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As Florida governor, Jeb Bush often pushed the limits of executive authority. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jeb Bush ended Florida’s affirmative action programs in 1999 with a flourish, issuing an executive order that...
Key factors as the 2016 presidential race begins to take shape: — DEMOCRATS’ ELECTORAL COLLEGE BASELINE: Democrats have won the same group of states worth 242 electoral votes for every election since 1992. A Democratic nominee who holds...
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, addresses the International Association of Firefighters delegates in Washington on March 10. Today, Cruz threw his hat into the 2016 presidential ring. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters LYNCHBURG, Va. — Sen. Ted Cruz showed...
Then-Senate candidate Ted Cruz speaks at the 2012 Republican National Convention. The Texas Senator declared his candidacy for president today. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Ted Cruz is senator, firebrand, former prosecutor...
CIA director John Brennan makes a point during a news conference at CIA Headquarters in Virginia, December 11, 2014. Brennan said Sunday that the presence of an Iranian general in command of some Iraqi forces is contributing to instability in Iraq...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Turning now to news from Europe, there was voting today in local elections throughout France, and early indications are that the far right, led by the National Front Party leader, Marine Le Pen,...