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Former Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Fiorina listens to a question from the media after speaking at the New England Council's "Politics and Eggs" breakfast in Bedford

Former HP CEO Fiorina puts chances of presidential bid over 90 percent

By Alina Selyukh and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive Carly Fiorina said on Sunday the chances she would run for the U.S. presidency in 2016 were "higher than 90 percent" and that she would announce her plans in late April to early May. Fiorina, speaking on "Fox News Sunday," […]

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Bill Maher Interviews Mike Huckabee About Religion, Possible Presidential Run And More

HBO: Bill speaks with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee about his political aspirations and his new book, "God, Guns, Grits and Gravy.". Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

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GOP Presidential Race Shaping Up as a Marathon

“The race for the Republican presidential nomination is shaping up to be one of the most drawn-out in a generation,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The candidate field looks unusually crowded, with more than a dozen contenders appealing to different slices of the GOP. The rise of super PACs allows candidates to stay in the […]

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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Hires Firm in Possible Presidential Run Ramp-Up

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political-action committee is hiring a Texas-based digital firm as the Republican continues to eye a 2016 run for president. The firm will conduct website development, online fundraising and email marketing for Mr. Christie’s PAC, Leadership Matters for America, as he considers running. Full News here – Washington Wire

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“Meet The Press” Roundtable: U.S.-Israel Tension, Potential Presidential Candidates

John Stanton, Helene Cooper, Rich Lowry, Jane Harman and William Cooper join Chuck Todd. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Videos

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Likely GOP Presidential Candidates Seek Texas Dollars

A battle is on among Republicans for presidential campaign donors in Texas, a state where several of the likely 2016 contenders claim roots. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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File photo of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) addressing the International Association of Firefighters delegates at IAFF Presidential Forum

U.S. Senator Cruz to announce presidential run Monday: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Texas Senator Ted Cruz will announce his plan to seek the Republican presidential nomination on Monday, a Cruz aide told Reuters on Sunday. The first-term senator, who is scheduled to speak at Liberty University in Virginia on Monday, is a favorite of the conservative Tea Party movement. He would become the first […]

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Senator Ted Cruz greets supporter Earl Spruce at the Strafford County Republican Committee Chili and Chat in Barrington

Texas Senator Ted Cruz to announce presidential run: report

(Reuters) – Republican Senator Ted Cruz plans to announce on Monday that he will run for president in 2016, the Houston Chronicle reported on its website. The newspaper, citing senior advisers to the Texas senator who spoke on condition of anonymity, reported that Cruz would launch a presidential bid outright rather than the traditional path […]

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The Biggest GOP Presidential Field Ever?

The Hill: “As many as 20 Republicans are taking a serious look at running for the White House in 2016. A handful of candidates have moved aggressively into the field, and others are expected to ramp up in the coming weeks, with several announcements expected in April.” Full News here – Political Wire

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Karim Wade, son of Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade, attends a rally by his father's political party PDS in Dakar

Senegal opposition selects on-trial Wade as presidential candidate

Senegal's main opposition party on Saturday chose Karim Wade as its candidate at the next presidential election, even though a court is about to rule on corruption charges that could put him behind bars for seven years. Wade was a powerful minister when his father, Abdoulaye Wade, was president. The decision by the Senegalese Democratic […]

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