Rand Paul wins CPAC presidential straw poll
She was not on the speaking program, but Hillary Rodham Clinton had presence at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists on Saturday, as high-profile Republicans launched a dual effort to attack the prospective Democratic presidential candidate and improve the GOP’s longstanding struggle with women voters.
GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase
Some of the GOP’s most prominent conservatives insisted Friday that Republicans should emphasize hot-button social issues like abortion and gay marriage in this year’s midterm elections, exposing an ideological divide within a party trying to capture the Senate and then the White House.
Romney backs Iowa Republican Ernst for US Senate
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is endorsing for re-election a handful of federal lawmakers, as well as a state senator from Iowa seeking that state’s GOP Senate nomination.
Wisconsin Rep. Ryan to headline 2nd Iowa GOP event
Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is planning his second trip to Iowa since running as the Republicans’ 2012 vice presidential nominee.
La.'s Landrieu looks for independent, GOP support
Democrat Mary Landrieu’s quest for a fourth Senate term will turn on whether she can attract just enough support from independents and Republicans to win in this increasingly conservative state.
Pastor: Obama is paving the way for the Antichrist
Already no stranger to controversy, the Rev. Robert Jeffress, a Dallas megachurch pastor, is coming out with a book that claims President Barack Obama is clearing the way for the Antichrist.
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