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Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Kelly Ayotte, and Arne Sorenson, president of Marriott International.

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Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Kelly Ayotte, and Arne Sorenson, president of Marriott International.

Ayotte, Hagan Men’s Gym Mates?

Despite their political differences, Sens. Kay Hagan, North Carolina Democrat, and Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire Republican, enjoy a warm collegial relationship. Where do they hangout? “We need to tell this group that where we see each other the most is...

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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, during a town hall meeting in Belmar, New Jersey, on March 25, 2014.

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Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey, during a town hall meeting in Belmar, New Jersey, on March 25, 2014.

Christie Staff Moving to N.H.: There Goes Another One

Colin Reed, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s spokesman since March 2013, is leaving the administration to work as campaign manager of Scott Brown’s expected Senate race. Matt Mowers, previously a member of Christie’s administration and a former campaign aide, was...

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, in Washington, D.C. on July 15, 2010.

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, in Washington, D.C. on July 15, 2010.

Democrats on Brown: Every Senator Doesn’t Get Two States

Senate Republicans got a blast from the recent past when former — and potentially future — colleague Scott Brown joined them for lunch today at the Capitol. Brown, who won his Massachusetts Senate seat in a January 2010 special election,...

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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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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 Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, in this July 15, 2010 file photo.

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Senator Scott Brown, a Republican from Massachusetts, in this July 15, 2010 file photo.

Brown Severs Newsmax Ties

Republican Scott Brown has severed ties with the conservative website Newsmax after the organization used his name and email list to send out an article promoting the views of Dr. Russell Blaylock, a conspiracy theorist who believes fluoride causes Alzheimer’s...

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State chairman of Montana, wears a tie decorated with elephant mascots at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 30, 2012.

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State chairman of Montana, wears a tie decorated with elephant mascots at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 30, 2012.

Republicans’ 2016 Calendar Seeks Order

The Republican Party wants to do things both sooner and later in 2016. Later comes in the form of what’s being billed as stronger enforcement mechanisms to keep states from pushing their presidential nominating caucuses and primaries earlier and earlier...

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Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts at an event on April 4, 2013 in Nashua, N.H.

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Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts at an event on April 4, 2013 in Nashua, N.H.

Scott Brown: ‘Coming Soon’

Coming soon, to a computer near you: Scott Brown “Giving power back to the people.” So says his word-sparing, place-holding website. In New Hampshire? As Bloomberg’s Annie Linskey notes: “Brown has sent signals that he is prepared to seek the Republican nomination...

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