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Rep. Paul Ryan, House Budget Committee Chairman, during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor.

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Rep. Paul Ryan, House Budget Committee Chairman, during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor.

Ryan: GOP ‘Party of Ideas’ — Democrats ‘Party of Personalities’

Among the many Republicans addressing the Conservative Action Political Conference are some who have their eyes on the party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Then there are some considered unlikely or unable to seek it. House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan may be...

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Former Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney acknowledges the crowd after he was introduced by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley during the second day of the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Former Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney acknowledges the crowd after he was introduced by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley during the second day of the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Romney: ‘We Have Not Lost Our Way’

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, goffered an emotional thank you today as he struck a positive tone for his party in his first public speech since losing the election to President Barack Obama. As he recalled some of...

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Rand Paul, left, enjoys a light moment with his father Ron Paul during a campaign event in Erlanger, Kentucky.

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Rand Paul, left, enjoys a light moment with his father Ron Paul during a campaign event in Erlanger, Kentucky.

Paul: Son Also Rises, Ready for CPAC

Another CPAC, another Paul. The American Conservative Union, which has provided a friendly forum for the likes of Texas Rep. Ron Paul and other candidates for national office, will hear from the former congressman’s son, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky,...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. (left) and Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. (left) and Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.

Senate Odd Couple: Bernie Sanders/Jeff Sessions

Lo and behold, President Barack Obama has struck a blow for bipartisanship — something that’s in such short supply these days. With his nomination of Jack Lew to take the helm at the Treasury Department, Obama managed to unite Jeff Sessions...

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