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Politics Feb 263 questions for Republican presidential hopefuls ahead of CPAC
It’s that time of year again -- time for CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, when potential Republican presidential hopefuls try to woo activists from around the country who are gathering just outside of Washington. Here's what to watch.
Politics Feb 255 graphs that show how the face of America is changing
Hispanics are one of the largest and fastest-growing voting blocs in the country and stand to be a political powerhouse over the next two generations. A new report shows that the country is getting more diverse, more educated and older.
Politics Feb 24Who were the biggest presidential vetoers?
With his veto of the Keystone Pipeline, President Obama issued the third veto of his presidency. That is the fewest of any president since James Garfield in 1881.
Politics Feb 24The 3 possibilities in the shutdown showdown over Homeland Security
With four days left until the Department of Homeland Security runs out of funding (Friday at midnight), the politics remain complicated but the options for Congress are simple: (1) Let DHS funding run out, (2) Fund the agency for the…
Politics Feb 23If you’re running for president, you’ve got to answer the ‘gotcha’ questions
It’s one of those questions. “Is President Obama a Christian?” “I don’t know,” is not the right way to answer if you’re a serious presidential candidate. But that’s what Republican Scott Walker said this weekend, trying to punt and play…
Politics Feb 23Congress has no plan to prevent a Homeland Security shutdown this week
As some of us have been predicting, funding for the Department of Homeland Security has come down to the final week. Just five days from DHS running out of funding and shutting down, there is STILL no clear off ramp.
Politics Feb 19Who said it? Bush vs. Obama on Islam
Today in the Morning Line: The president defends his words on terror A problem for the White House Can you tell which quotes are from President Obama and which are from former President George W. Bush? Word play: Leading…
Politics Feb 18Does having a college degree matter in a president?
Today in the Morning Line: Scott Walker doesn’t have a college degree. Should anyone care? Nine presidents — two on Mount Rushmore — didn’t have college degrees But just one president in the last 114 years didn’t have one…
Politics Feb 17Texas judge blocks Obama immigration action
Today in the Morning Line: Federal judge halts Obama’s executive action the day before it’s set to take place Obama administration to appeal decision Americans disapprove of Obama’s handling of foreign policy Why Jeb Bush has to talk about…
Politics Feb 12What’s behind Jeb Bush’s orchestrated rollout
For someone who is supposedly not running yet for president, Jeb Bush is running what is pretty close to a full-on presidential campaign.