New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie is taking risks in charting a path toward a potential 2016 White House run, staking out positions that may alienate his party’s activists as he seeks to demonstrate the broad appeal that could win a presidential election.
Texas Governor Rick Perry’s 2012 presidential campaign is best remembered for his disparaging comments about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and debate performances that even he rated as subpar.
Ohio Senator Rob Portman said at a Bloomberg-Washington Post breakfast at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, that the U.S. presidential debates will help Republican Mitt Romney close a likability gap with President Barack Obama.
As the Florida primary draws to an end, Mitt Romney is showcasing his support from some of the biggest names in the Republican party, highlighting a friendly statement from 1996 presidential nominee Bob Dole and campaigning side-by-side with 2008 nominee John McCain.
The U.S. Senate rejected ratification of a treaty intended to grant equal access for the disabled to employment, health care, education, physical accommodations and legal protection under international law.
Cruelty, fear, cowardice, xenophobia and disrespect invaded the inner sanctum of the U.S. government this week, bringing embarrassment and dishonor to what was once the greatest deliberative body in the world: the U.S. Senate.