After a shout-out in Clinton’s speech, Utah Sen. Mike Lee tells BuzzFeed News that conservatives have solutions for the issues surrounding Baltimore.
“If he had his way, they would both recuse themselves from every case because they are liberal activists,” says a spokeswoman for the likely Republican presidential candidate.
The Florida senator has a tortured public relationship with his work on a big, bipartisan immigration bill that conservatives loathe. It’s a hit with pro-business donors, however, who say Rubio highlights his work in meetings with them.
The former Texas governor summons Washington’s right-leaning opinion-makers ahead of a likely 2016 campaign announcement.
The 43-year-old candidate’s advisers believe his optimism and pop culture fluency will give him a generational edge in 2016. He’s not “competing for who can be the whitest, oldest rich guy.”
“In five years we’ll find out what [Obama’s] real religion is.”
For two years, his top advisers have debated what the senator’s presidential coalition looks like — libertarians and evangelicals, or libertarians and big business. The decision still hasn’t been made.
One of Silicon Valley’s biggest political donors hasn’t committed yet. Yes, in the past he’s poured millions into Rand Paul’s father’s campaigns — but he’s also written big checks for Ted Cruz.
Ted and Heidi Cruz have always had big ambitions for public service. A decade ago, uprooting her career was a difficult detour.
“If voters want to vote for someone who’s pro-Common Core, they’re going to have an opportunity to do that in this election,” Jindal tells BuzzFeed News.
“She’s going to have a lot to answer for,” the Louisiana governor tells BuzzFeed News.
The likely presidential candidate and his aides say they’re swearing off “process stories” for the 2016 cycle. Can he skip the Playbook primary, but win the actual primaries?
Quietly, Jeb has filled his campaign-in-waiting with some of the most open proponents of gay rights in the Republican Party. And donors think he sees the issues the same way they do — pro-LGBT.
Mitt Romney’s sought-after fundraising architect, and some of the GOP’s wealthiest donors, will make their immigration pitch on a media call next week, according to a release provided to BuzzFeed News.
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, another likely Republican presidential candidate suggests vaccination decisions need to involve parental judgment.
Spencer Zwick was the architect of Romney’s groundbreaking 2012 fundraising operation. Now he’s on the market.
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?