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Sen. Tim Scott speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md, on March 14, 2013.

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Sen. Tim Scott speaks at the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md, on March 14, 2013.

Law at CPAC: Party Kingmaking Gone

Steven Law, who leads several outside groups that help finance Republican candidates, argued today at the Conservative Political Action Conference that political parties are no longer the force they once were. Speaking at a panel about who should pick candidates,...

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White smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel meaning that cardinals elected a new pope on the second day of their secret conclave on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican.

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White smoke rises from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel meaning that cardinals elected a new pope on the second day of their secret conclave on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican.

Vatican Tweets: ‘Habemus Papam’ — Francesco I, First From New World

Updated repeatedly from 3:18 to 6:40 pm EDT White smoke in Rome: Better than any exit poll. This is how the word was spread, online: HABEMUS PAPAM \o/ \o/ \o/ \o/ \o/ \o/ — VaticanCommunication (@PCCS_VA) March 13, 2013 A...

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks at a press conference on the Official English Act in 2012.

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks at a press conference on the Official English Act in 2012.

Latham’s Decision to Avoid Senate Bid May Clear Path for King

Republican Rep. Tom Latham told supporters in Iowa today that he doesn’t intend to run for a Senate seat there in 2014, clearing a path for a potential bid by fellow Republican Rep. Steve King. Latham and King had been...

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Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, left, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 27, 2012.

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Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, left, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 27, 2012.

Rove as Kingmaker Rejected by Republicans Seeking Better Returns

For more than a decade, Republicans have looked to Karl Rove for the solution. Now, a growing number see him as the problem. Rove, 62, has put his imprimatur and donor money behind the Conservative Victory Project, formed to choose...

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A Tea Party protester in San Francisco, California.

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A Tea Party protester in San Francisco, California.

Rove: ‘I Don’t Want a (Tea Party) Fight’ — with Fighting Words

Karl Rove says he isn’t at war with the Tea Party. Then he blasts the Tea Party groups complaining about his new venture into Republican primary races. Rove was speaking with fellow Fox News employee Sean Hannity last night to...

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Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Ravens won 34-31 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Ravens won 34-31 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Law vs. Bozell: How Ray Lewis Fits In Picture

Steven Law, one of the strategists with Karl Rove in the Conservative Victory Project, said this morning on Laura Ingraham’s radio show that the group is compatible with the Tea Party, adding that it would back a wide range of...

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Ken Koeppe wears tea bags on his hat during an Americans For Prosperity rally.

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Ken Koeppe wears tea bags on his hat during an Americans For Prosperity rally.

Rove and ‘Fake Conservatives:’ ‘Go Away,’ Bozell Says

A new Karl Rove plan to spend money in Republican primary races has stoked anger among Republicans who think the party needs to track right rather than to the center, Bloomberg News reports. “Their idea of the most electable presidential...

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 4, 2012.

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Representative Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat from Ohio, greets delegates at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sept. 4, 2012.

Kucinich to Fox: ‘Open’ to His Views

To the losers go the TV deals: This just in from The Plain Dealer and wires: Cleveland’s own Dennis Kucinich, the retired congressman and liberal firebrand, has a new assignment. FOX News contributor. Kucinich, 66, a former Cleveland mayor as well...

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Fox News commentator Karl Rove during a Republican Party election night gathering  in Denver on Nov. 6, 2012.

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Fox News commentator Karl Rove during a Republican Party election night gathering in Denver on Nov. 6, 2012.

Crossroads No Non-Profit, IRS Told

Two groups that favor stronger campaign finance laws renewed their complaints against Crossroads GPS, founded with the help of Karl Rove, as they asked the Internal Revenue Service to deny nonprofit status to the organization that spent $71 million to...

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