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On Iraq question, Jeb Bush stumbles and the GOP hopefuls pounce

May 14, 2015
Ed O'Keefe, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Jeb Bush came face-to-face here Wednesday with the perils of carrying a politically divisive family name, skirmishing with voters over the Iraq war and continuing to struggle with how to differentiate himself from his brother.
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Marco Rubio: I’m ready to become commander in chief

May 14, 2015
Michael Crowley, Katie Glueck | POLITICO
In a Wednesday foreign policy address, Marco Rubio staked a claim to being the Republican presidential field’s toughest -- and most qualified -- candidate on national security, capping a four-year effort to cultivate expertise in an area of top concern for GOP voters.
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GOP contenders talk tough, offer few specifics on national security

May 13, 2015
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
As recently as two years ago, it appeared that the 2016 presidential contest was likely to become a monumental debate within the Republican Party over national security and foreign policy.
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How GOP 2016 contenders are vying for the evangelical vote

May 11, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith about the Republican feud for 2016 primary position and the evangelical vote, as well as the battle shaping up between President Obama and Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren over the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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Poll: 2016 Candidates Face United States of Angst

May 12, 2015
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Voters feel threatened, insecure and pessimistic, which wouldn't be news if the unceasing repetition of that polling assessment didn't also complicate the picture for the 2016 presidential contest.
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Fighting the Last War

May 12, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
Jeb Bush isn’t giving clear answers about America’s lessons in Iraq. That’s something no serious candidate can avoid.
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Newest GOP presidential contenders go on defense

May 11, 2015
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
The three most recent entrants in the contest for the 2016 GOP nomination found themselves on the defensive Sunday as they made the round of talk shows.
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ISIS Recruits Through Social Networking, GOP Contenders Race to 2016 and Hillary Clinton Focuses on Fundraising

May 8, 2015
ISIS uses social media to recruit; Texas attackers claim ISIS ties; Republican candidates and potential candidates further their campaigns; Hillary Clinton embraces a Super PAC.
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