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Jindal: Biden, Clinton Would ‘Just Get Rid Of The Second Amendment Entirely’

Several potential Republican presidential candidates courted gun-rights supporters Friday at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention, talking up their pro-gun credentials while imploring the crowd to fight not just for their Second Amendment rights but for other freedoms they say are being threatened.


Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the annual RNC winter meeting January 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. Significant changes in the Republican party's nominating process and national convention schedule are being discussed at this year's meeting. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Leaders Shorten Presidential Nominating Season

Republican leaders overwhelmingly voted Friday to shorten their presidential selection process in an attempt to minimize damage from GOP candidates attacking each other.


A young supporter listens as former Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to a crowd. (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

Poll: Younger Republicans Feel Candidate Diversity Is The Key To Winning

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. has found that younger Republicans feel the GOP should nominate more women and minorities as candidates in order to bolster the party’s chances of winning elections.


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D.C. Council Candidates Face Fundraising Deadline

With just over a week to go before a special election for a D.C. Council seat, the candidates are facing a key deadline.


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In Va. Election Year, Accountability Is Lacking

If you’re feeling that those who govern Virginia or aspire to govern in coming months are less than forthcoming, you’re not alone. Candidates in both parties and the governor they hope to succeed have had accountability about their finances and business dealings forced upon them the past five months by journalists.


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Southwest Candidates Pitch DREAM Act For Platform

In an appeal to Latino voters, three Senate candidates in the Southwest are calling on delegates to the Democratic National Convention to make support of a bill to help young illegal immigrants gain citizenship a part of the party platform.