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Representative Michael "Mike" Rogers, a Republican from Michigan, during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 30, 2013.

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Representative Michael "Mike" Rogers, a Republican from Michigan, during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 30, 2013.

Rogers: Eyes on Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina Living Rooms

Mike Rogers said the three magic names: Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. It’s enough to gain any serious politician special notice. There’s another unspoken word here: Cumulus. That’s the company hiring the retiring Republican House intelligence chairman from Michigan...

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Texas Governor Rick Perry after addressing the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference on March 7, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry after addressing the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference on March 7, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

CPAC Straw Poll: Crowded Contest

It’s that time of year again, when the many of biggest names in the Republican Party converge on the nation’s capital — or at least a Maryland convention center just down the river — for the annual Conservative Political Action...

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the 10th National Automobile Dealers Association Convention on Jan. 27, 2014 in New Orleans.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the 10th National Automobile Dealers Association Convention on Jan. 27, 2014 in New Orleans.

Hillary Clinton’s Advantage, 15-20% and Counting

Hillary Clinton is sitting on top of the political world. For all the talk about potential challengers within her own party for the 2016 presidential nomination, and match-ups with the best-known Republicans, the former secretary of state, senator from New...

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Former Arkansas governor and FOX new personality Mike Huckabee signs copies of his book at the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference.

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Former Arkansas governor and FOX new personality Mike Huckabee signs copies of his book at the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference.

Huckabee’s Female ‘Libido’ Line ‘Offensive’ to Women: White House

Updated at 3:42 pm EST Mike Huckabee was trying to argue that Democrats have narrowcast women as only caring about issues related to birth control as he spoke today to members of the Republican National Committee in Washington. It ended...

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, center, and Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D), right, are introduced and take the stage during a campaign event for at VFW Post 1503, October 27, 2013 in Dale City, Virginia.

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, center, and Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D), right, are introduced and take the stage during a campaign event for at VFW Post 1503, October 27, 2013 in Dale City, Virginia.

McAuliffe’s Voter-Drawing Power: Obamas Closing Virginia Contest

In the run-up to Election Day in the Virginia governor’s race, Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe is getting boosts from current and former Democratic presidents who bring a hefty dose of star power to the task of turning out voters. Republican...

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Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas, speaks at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 29, 2012.

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Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas, speaks at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 29, 2012.

Huckabee Still Thinking About 2016

Some things seem to never change in the Grand Old Party. Sarah Palin is heading to Iowa next month to generate some buzz just ahead of her latest book release. And now Mike Huckabee says he’s thinking about running for...

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Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley arrives to introduce President Barack Obama at Prince Georges Community College on September 26, 2013 in Largo, Maryland.

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Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley arrives to introduce President Barack Obama at Prince Georges Community College on September 26, 2013 in Largo, Maryland.

O’Malley’s March: Guitar Is In Again

New Hampshire’s Democratic Party wants to be sure those attending their November fundraiser know a thing or two about the honored guest, Maryland’s Gov. Martin O’Malley. To that end, the party sent out an e-mail with key points about the...

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivers remarks at the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Day Dinner at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center on May 10, 2013, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivers remarks at the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Day Dinner at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center on May 10, 2013, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Paul, Cruz: Iowa Pastors Embrace

Understand this about Iowa: There’s a reason Mike Huckabee, Baptist preacher turned governor of Arkansas, played well there in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. Toward the end of that race, as his odds grew shorter, he...

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U.S. Representative and former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, Republican of Minnesota, tries Google Glass after leaving a meeting Republican Party Caucus on Capitol Hill on May 15, 2013.

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U.S. Representative and former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, Republican of Minnesota, tries Google Glass after leaving a meeting Republican Party Caucus on Capitol Hill on May 15, 2013.

Bachmann: ‘Lord Calling Me’ to Retire

“Michelle, My Belle,” the theme music plays in the introduction to Mike Huckabee’s interview with Michele Bachmann today — he being someone who won the Iowa Republican caucuses, she being someone who bombed in Iowa. Bachmann explains her impending retirement from Congress...

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