Letter obtained by BuzzFeed News presents the Louisiana governor to Republican donor class as a “once-in-a-lifetime leader.” No mention of his recent criticism of Islam, though.
“We are Americans.” Perry and Christie were speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit, which features appearances by a number of top 2016 candidates, and is being hosted by Steve King, the Republican known for his strict views on undocumented immigration. Two DREAMers were arrested.
“How ironic that we call them House ‘Leadership,’” the 2016 prospect will tell Iowa conservatives, according to speech excerpts provided to BuzzFeed News. Criticism for Hillary, too.
“This is my daughter… she was murdered by a serial rapist released early from prison in Arkansas. Will we see a version of this unaired ad — obtained by BuzzFeed News — in 2016?
How Romney got from 11 nos to maybe on the question of 2016 — and what he has to decide before he takes the plunge. “Can you imagine what Ted Cruz is going to do to Jeb Bush?” one Romney insider tells BuzzFeed News.
“We wanted to make sure even our Halloween costumes were on message.”
Delaware County charges Everhart after bitter dispute at The Strategy Group.
The former Utah governor has engaged with supporters and donors in a discussion about another White House bid in 2016.
The internet has spoken, and so has Karl Rove.
Rand Paul and other Republicans struggle to avoid the party base’s current obsession — and the Democrats’ favorite subject.
Perry hits Rand on foreign policy. “Utter nonsense,” Rand adviser responds.
“The groups that are more and more picked on in society are evangelical Christians,” Louisiana’s governor tells BuzzFeed. Is the future of social conservatism in Baton Rouge?
What two GOP strategists would have done differently with Eric Cantor’s campaign.
The political odd couple’s proposal is picking up support, sources say, and supporters expect a Reid-Paul bill within two weeks.
The tea party senator rejects immigration hawks’ argument that the Virginia race was a referendum on the issue. “I say everywhere I go that I am for immigration reform.”
Inside the Northern Virginia dinner party where tea party honchos plotted their next moves. “This is the conservative movement on fire,” says Bozell.
Nikki Haley was once seen as the GOP’s brightest rising star — then she got sucked into her home state’s notorious political cesspool. Can she escape before 2016?
The Louisiana governor excoriates Obama over Bergdahl case.
The vast right-wing conspiracy meets at the Harvard Club.
Mitt’s biggest fans celebrate the triumph of Romney Republicanism in Pennsylvania, Oregon, and Idaho. “The Romney brand has had a real resurgence,” says O’Brien.