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Welcome to the Spotlight, Scott Walker

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 1:27pm
scott walker freedom summit

Let the circus begin.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker brought down the house at the Iowa Freedom Summit last week; and ever since then, everyone from grassroots activists, to...

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Romney Bails on 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12:09pm
draft mitt

Put down those homemade “I STILL BELIEVE IN AMERICA” signs, friends. Romney isn’t running.

Romney dropped the news on supporters and staff this morning over the course of two conference calls, reaffirming p...

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Dems set to target middle class in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:30am
2016 contenders

By now we’re all aware that the race for 2016 started before the ink was dry on the race for 2014. Even before President Obama delivered his already-partially-failed State of the Union slate of promises, we knew that he was go...

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Krauthammer: Scott Walker getting to 2016 Top Tier

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 8:30am
Scott Walker Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer was on the O’Reilly Factor last night to discuss the Republican contenders for 2016. Wisconsin governor Scott Walker got some kind words from Dr. K, who said that his speech in Iowa last weekend changed things.

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You’ll notice in the video that O’Reilly and Krauthammer...

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“Scott Walker 2016 begins today.” WI Governor crushes #FreedomSummit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 3:49pm
scott walker freedom summit

Just minutes ago at the Iowa Freedom Summit, one of 2016′s dark horses catapulted himself out of the murky waters of presidential speculation and into the spotlight.

That person was Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.

Even before Walker took the stage attendees knew that something big was about to happen:

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2016 hopefuls head to Iowa Freedom Summit (Live Stream)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 1:30pm
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We still have over a year to go before the Iowa Caucuses (February 1, 2016—are you EXCITED?????) but GOP movers and shakers are already descending on Iowa to shake hands, make speeches, and (most importantly) soak in as much of the limelight and media attention as they possibly can. This is...

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Who gets the nomination? This decision is happening NOW.

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7:00am
2016 contenders

A clash of the titans? Or that sweet new car smell?

That decision might be made sooner than you think.

Starting in August of this year, Republican candidates for President will set out on...

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Republican presidential debates scheduled—are you excited?!

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 16, 2015 at 6:45pm
debate all the things

The dates are set for the 2016 presidential debate cycle—ARE YOU EXCITED??!!

Yeah, me neither. But the cycle looms like a dark cloud on the horizon, so we might as well get ready for it.

According to reports coming out of this week’s Winter Meeting, the RNC is drastically changing the way...

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The End–and Beginning–of the Perry Era

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:00am
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Yesterday, outgoing Texas Governor Rick Perry delivered his farewell address before the Texas legislature. Perry, who is the longest-serving governor in Texas history, used his time at the podium not only to highlight his accomplishments as Governor, but to lay out a rough outline of how his governing style would take...

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Mitt Trounces Jeb in Reader Poll

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 11:40am
Mitt versus Jeb Legal Insurrection Poll Result January 2014 Pie Chart

I didn’t see this coming.

When Aleister posted the Reader Poll matching Mitt versus Jeb, I thought there would be a relatively close split.

We deliberately forced the readership into that choice to get a sense of how people who normally would not vote for either in a primary would split between the...

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Ben Carson’s pre-campaign troubles

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 12, 2015 at 4:41pm
Is Ben Carson ready for prime time?

Dr. Ben Carson has become a fan favorite among Tea Partiers. A well-spoken, educated, political-outsider with an inspiring story, Carson has created enough excitement to inspire a national effort to draft him into a 2016 Presidential bid.

Being an untried outsider might prove advantageous in some respects… until it comes time...

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Mitt versus Jeb 2016 – If forced to pick one (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 4:34pm
http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/politics/2012/March/Jeb-Bush-Endorses-Romney-as-GOP-Nominee/

Alright Team Insurrection, it’s time for another reader poll.

Philip Rucker and Robert Costa of the Washington Post are speculating about a political collision between Jeb Bush...

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Ready or not, it’s Mitt 2016! (Maybe.)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 9, 2015 at 8:01pm
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During a meeting in New York this week, Mitt Romney told a group of key donors that he is “seriously considering” a third run at the Presidency.

According to a source at the meeting, Romney confirmed, “I’ve run twice. Yeah, I want to be president,” and indicated that if he were...

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Mike Huckabee signing off Fox News … to run for President?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 7:45pm
Mike Huckabee Fox Rumors Running 2016

Reports are that tonight will be Mike Huckabee’s last Saturday night show due to some political announcement he’s probably going to be making, if not tonight then soon.

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Likely GOP 2016 Field Diverse but Not Hyphenated

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 26, 2014 at 11:21am
Rubio Jindal

Ballotpedia lists the following Democrats (in alphabetical order) as potential 2016 presidential candidates:

Joe Biden
Hillary Clinton
Andrew Cuomo
Kirsten Gillibrand
Amy Klobuchar
Martin O’Malley
Bernie Sanders
Brian Schweitzer
Party Mark Warner
Elizabeth Warren
Jim Webb

My goodness.  Not much divers...

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Rubio is winning the media war

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 3:07pm
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Rand Paul may have drawn first blood in the War on the War on Obama’s Cuba Policy©, but it’s Marco Rubio who is set to finish this thing with his reputation intact.

Today, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appeared on ABC’s This Week and nailed fellow Republican and Senate colleague Rand Paul...

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Did Obama’s new Cuba policy just launch Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 7:00am
Marco Rubio Cuba

As the son of parents who left Cuba for a better life in America, this is a subject Rubio cares about deeply.

He’s also extremely well versed in the history of America’s relationship with Cuba as you’ll see in the videos below.

Watching these videos, though, I can’t help wonder whether Obama’s new...

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