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Delegates at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 28, 2012.

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Delegates at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Aug. 28, 2012.

Republican ‘Start-Up’ Targets Voters, Donors — and Democrats

In an office with walls covered by dry erase boards, one phrase in bold red block letters stands out above the multi-colored scribbled notes, ideas and equations: “Does this drive data & dollars?” That’s the question each of the 40-plus...

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Paul Paucar (L-R), Homero Paucar, Giovanny Paucar and Ivonne Cucalon sit with, Jessica Adames, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as they try to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of Americas on March 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

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Paul Paucar (L-R), Homero Paucar, Giovanny Paucar and Ivonne Cucalon sit with, Jessica Adames, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as they try to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of Americas on March 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 53%

About 53 percent of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul four years after he signed it into law. That compares with 41 percent who approve of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a Pew Research...

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Showgirls walk along Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas.

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Showgirls walk along Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas.

Vegas: Odds of Winning 2016 RNC?

Imagine the headlines: Republicans Rolling the Dice on 2016. Imagine Harry Reid’s headache. Imagine Howard Stern’s show. The Nevada Host Committee, Inc. announced today that it will make a formal bid to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Las...

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Nithin Mathew, president of the California College Republicans, speaks at a town hall meeting with the state's Asian Republican leadership during the California Republican Party convention on Feb. 25, 2012 in Burlingame, Calif.

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Nithin Mathew, president of the California College Republicans, speaks at a town hall meeting with the state's Asian Republican leadership during the California Republican Party convention on Feb. 25, 2012 in Burlingame, Calif.

RNC Adds Hispanic Staff — Mission: Countering Democratic Advantage

The Hispanic and Asian payroll at the Republican National Committee continues to grow, as the party works to boost its standing with the nation’s growing minority voting blocs. The RNC is announcing today the hiring of seven additional Hispanic “engagement”...

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World War II veteran Arde Ramesbothom, center, of Kansas City, Missouri, and other veterans in his group are greeted and welcomed at the World War II Memorial on October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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World War II veteran Arde Ramesbothom, center, of Kansas City, Missouri, and other veterans in his group are greeted and welcomed at the World War II Memorial on October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC.

RNC Offers to Fund WWII Memorial

The Republican National Committee is offering to pay to keep the World War II Memorial in Washington open during the government shutdown, an action the Democratic National Committee is calling a stunt. “The Obama administration has decided they want to...

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, left, speaks while her daughter Chelsea Clinton, listens during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York, on Sept. 26, 2013.

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, left, speaks while her daughter Chelsea Clinton, listens during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York, on Sept. 26, 2013.

Clinton Documentary Pre-Empted: Producer Says No One’s Talking

Updated at 12:43 pm EDT CNN’s planned documentary about Hillary Clinton which so angered Republican Party leaders that they voted to ban the network from 2016 presidential primary debates has been cancelled, according to the project’s director. In a blog...

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Wide receiver Cole Beasley #11 of the Dallas Cowboys pulls in a touchdown pass against cornerback Joselio Hanson #23 of the Oakland Raiders during the second quarter of a preseason game on August 9, 2013.

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Wide receiver Cole Beasley #11 of the Dallas Cowboys pulls in a touchdown pass against cornerback Joselio Hanson #23 of the Oakland Raiders during the second quarter of a preseason game on August 9, 2013.

Christie to N.Y. Giants: Sorry

Chris Christie, New Jersey’s blunt-spoken Republican governor, will be in Texas this weekend raising Republican cash. And watching the Dallas Cowboys play a home game against the New York Giants. Don’t expect him to be pulling for the Giants, who...

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