Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was one of many Republicans to criticize President Obama’s move on Wednesday to open up diplomatic relations with Cuba, saying the move undermines America’s credibility and the “quest for a free and democratic Cuba.”
Alan Gross, who arrived in the United States Wednesday following a five-year imprisonment in Cuba, concluded his statement to the press with these simple words: “Good to be home”
Calling President Obama “willfully ignorant” and “the worst negotiator” the U.S. has had in decades, Sen. Marco Rubio on Wednesday slammed the administration’s agreement with Cuba to open normal diplomatic relations for the first time in more than 50 years, saying the deal will only allow Cuban President Raul Castro to shore up his power base and continue oppressing his own people.
Top congressional Republicans accused the Obama administration Wednesday of failing to steel themselves and Obamacare customers for a Supreme Court ruling next year that could cut off the law’s subsidies to two-thirds of the states.
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says that while her bid to oust incoming Majority Leader Mitch McConnell didn’t turn out as she’d hope, she knows that “there’s a bigger plan in store.”
Ben Carson is midway through a significant trip to Israel to see the Holy Land for himself - including the spiritual, political and security-minded factors that are realities for the nation. His journey includes a visit to Nazareth, Galilee and Bethlehem - along with tours of the Gaza strip, terrorist tunnels, a military base and Hadassah Medical Center
Illegal immigrants who gained tentative legal status under President Obama’s 2012 amnesty for so-called Dreamers have issued a challenge to would-be 2016 GOP presidential candidates, demanding to know whether the Republicans would deport the Dreamers and their parents.
Republican Martha McSally was declared the winner in Arizona’s 2nd congressional district race Wednesday, defeating Democratic Rep. Ron Barber by 167 votes out of about 220,000 cast.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, speaking in the early presidential state of Iowa Tuesday, said he doesn’t want the “party establishment” picking political candidates.
First President Obama traded five Guantanamo terror detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, now he swapped three Cuban spies for Alan Gross — moves that drew criticism slamming him as the ‘worst negotiator’ as president since Jimmy Carter.
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, whose 2012 presidential bid ended shortly after his third-place finish in the New Hampshire primary, said former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush could easily finish high enough in the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses to spur on sufficient momentum for a 2016 run.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont Independent, said in Iowa Tuesday he’s trying to gauge whether or not he’ll be able to mobilize enough grassroots support against the “billionaire class” to make a serious run at the White House in 2016.