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  • Bill benefiting Rand Paul passes Senate committee

    Republican Senate leaders in Kentucky cheered a bipartisan vote Wednesday that advanced a bill to let Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul run for president without automatically giving up his Senate seat - but Democratic leaders in the House warned it was not a sign the bill has enough support to become law.


  • CURL: Today's GOP really is Reagan's 'Big Tent' party

    The mainstream media have a meme they post over and over and over: The Republican Party is in "disarray." Sometimes they say it's "divided." Or there's "discord," or "dissension," or "dysfunction." Other times, the GOP is ripped apart by "disunity" or "disharmony."


  • The modern GOP really is Ronald Reagan's 'Big Tent' party

    The mainstream media have a meme they post over and over and over: The Republican Party is in "disarray." Sometimes they say it's "divided." Or there's "discord," or "dissension," or "dysfunction." Other times, the GOP is ripped apart by "disunity" or "disharmony."


  • Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014. Friday marks the second day of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, which brings together prospective presidential candidates, conservative opinion leaders and tea party activists from coast to coast. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Rand Paul wins 2014 CPAC straw poll, Ted Cruz finishes a distant second

    Sen. Rand Paul demolished his competition in the 2014 Washington Times/CPAC presidential preference straw poll on Saturday, winning 31 percent of the vote -- nearly three times the total of second-place Sen. Ted Cruz.


  • FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2014 file photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., walks towards waiting reporters in front of federal court in Washington. A potential 2016 presidential candidate, Paul has been announced Thursday, March 6, 2014, as keynote speaker for the southwest Ohio GOP's annual Lincoln-Reagan fundraiser dinner. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Bill would let Paul run for 2 offices at same time

    Rand Paul's biggest political decision is approaching: whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his U.S. Senate seat. A Republican lawmaker from his home state wants to free him from the potential dilemma by letting him run for both.


  • At a Crossroads: Sen. Ted Cruz (left) of Texas, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (center) and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida are among the conference speakers grappling with the question of how to govern while sticking to conservative principles. (Associated Press)

    CPAC 2014: GOP optimism, agenda emerge at CPAC

    Gov. Chris Christie fired up the crowd at CPAC Thursday with his call for Republicans to present a positive agenda, while Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio laid out the outlines of what that kind of agenda could look like — and Rep. Paul Ryan sounded like a man who's seriously thinking about running for the White House.


  • Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican and chairman of the House Budget Committee, called President Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget "a campaign brochure" and said the president seems determined to do nothing about fiscal challenges. (Associated Press)

    CPAC 2014: Ryan says 'Once again, the GOP is where the action is'

    Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, said Thursday that despite some recent jockeying and perceived turmoil in the Republican party, the GOP is "where the action is" and "the center of gravity is shifting."


  • Bill would let Paul run for 2 offices at same time

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul faces a potential quandary as he weighs whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his Senate seat. Legislation introduced Thursday in his home state would allow him to run for both.


  • Groups allege illegal coordination by Zinke

    Two Washington, D.C.-based advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday accusing a U.S. House candidate in Montana of illegally coordinating with the political action committee he created.


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