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Warner, Paul applaud House action on cost-cutters legislation

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Rand Paul (R-KY) applauded the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.


Senate committee approves bill to reduce wasteful end-of-year spending

A Senate committee approved a proposal from Mark Warner and Rand Paul to empower federal workers to identify and cut down on unnecessary federal spending.


Is U.S. better off for Iraq? Trump, surprisingly, is the voice of Republican reason

Going head on at a question about the fallout from the Iraq war would seem to be as fun for a Republican on a live TV debate as a root canal.


Chris Christie would shoot down Russian planes in Syria!

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is banking his campaign on selling himself as the national security guy.


Rand Paul calls out Trump on close down Internet to stop ISIS proposal

Few are paying serious attention to Sen. Rand Paul, based on the polls, but he can be compelling when you get to hear him.


Republican candidates discuss ISIS strategies

To former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, the biggest obstacle to defeating ISIS is getting “the lawyers off the backs of the war fighters.”


Syrian refugees: No huddled masses here

Not surprisingly, you didn’t find at Tuesday’s CNN Republican debate a lot of support for accepting refugees from the deadly four-year civil war in Syria.


Earth Talk: Where do the Republican presidential hopefuls stand on environmental issues?

In recent decades, Republicans have certainly been far less sympathetic to environmental causes than the Democrats, and this year’s batch of candidates for the party’s presidential nomination is no exception.


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Jason Farrell: Why Libertarians are failing at politics

Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center dropped a truth bomb on the beltway in his recent piece for Fox News about the decline of Rand Paul. Taylor notes that the alleged growth of the libertarian movement in the wake of the Ron Paul campaign was largely illusory.


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Terry McAuliffe traveling to support Hillary: And the big deal is?

The Washington Post has a story about Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and his travel schedule related to the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign.


Winners and Losers: Republican Presidential Debate

Who knew that the folks at FNC could be hard on Republicans? Well, OK, they were hard on Donald Trump, and they don’t seem to think he’s an actual Republican.


Mark Warner, Rand Paul introduce bill to reduce wasteful end-of-year federal spending

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Rand Paul (R-KY) have teamed up on a bipartisan proposal to empower federal workers to identify and cut down on unnecessary federal spending.


Poll: Ted Cruz has Republican presidential momentum

It’s a crowded Republican 2016 presidential field, and Ted Cruz is trying to fight his way to the top tier.


If it matters: Hillary leads GOP field in early, early 2016 polling

A poll out last week from Public Policy Polling has presumptive 2016 Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton lapping the Republican Party field.