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Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a leading anti-interventionist within the GOP ranks, was steadfast in his opposition on Tuesday, saying he was unlikely to back even a narrow resolution giving Obama the authority to respond militarily to the Syrian government. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Syria Vote Could Haunt 2016 GOP Hopefuls

Backing President Barack Obama’s plea for military action against Syria could haunt Senate Republicans thinking hard about a White House bid in 2016.

09/04/2013

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to guests at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) on June 13, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Hold Fundraiser For McAuliffe

Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to headline her first political event since leaving the State Department, raising money for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.

08/10/2013

File photo of GOP presumptive nominee Mitt Romney. (credit: Getty Images)

Trying To See Into The Heart Of The GOP Candidate

Long before Mitt Romney became the millionaire candidate from Massachusetts, he was his father’s son, weeding the garden in the upscale suburb of Detroit where he grew up. He hated the chore. But he idolized the man who made him do it — George Romney, the outspoken, no-nonsense, auto executive turned politician.
Romney shares an uncanny physical resemblance to his father, with the same graying temples and square jaw. And their lives have followed strikingly similar paths. As young men, both spent time abroad as Mormon missionaries and then passionately pursued the women they would marry. Both were successful businessmen who made personal fortunes before moving into politics. Both were church leaders, governors and aspiring presidential candidates.

08/18/2012

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Gingrich: Afghanistan May Be ‘Undoable’ Mission

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich says he thinks U.S. involvement in the region around Afghanistan may be risking the lives of young troops in a mission that “may not be doable.”

03/11/2012

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is introduced prior to a debate at Constitution Hall on Nov. 22, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

Woman Claims She Had Affair With Herman Cain

Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain says he’s expecting another accusation soon to be made public — that he once had an extended extramarital affair with a woman.

11/28/2011

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