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The Warren Commission

January 12, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
In a new focus group, voters agreed about one thing: Elizabeth Warren is one of the most intriguing contenders for 2016.
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Boston Marathon Trial Jury Selection, Potential Charges for Petraeus and Romney...Again?

January 9, 2015
1200 potential jurors summoned in Tsarnaev trial and Petraeus could face charges for sharing classified information.
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Huckabee’s challenge in 2016: Growing a national campaign from the grass roots

January 5, 2015
Robert Costa, Dan Balz | The Washington Post
If Mike Huckabee is going to make a serious run for the Republican presidential nomination, he will have to do something he was unable to do in 2008: raise millions of dollars and build a sprawling national campaign to complement the well of support he has among evangelicals and grass-roots activists in early primary states.

Shifting Political Landscape in 2015

January 2, 2015
With a Republican-controlled Congress, what's in store for Obama's final 2 years?
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Democrats see rising populist sentiment. But can it shake Hillary Clinton?

December 24, 2014
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Last Wednesday, in a coffeehouse in downtown Des Moines, a group of progressive activists launched an effort they hope will change the 2016 presidential campaign and in the process upend the Democratic Party.
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Jeb Bush e-mails offer a look at the Republican’s hands-on style as governor

December 24, 2014
Matea Gold, Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman | The Washington Post
The new governor of Florida was feeling exhausted and beleaguered. It was after 10 o’clock at night, and Jeb Bush was still going through angry e-mails.
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Jeb Bush, Mr. Sunshine

December 23, 2014
Michael Scherer | TIME
At times like this, Joy is not the most obvious theme to build a presidential campaign around. So it is all the more surprising that Jeb Bush cannot stop talking about that most delightful and fleeting of human emotions.

North Korea's Sony Hack Attack, U.S.-Cuba Relations Thaw, and Bush, Clinton Political Dynasties

December 19, 2014
North Korea hacks Sony, Changing Cuba relations, and political dynasties
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Hillary and Jeb: How the deciders decide

December 8, 2014
Gloria Borger | CNN
Lost amidst the predictable clutter of the "will-he-or won't-she" questions about whether Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton will actually run for the presidency is an unexpected development: a hint of authenticity.
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