GovBeat: 2016


Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Republicans to tighten rules on primary calendar

The Republican National Committee will compress its presidential nominating contest.

By Reid Wilson  |  05:07 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, conventions, republicans

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Christie’s other problem: Rebuilding a campaign team

Chris Christie sent his campaign manager packing. Now he has slim pickings for a new manager.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, campaigns, Chris Christie, elections, New Jersey, newsletter, States

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 12/18/2013

Wisconsin’s Walker thinking about ending income tax

The Wisconsin governor may be building a platform for a 2016 presidential bid.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:07 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, republicans, taxes, white house 2016, wisconsin

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Christie takes his star turn among Republican governors

At the annual RGA conference, it’s Chris Christie’s party.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:17 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Chris Christie, republicans, white house 2016

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Expanding Medicaid could cloud some Republicans’ 2016 hopes

Chris Christie and John Kasich moved to expand Medicaid. Their rivals won’t forget that.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:57 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Christie, New Jersey, republicans, white house

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Don’t count Mike Pence out of the 2016 race just yet

The Indiana governor hints that he’s not out of the 2016 running.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:28 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, GOP, indiana, republicans, white house 2016

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 10/15/2013

When will Republicans have their Barry Goldwater moment?

Will the shutdown be the party’s impetus for change? It doesn’t look likely.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:02 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, elections, republicans, shutdown