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Joseph Curl

Joseph Curl covered the White House and politics for a decade for The Washington Times. He can be reached at and on Twitter @josephcurl.

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FILE - In this April 29,2015 file photo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks in Houston. He spoke in a language most Republican presidential primary voters do not understand. “You are part of the new wave of hope for this country,” Jeb Bush said in fluent Spanish to the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference this week. Switching to English, he said the U.S. needs immigrants for the country “to become young and dynamic again.”  (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Republicans bash Bush (Jeb) on Iraq War

Republicans with White House aspirations are quickly running away from the Iraq War, splitting with Jeb Bush, who said he would invade Iraq even without the threat of weapons of mass destruction. Published May 13, 2015

ABC News' Chris Cuomo is leaving the network for CNN, where he is expected to host a new morning show. (Associated Press)

Trump, liberal MSM blames Republicans for Amtrak crash

Some hardcore liberal ghouls came out of the woodwork shortly after the overnight crash of an Amtrak train near Philadelphia, saying Republicans are to blame for failing to fund infrastructure spending and increasing the federal train agency's budget. Published May 13, 2015

Repubican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, speaks at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, in New York, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Fiorina and Hillary Rodham Clinton are bidding to become the first female U.S. president. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Fiorina Buys

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who on Monday announced her campaign for the presidency, was ribbed online for failing to buy the domain Her answer: She bought Seth Published May 6, 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton on the campaign trail. (Associated press)

Team Hillary launches 'rapid response' website

Team Hillary on Tuesday launched a new "rapid response" website and its first order of business: Try to debunk a new book titled "Clinton Cash," which details a convulated tale of money and influence through her charity organization. Published May 5, 2015


Hillary Rodham Clinton, who announced her bid for the presidency April 12, has now gone 24 days while taking just seven questions from the media -- one of which she answered with "I'm having a great time." Published May 5, 2015


Can Chris Christie still make a run?

Chris Christie remains on track to make a run in 2016. And he isn't shying away from tough issues: Last month, he broached the third rail of politics, proposing massive reforms to federal entitlement programs -- reductions to Social Security benefits and raising the eligibility age for retirees. Published May 3, 2015

ABC: Don't you dare use our Bruce Jenner clips

ABC is putting some serious restrictions on what news organizations can do with the Event of the Century -- the network's interview with woman wannabe Bruce Jenner. Published April 24, 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton, who resigned from the Clinton Foundation's board, has faced mounting criticism over the charity's ties to foreign governments. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Hillary is the plastic candidate with the AstroTurf campaign

When Hillary Rodham Clinton announced that she is running for president, she declared that "everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion." But as with everything Clinton, the strategy to humanize Hillary — a multimillionaire who hasn't driven since 1996 and can't remember the last time she got her own morning coffee — has been a a surreal exercise in absurdity. Published April 19, 2015