paul Enters Presidential Race & More

Here’s a look at the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

04/07/2015

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Will Klobuchar Run For President If Clinton Doesn’t?

Democrats with presidential dreams are coming to Iowa with little fanfare, entourage or recognition. They are undeterred by talk of a Hillary Rodham Clinton candidacy in 2016 or her plans to visit the leadoff caucus state next month to honor retiring Sen. Tom Harkin.

08/23/2014

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1-9-14 Chris Christie In Trouble For BRIDGEGATE On The Morning News With Dave Lee

How big of a problem is BRIDGEGATE? Click the link to listen back to Dave’s conversation with Paul Singer of USA Today.

01/09/2014

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Panel Doesn’t Act On Complaint Tied To Bachmann

A state Senate ethics committee has opted not to act on a complaint filed against a Republican senator that accused him of taking improper payments from Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign.

02/13/2013

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Ex-Bachmann Aide Alleges Ethics Violation In Iowa

A former aide to Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has filed an ethics complaint with the Iowa Senate, alleging that during her presidential campaign she made improper payments to a state senator.

02/11/2013

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Presidential Race Ends With Flurry In Minn.

President Barack Obama will soon find out if a last-minute tightening of presidential polls in Minnesota means he’ll lose a state that’s reliably backed Democrats for decades.

11/06/2012

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Rash Report: 1 Week Left To The Election

A tightening Presidential race, a barrage of negative ads in key Congressional races — with the election just more than a week away the stakes continue to grow.

10/28/2012

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 10-26!

Click the link above to see the President’s GANGNAM STYLE in the Smack Down!

10/26/2012

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Romney Defends Comments Made In Secret Recording

In the race for President, Mitt Romney is standing by controversial comments he made in a secretly recorded video.

09/19/2012

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Reality Check: Clinton’s Ad On Romney

Former President Bill Clinton remains among the most popular politicians in America — more popular even than President Obama. But a recent television ad from the Obama campaign in which he is featured makes questionable claims about what caused the Great Recession.

09/11/2012

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Romney: Big Business Is Fine, Helped By Tax Havens

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says big businesses in the U.S. are “doing fine” in part because they get advantages from offshore tax havens.

08/24/2012

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Campaign Trail Starts Today For Romney, Ryan

The campaign for the White House continues Monday morning. President Barack Obama is headed to Iowa to campaign, as is the Wisconsin man who Republican candidate Mitt Romney chose as his running mate.

08/13/2012

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Talking Points: Minnesota A Must-Win For Obama?

There’s just 100 days away from the election and a new poll shows President Obama is the more likeable candidate.

07/29/2012

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Fmr. Pawlenty Spokesman Weighs In On Veepstakes

Brian McClung remembers all too well the last time his former boss was in the running for a Vice Presidential position.

07/22/2012

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Obama, Romney In Virtual Dead Heat In Advanced Presidential Polls

President Obama is in a virtual dead heat with projected GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

04/24/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Ann Romney And The Mommy Wars

Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen may have boosted Mitt Romney’s Presidential campaign more than any Republican strategist ever could.

04/14/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Obama, Romney And The Economy

Now that Mitt Romney has seized a decisive and what appears to be an insurmountable lead in the race to win the Republican nomination, new unemployment numbers are casting doubt as to the strength of the recovery.

04/07/2012

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Gas Prices Now A Big Factor In Presidential Election

It might be one of the biggest issues in the upcoming presidential election. Last night, CBS News exit polls found 77 percent of those voting in seven Super Tuesday states say rising gas prices were the most important factor in their vote.

03/07/2012

Birth Control, Pills, Yaz, The Pill

Esme’s Blog: The Battle Over Birth Control

With millions of Americans under water on their mortgages and unemployment still over eight percent, the debate over birth control suddenly had become the hot button issue of the presidential campaign.

03/03/2012

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Talking Points: Minnesota Matters This Primary

Minnesota suddenly matters in the Republican Presidential race.

01/22/2012

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Mitt Romney On Letterman: ‘Newt Gingrich? Really?’

What would Mitt Romney like to say to the American people? How about this: “Newt Gingrich? Really?”

12/20/2011

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Conservative Romney Alternatives Vie For Iowa Edge

A half-dozen GOP contenders flocked to Iowa on Saturday in hopes of gaining any edge with this influential group barely 10 weeks before the state’s Jan. 3 caucuses.

10/22/2011

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Romney’s Rise Challenges Tea Party’s Clout In GOP

Mitt Romney’s early success in the Republican presidential race is challenging the tea party’s clout.

10/15/2011

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