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Protestors heckle Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a town hall meeting hosted by Heritage Action For America at the Hilton Anatole on August 20, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

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Protestors heckle Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a town hall meeting hosted by Heritage Action For America at the Hilton Anatole on August 20, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

Cruz Control Off: Defunding ‘Obamacare’ Non-Starter with Republicans

“Defunding Obamacare.” For the non-starter of the season, a lot of wheels are spinning on this one. “Right now, the people fighting the hardest against defunding Obamacare are Republicans,” Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, one of the Republicans fighting Obamacare,...

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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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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Rep Paul Ryan wave to supporters at the Augusta Expoland in Fishersville, Virginia, the day after the first Presidential debate.

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Rep Paul Ryan wave to supporters at the Augusta Expoland in Fishersville, Virginia, the day after the first Presidential debate.

Romney: 47% `Completely Wrong’

Updated at 5:38 pm EDT President Barack Obama may have missed an opportunity to hold Republican Mitt Romney to his fundraising comment about 47 percent of Americans being out of reach to him during their televised debate this week, but...

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Reverend Jeremiah Wright, senior pastor of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on April 28, 2008.

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Reverend Jeremiah Wright, senior pastor of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on April 28, 2008.

Anatomy of a Political `News’ Hit

In the afternoon before the first of three presidential debates, the Drudge Report, a Web site with a large following, announced that a problematic videotape was coming. Stay tuned. Near the start of the evening newscasts, Drudge reported that FOX...

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Fox News Channel television, radio talk host, author, and conservative political commentator, Sean Hannity in Tyler, Texas, in this 2009 file photo.

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Fox News Channel television, radio talk host, author, and conservative political commentator, Sean Hannity in Tyler, Texas, in this 2009 file photo.

Ryan to Hannity: Obama `Trashing’ Rivals with `Cynical’ Campaign

Paul Ryan and Sean Hannity are old friends. They had a talk today on The Sean Hannity Show — “The stop-Obama express” — syndicated on hundreds of ABC News Radio affiliates nationwide. Hannity was talking about the ` hunt”  to “destroy”...

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Mitt Romney with senior advisor Beth Myers  aboard his campaign plane.

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Mitt Romney with senior advisor Beth Myers aboard his campaign plane.

Romney: `Paid Taxes Every Year’

“I have paid taxes every year, and a lot of taxes,” Republican Mitt Romney said today. His unequivocal statement is a response to suggestions from Harry Reid, the Democratic Senate majority leader, that Romney has averted paying taxes for many...

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Ann Romney nimbly avoids her horse Rafalca during a photo op at the National Grand Prix Dressage Championship at the United States Equestrian Federation Festival of Champions.

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Ann Romney nimbly avoids her horse Rafalca during a photo op at the National Grand Prix Dressage Championship at the United States Equestrian Federation Festival of Champions.

Romney’s Rafalca: ‘Dancing Around the Issues,’ Pushing Boundaries?

There are TV ads, and there are videos. The TV ads are broadcast, or relayed by cable networks, to millions of Americans in battleground states, all aimed at influencing public opinion about the presidential election contest. The videos are rolled...

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