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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said that he supports an increase in the country’s minimum wage, noting his own break from many other Republicans who oppose such a hike.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Romney Leaves Cruz Off List Of 2016 GOP Hopefuls

Mitt Romney isn’t including tea party favorite Ted Cruz among the Republicans’ most electable potential presidential candidates in 2016.

11/03/2013

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GOP Strategist: Christie’s Gay Marriage Move ‘Is Absolutely Going To Hurt Him’

Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to stop fighting the legality of New Jersey same-sex marriages paves the way for gays to wed in the Democratic-leaning state. But it also reflects the Republican’s effort to cast himself as the pragmatic leader of a welcoming GOP while running for re-election and considering a White House bid.

10/22/2013

Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Rand Paul, R-Ky., wait to speak at the "Exempt America from Obamacare" rally, on Capitol Hill, on Sept. 10, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Potential 2016 GOP Candidates Divided Over Obamacare

A clear divide over the health care law separates the emerging field of potential GOP candidates for the 2016 presidential race, previewing the battles ahead as they try to rebuild their party and seize the White House.

09/23/2013

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

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz: Republicans ‘Scared Of Being Beaten Up Politically’

The barbs are personal, the differences are multiplying among Republicans, a party divided over spending, foreign policy, a willingness to risk a government shutdown in order to defund the health care law and more.

08/05/2013

Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

O’Malley: ‘On Course to Have a Body of Work That Lays the Framework of the Candidacy for 2016′

Health care, budgets and education topped the official agenda for governors at their annual summer summit. But the 2016 presidential race was never far from view or conversation, given the clear White House interest from some in the crowd gathered near Lake Michigan.

08/05/2013

Pivotal developments on two cultural issues — immigration reform and gay marriage — offer an early preview of potential fault lines among Republicans weighing White House bids in 2016.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Social Issues Divide Rubio, Paul And Other 2016 GOP Hopefuls

Pivotal developments on two cultural issues — immigration reform and gay marriage — offer an early preview of potential fault lines among Republicans weighing White House bids in 2016.

07/02/2013

Republicans accused New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie of getting too cozy with President Barack Obama after Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Christie To GOP: I Didn’t Vote For Obama, He Is Not A Leader

Republicans accused New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie of getting too cozy with President Barack Obama after Superstorm Sandy.

06/28/2013

A new poll finds that Wisconsin representative and 2012 vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is the most popular politician among Republicans. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Gallup: Christie More Favorable Among Dems Than GOP Voters

A new poll finds that Wisconsin representative and 2012 vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is the most popular politician among Republicans.

06/18/2013

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the funeral of Sen. Frank Lautenberg on June 5, 2013. (credit: CBS New York)

Biden: Easier To Eulogize Lautenberg Than Strom Thurmond

Tenacity marked U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s journey from a childhood so poor his family couldn’t afford his bar mitzvah to his life as a multimillionaire businessman who served for decades in the Senate, relatives and dignitaries said Wednesday at his funeral at a New York City synagogue.

06/05/2013

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