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Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS Is Back — in New Hampshire

Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, the nonprofit issue-advocacy group founded with help from Republican strategist Karl Rove, is making its television debut in the 2014 election. Its targets: President Barack Obama’s health care law and Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New...

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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Cruz-ing for Gridiron Laughs: Texas Senator Wrote a Few Himself

Sen. Ted Cruz wrote the jokes about Sen. Mitch McConnell himself. Noting that Secretary of State John Kerry had arrived at the annual winter dinner of the Gridiron Club in white-tie and tails as the official representative for President Barack...

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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush signs the book "Immigation Wars" he co-authored with Clint Bolick at a book signing during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013.

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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush signs the book "Immigation Wars" he co-authored with Clint Bolick at a book signing during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013.

Jeb Bush Tops List Republicans Want to See Run in 2016: NYT/CBS Poll

Written with Ryan Kerr Just as Jeb Bush’s words about the possible difficulty of his family name in another presidential campaign were settling in — a concern which he says Hillary Clinton should have as well — comes a new...

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Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, in Washington, D.C.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, in Washington, D.C.

Most Liberal, Conservative in Congress: National Journal’s 2013 Rankings

Guess who’s missing from the list of most liberal lawmakers. Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts who has challenged Wall Street both rhetorically and in regulatory action and is viewed as one of the best potential challengers to Hillary...

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Former President Bill Clinton swears in incoming New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall on Jan. 1, 2014.

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Former President Bill Clinton swears in incoming New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall on Jan. 1, 2014.

Clintons: Economic Inequality 2016-Style

In the end, it’s always about Bill Clinton. Or in this case, perhaps, Hillary Clinton. As the former secretary of state, senator from New York and first lady eyes a possible — make that expected — presidential campaign in 2016,...

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, welcomes Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White before a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, welcomes Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White before a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Warren: ‘Not Running for President’

Add one more to the list of those no-way running for the White House in 2016. David Axelrod, who helped President Barack Obama get elected to the Senate and then the presidency, had Elizabeth Warren, the senator from Massachusetts and...

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Martha Coakley smiles as she greets patrons inside Morin's Diner in Attleboro, Mass., on Sept. 16, 2013.

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Martha Coakley smiles as she greets patrons inside Morin's Diner in Attleboro, Mass., on Sept. 16, 2013.

Boston Reversal: Coakley Plays Red Sox, Brown Hangs Up Phone

Could Scott Brown and Martha Coakley be switching personalities? Three years ago, Brown, a Republican, charmed deep-blue Massachusetts with his barn jacket and pick-up truck and whalloped Coakley, a Democrat, in a campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by...

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