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Chaffetz predicts Romney will run in 2016

07/08/2014 10:46am
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said he believes Mitt Romney will run for president again in 2016 and win.

Walker says he knew son was gay wedding witness

07/08/2014 1:00pm
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his 19-year-old son's decision to be a witness at a relative's same-sex marriage isn't a policy statement.

Cruz, tea party groups want probe of Miss. runoff

07/08/2014 3:21pm
In a fresh sign of Republican turmoil, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, tea party groups and losing challenger Chris McDaniel all backed an investigation Tuesday into the June 24 Senate primary runoff in Mississippi, without offering evidence of alleged voter fraud they cited in the bitterly fought race.

FACT CHECK: Grimes releases first negative TV ad

07/08/2014 3:23pm
Shaky claims about Medicare were common in the 2012 campaign, from President Barack Obama on down. Now they've surfaced in this year's midterm elections, in one of the hottest Senate races in the country.

Convention another step for Cleveland's comeback

07/08/2014 4:01pm
The vote by a Republican panel to make Cleveland its host for the party's 2016 national convention could be a big step in the city's efforts to remake a hard-bitten image forged by decades of misfortune.

Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host RNC in 2016

07/08/2014 4:22pm
Cleveland won the unanimous backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP's 2016 presidential pick will accept the party's nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio.

Obama urgently asks $3.7 billion for border crisis

07/08/2014 5:12pm
President Barack Obama appealed to Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border, where unaccompanied children have been showing up by the thousands in a human drama that's causing a political storm in Washington and beyond.

Obama inches into competitive Colorado Senate race

07/08/2014 6:02pm
For the first time, President Barack Obama is inching into one of the highly competitive races that could determine whether Democrats maintain control of the Senate this fall. Obama's trip to Colorado to raise money for Sen. Mark Udall underscores the political risks for vulnerable Democrats of being linked with the increasingly unpopular president.