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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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Booted By Voters? Still in Hot Demand: 5 Places Former Pols Go After Leaving Congress

In Washington, power never dies. Luckily for those who won’t be returning to Congress – the tally is 75 – their power and influence is more sought after than ever, and many “fail up.” For them, the days of being lobbied are over. Now some will make the classic switch, joining the ranks of the […]

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The Guy Who Thinks Voters Are “Stupid”

S.E. Cupp, CNNWith a fourth video released, Gruber-gate is now in full swing.The latest caught-on-tape remarks from economist Jonathan Gruber, one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, has him asserting back in 2010 that the “American public” — that’s you and me — “doesn’t actually care that much about the uninsured.” He thinks […]

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Seib Video: 2014 Midterms and Women Voters

Democrats’ charge of a GOP “war on women,” used successfully in 2012 to win votes, failed miserably in the midterms this year. Pollster Peter Hart tells Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Seib why the message missed the mark. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Obama Prepares to Defy Voters’ Will–Again

Byron York, DC Examiner Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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