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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the Northwest Suburban Republican Lincoln Day Dinner in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Majority of New Jersey voters view Christie unfavorably: poll

A majority of New Jersey registered voters view Governor Chris Christie unfavorably, a poll showed on Friday, underscoring the headwinds the outspoken Republican could face in securing his party's nomination for the 2016 presidential election. The poll by Rutgers-Eagleton noted that "for the first time" a majority, 53 percent, were unfavorably inclined toward the governor, […]

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In Iowa, GOP Hopefuls Court Range of Voters

A parade of potential candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination sought to win the favor of conservative activists at an Iowa forum but also called for expanding the party’s appeal to centrist Republicans and, in some cases, to Democrats. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Jorge Ramos, Voice of Latino Voters on Univision, Sends Shiver Through G.O.P.

Mr. Ramos, the influential Univision and Fusion anchor, has begun criticizing Republicans over their immigration stance, posing a challenge to their 2016 hopes. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Prof. Philip E. Converse, Expert on How Voters Decide, Dies at 86

Professor Converse, in “The American Voter,” concluded with three co-authors in 1960 that most voters were remarkably uninformed and based their preferences largely on party affiliation. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush addresses the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington

Iowa and New Hampshire voters will listen before they judge Bush

By Mark Guarino DAVENPORT, Iowa (Reuters) – Bob Shelley neatly folds his newspaper and uses it as a coaster for his coffee mug. By no coincidence, it covers the face of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who just announced he will explore a bid for the White House in 2016. In a coffee shop in […]

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The Voters Spoke, GOP Should Listen

Gov. Bobby Jindal, DC Examiner“Elections have consequences,” President Obama said, setting his new policy agenda just three days after taking office in 2009. Three elections later, the president’s party has lost 70 House seats and 14 Senate seats. The job of Republicans now is to govern with the confidence that elections do have consequences, promptly […]

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New Jersey Governor Christie talks at a legal reform awards luncheon at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington

New Jersey voters say U.S. not ready for president ‘Jersey Guy’ Christie: poll

(Reuters) – New Jersey voters say the rest of the United States is not ready for a "Jersey Guy" president and neither is the Garden State, where Governor Chris Christie's presidential appeal continues to slide, a poll released on Thursday showed. A telephone poll of 1,340 registered New Jersey voters by Quinnipiac University found that […]

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File photo of Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu greeting residents at a home for the elderly and disabled in Houma

Voters head to polls in Louisiana Senate race

By Jonathan Kaminsky NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Louisiana voters voted on Saturday in a runoff election that opinion polls indicate will expand Republicans' majority in the U.S. Senate at the expense of one of the chamber's last remaining southern Democrats. Republican U.S. Representative Bill Cassidy is challenging three-term incumbent Mary Landrieu, who is fighting to […]

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Young Voters Aren’t a Sure Thing for Democrats

When it comes to mobilizing young voters for the 2016 elections, Democrats have their work cut out for them. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Political Calculus: Hispanic Voters Are Important for Republicans, but Not Indispensable

Contrary to conventional wisdom, the G.O.P can regain the White House in 2016 without improving its appeal among Hispanics. It just will be harder. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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