Right Turn: 2016


Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/28/2014

Pence pondering the presidency?

There may be a new dark horse for 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 elections, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Mike Pence

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/28/2014

Who will broaden the base?

Which Republican can broaden the party’s appeal?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 04/25/2014

Really, who is presidential?

Is there any Republican with all the things it takes to be president?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:52 AM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidental election, 2016 Republicans

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/25/2014

Ted Cruz: Will he or won’t he?

Will Cruz run for president?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/24/2014

GOP’s misdirected attack on Hillary Clinton

The GOP needs the right argument against Hillary Clinton.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 04/23/2014

Wanted: Jeb Bush or another grown-up

The GOP search for presidential material.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:55 PM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidental election, 2016 Republicans

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Rand Paul is wrong: We need a president with experience

The inexperienced junior senator from Kentucky says -- surprise! -- experience doesn’t matter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/21/2014

GOP donors’ dilemma

Republican donors are playing the field.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, Republicans 2016

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul: Opposite directions

Two freshmen senators go in opposite directions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Rand Paul claims ‘nuance,’ reveals incoherence on Iran

Sen. Rand Paul’s foreign policy gobbledygook.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidental election, Iran, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Rand Paul’s foreign policy extremism

Rand Paul’s foreign policy attracts conservative critics.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidental election, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Anti-immigration reformers’ nightmare

The GOP 2016 field will be full of ‘amnesty’ lovers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Immigration reform

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Rand Paul gives an interview that will haunt him

The senator from Kentucky blew it in an interview with ABC’s Jonathan Karl.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Iran, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/13/2014

Rand Paul is a tough sell

The Kentucky senator has an uphill climb with establishment Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidental election, 2016 Republicans, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014

In New Hampshire, another tea party pratfall

The perils of inviting unserious people to a pre-presidential primary gathering.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidental election, 2016 Republicans

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Jeb Bush, above the angry fray

Jeb Bush isn’t angry enough for some conservatives.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidental election, 2016 Republicans, GOP 2016, Jeb Bush

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 04/08/2014

What’s the matter with a Jeb Bush run?

There’s a whole lot of debate about Jeb Bush.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:09 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidental election, 2016 Republicans, Jeb Bush

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/08/2014

10 reasons we shouldn’t discount Rick Perry for 2016

Gov. Rick Perry shouldn’t be ignored in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 elections, 2016 Republicans, Gov.. Rick Perry

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Rand Paul’s unwelcome 2009 accusations about Dick Cheney

His 2009 comments about Dick Cheney sound like MoveOn.org propaganda.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:01 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Sen. Rand Paul, VP Dick Cheney

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Why the buzz about Jeb Bush?

But it also reflects uncertainty about the GOP field

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:36 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, 2016 Republicans, Jeb Bush

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Not who’s ahead, but who’s going to to run?

What we know about thee composition of the 2016 presidential field.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Rand Paul’s problematic views

Sen. Paul’s views track far right-wing ideologues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:47 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Governors, get up to speed

Presidential candidates’ excuses about foreign policy don’t wash.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/30/2014

Rand Paul trashed military option for Iran and blamed the U.S. for WWII

Sen. Rand Paul’s own words attest to his extremism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Christie rebound?

Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t missed much in the 2016 jostling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 03/25/2014

A governor’s timely visit to Europe

How a governor can prepare to be commander in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:21 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Gov. Mike Pence

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/24/2014

A presidential nominee among 4 Midwest governors?

Midwest governors abound in 2016 speculation sweepstakes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Republican governors

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Who’s hot and cold for 2016?

It’s hard to call anyone a GOP ‘front-runner’ for 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie, Jeb Bush

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Rand Paul’s shape-shifting

The Kentucky senator tells each audience what they’d like to hear.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, 2016 Republicans, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Rand Paul panders at Berkeley

Rand Paul runs left, pleases the New York Times

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, NSA, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Ted Cruz 2, Rand Paul 0

Sen. Ted Cruz runs right of Sen. Rand Paul on two fronts.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:55 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Why Jeb?

Jeb Bush’s reasons for running get stronger.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential race, Jeb Bush

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 03/18/2014

GOP governors’ jobs advantage

States with Republicans at the helm have enviable jobs records.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:04 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Republicans, 2016 Republican, Jobs, Republican governors

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Ted Cruz not so popular back home

Ted Cruz’s electability problem

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:16 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Rick Perry’s makeover

How does Perry -- or any Republican snag the nomination?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, 2016 Republicans, Gov.. Rick Perry

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Christie travails

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s polling stinks.

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Tags:  2016 GOP, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Rand Paul seems confused

Sen. Paul might not understand foreign policy -- even a little.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Foreign policy, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Why is Rubio shying away from immigration reform?

Sen. Marco Rubio has a pro-growth message -- minus immigration reform?!

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Tags:  2016 GOP, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/10/2014

The governor syndrome

Governors can be their own worst enemies as presidential candidates.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, GOP governors

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/09/2014

Will Cruz learn a valuable lesson?

Sen. Ted Cruz might learn a good lesson from the post-CPAC dust-up.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 03/07/2014

Paul the Younger: Libertarian vs. the GOP

Who outside of CPAC is going to buy Rand Paul’s script?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:05 PM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, CPAC, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 03/07/2014

Perry earns cheers

Don’t underestimate Gov. Rick Perry.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:39 PM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, CPAC, Gov.. Rick Perry

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Wanted: A consistent commander in chief

Foreign policy consistency is a must for 2016 contenders.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Foreign policy

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Is it the person or the ideology?

The presidential race may come down to intangible personal qualities.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 elections, 2016 GOP, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 03/06/2014

The return of Marco Rubio

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) wows them at CPAC.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:08 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, CPAC, Marco Rubio, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Christie at CPAC

The New Jersey governor reminds the audience that he’s a conservative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:59 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, CPAC, Governor Chris Christie

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 03/06/2014

The GOP race is wide open

There is a wide open GOP field.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:50 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, conservative movement

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Rand Paul is the odd man out of the GOP on foreign policy

The GOP vs. Sen. Rand Paul on foreign policy

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:45 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014

The GOP needs a foreign policy adult

Obama’s weakness shifts the domestic terrain.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Foriegn policy, National Security

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Governors: Stand and deliver

Governors can’t have a rhetorical position at the expense of a governing result.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Is the point of politics to win?

This is no time for political purity and permanent minority status.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Coonservative movement, GOP 2014, GOP 2016

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 02/25/2014

What about Jeb?

Events may be conspiring to push Jeb Bush into the 2016 presidential race.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:26 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Jeb Bush

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Christie down but not out

The New Jersey governor’s polling sinks but his agenda widens.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/24/2014

Code blue for Dr. Milton Wolf

Dr. Milton Wolf seems to have a medical ethics problem, not to mention a doomed candidacy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Republicans 2016, Senate 2016

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 02/21/2014

Radical candidates self-destruct

Kentucky and Kansas Republicans blow themselves up

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:48 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Republicans 2016, Senate 2016

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Moving the needle on Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has a good day, for a change.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Rand Paul’s nonappeal to non-Republicans

Rand Paul’s message is a turn off for nonwhite, non-GOP voters.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Senn. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/19/2014

The Hillary myth

Republicans incorrectly recall the 1990’s.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, 2016 Republicans, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Fighting dumb against Hillary Clinton

Dumb attacks on Hillary Clinton will hurt Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:46 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential elections, GOP 2016, Hillary Clinton, Media bias

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/18/2014

Fighting Franken

Sen. Al Franken has real competition as the anti-Obamacare wave builds.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sen. Al Franken, Senate 2016

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/17/2014

The Democrats’ demise

The Democrats have problems of their own.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 elections, Democratic Party, Obama second term

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 02/14/2014

Unvetted, untested and unelectable

The tea party picks another extreme, untested candidate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:15 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Milton Wolf, Senate 2016, Tea Party

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Why Republican ‘stars’ might not run in 2016

There are lots of reasons why the heavens might not align for a 2016 run for many GOP ‘stars.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, GOP 2016

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/13/2014

Why is Scott Walker helping Chris Christie?

The Wisconsin governor maintains his nice guy image by not attacking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Gov. Chris Christie, Gov. Scott Walker

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/12/2014

What’s happening to the rest of the GOP field?

What has the GOP 2016 field been up to?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential race, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Hillary Clinton’s past and distant past

Hillary Clinton’s immediate past is more problematic than her husband’s presidency.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:50 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/10/2014

No Mr. Right for the GOP

The GOP needs a good 2016 nominee, not a great one.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 02/04/2014

Rubio and Christie: Different politicians, different problems

Chris Christie and Marco Rubio have different challenges and weaknesses.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 02/03/2014

A flock of governors

Here come the other governors.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:25 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, GOP governors

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Where’s the beef, Sen. Paul?

Rand Paul’s message is a turn off.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Republcians 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/02/2014

Again with the accusations

Gov. Chris Christie’s drip, drip, drip problem

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/31/2014

What about Rubio?

Sen. Marco Rubio fell from grace in 2013, but what now?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 Republicans, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/30/2014

No far-right top tier 2016 nominee

The GOP field reflects a pro-immigration, mainstream party.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential race, Republican Party

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Rand Paul’s shaky weekend sheds light on weaknesses

Sen. Rand Paul’s problematic personality and biography were on display this weekend.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, presidential 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/22/2014

The Clinton delusion

Democrats are kidding themselves about Hillary Clinton

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 01/22/2014

And then there is Paul Ryan . . .

Don’t forget about Paul Ryan

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Yes, Mark Warner is beatable

Ed Gillespie is going after Mark Warner’s Achilles heel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:14 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Gillespie, Sen. Mark Warner, Senate 2016

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Christie’s first 2016 stump speech?

Gov. Chris Christie’s inauguration speech sounds the opening bell for 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Who got hit by a 2X4?

Someone got hit by a 2X4, for sure.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Any governor over any senator

GOP governors have records to run on in 2014 -- and 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:13 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, 2016 Republicans, Governors, Republican governors

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Commanders-in-chief in training

GOP candidates for president need to be credible commanders in chief.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Foreign policy, National Security

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Christie moves on

Chris Christie’s short-term agenda

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Ed Gillespie enters the Virginia senate race

Ed Gillespie shows some political skill.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:17 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, 2016 Senate, Ed Gillespie

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Presidential contenders’ travails in the Senate

It isn’t easy running for president from a conservative soap box in the Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, GOP Senate, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/16/2014

When is Hillary made to answer?

Hillary Clinton should be asked hard questions about her record if she wants to run for president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Benghazi, Foreign policy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Can Christie turn the page?

Gov. Chris Christie talks policy, not traffic.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Six reasons for Hillary Clinton to worry

Hillary Clinton is going to have to offer something different to stand out.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:25 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Iran

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Don’t forget about Jeb

Events are moving in Jeb Bush’s direction.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Immigration reform, Jeb Bush

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/13/2014

There is no Mr. Right

The search should be for the message, not the ideal contender.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, conservative movement, GOP 2016, Republicans 2016

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Does Hillary Clinton have a Mitt Romney problem?

Like Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton may win the nomination and match up poorly in the general election.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Why Dems will go down with the S.S. Hillary

Hillary Clinton won’t be dumped by Democrats.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:16 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Republicans resist the isolationist line

Republicans haven’t gone as isolationist as some imagine.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016, Liz Cheney

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 01/03/2014

A Hillary Clinton gameplan for 2014

Five ways to liven up Hillary Clinton.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 01/02/2014

No perfect candidates

Many good candidates may run in 2016 for the GOP presidential nomination.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, Election 2016, Marco Rubio, Paul Ryan, Rick Perry, Scott Walker, Ted Cruz

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Christie’s immigration compromise

Gov. Chris Christie makes the case for Dream Act residents and for compromise.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Ten worries for Hillary Clinton

The former senator and Secretary of State is no longer inevitable.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Paul Ryan heads up the political ladder

Rep. Paul Ryan heads up the next rung on the political ladder.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Why Paul Ryan is the leader of the GOP

Paul Ryan is the face of the GOP.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP, GOP 2016, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/16/2013

Huckabee in 2016?

Another GOP 2016 contender emerges.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Mike Huckabee

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/15/2013

The battle for the Republican Party

How will the GOP turn out?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2014, GOP 2016

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Christie vs. Hillary?

Gov. Chris Christie has an electability argument, but he’ll need more to win in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 Republicans, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Senate flakes vs. can-do governors

Flaky senators stack up poorly against GOP governors in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, GOP 2016, Republicans governors

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Worries about Hillary Clinton

Republicans are coming around to the idea that Clinton is the perfect opponent for them to confront in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, 2016 Republicans, GOP governors, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/06/2013

Texas, Israel and Perry 2.0

Gov. Rick Perry has an opportunity for redemption.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov.. Rick Perry, Republicans 2016

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Rubio gives a better speech, but it’s still a speech

Sen. Marco Rubio goes to London.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Foreign policy, Iran, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Can 2016 be 1992 for the GOP?

A Third Way for the GOP?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, conservative movement, Democratic Party, GOP

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 12/02/2013

No ideologues please

The choice in 2016 is about capability as much as ideology.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative media, GOP 2016

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Camelot once more?

Caroline Kennedy is the female Democrat who can stoke real excitement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Caroline Kennedy, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 11/27/2013

Christie’s pre-campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the frontrunner for 2016, but for how long?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:50 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Liberalism vs. Obama

President Obama is now a threat to liberalism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Liberalism, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Will Ted Cruz and Rand Paul split on Iran?

The two GOP senators may diverge on the Iranian threat.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Iran, Israel

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 11/25/2013

On Iran, what say you Hillary?

Where is Hillary Clinton on Iran?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:34 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Iran

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 11/22/2013

All conservative, now

The top GOP contenders are all “conservatives,” so what will separate them?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:48 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, GOP governors

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Looking for the un-Obama foreign policy president in 2016

Republicans need to find an improved commander in chief, not more of the same.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, GOP 2016, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Will Walker run?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker could be a fine presidential candidate, but he needs to do a lot of work first.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:47 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Gov. Scott Walker

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 11/12/2013

The tea party and 2016

But the right wing will live on.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:46 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, presidential race 2016

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Hillary fatigue -- in 2013?!

Trying to make the Hillary Clinton presidential run interesting is hard work.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Posted at 06:08 AM ET, 11/12/2013

And they are off

Republican presidential contenders are already under the microscope.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:08 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, Republicans 2016

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 11/10/2013

Distinguished pol of the week

Who stood out from the crowd?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:47 AM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, distinguished pol of the week, Gov.. Rick Perry

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Don’t complain after you’ve chased off voters

The right wing’s screwy interpretation of the Virginia defeat.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2016, Ken Cuccinelli

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 11/06/2013

All things in moderation?

Moderates win, right-wingers whine.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:32 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, 2016, conservative movement, GOP

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013

‘Don’t be so cute’

President Obama and Rand Paul are both being too ‘cute’ for their own good.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Obamacare, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 11/05/2013

What’s wrong with Rand Paul?

Sen. Rand Paul has some major blind spots and no one watching out for him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:06 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential election, GOP 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/03/2013

What the GOP can learn from Chris Christie

Republicans should take their lead from a winning politician.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, GOP governors, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 11/01/2013

So many Hillarys

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:41 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hillary Clinton, presidential race 2016

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/29/2013

New Jersey vs. Virginia

Who are you going to believe: The right wing or the results?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, conservative movement, GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey governor's race

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Wearing out his welcome, already?

It is easy to wear out your welcome in politics, especially if you yell non-stop.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, Republicans 2016, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Rick Perry vs. Ted Cruz

Gov. Rick Perry shows a governor’s advantage.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, Gov.. Rick Perry, Republicans 2016, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Make a point or get a victory?

Voters want a leader who makes a difference, not a pol who makes a point.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:05 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, GOP governors, Republicans 2016

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/16/2013

Are they casualties or escapees?

The shutdown fiasco takes its toll on 2016 aspirants.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shtudown, Rep. Paul Ryan, Republicans 2016, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Rand Paul’s shaky world view

He does not have a well-thought out or consistent foreign policy message.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Republicans 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/11/2013

20 signs you’ve drunk the Kool-Aid

How can you tell if you’ve drunk the Kool-Aid?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, 2016, conservative media, conservative movement, GOP

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 10/11/2013

The speech they won’t give

The GOP is in need of an intervention.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:37 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2014, GOP 2016

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/10/2013

Questions from Christian conservatives

What should Christian evangelical leaders ask Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.)

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Christian conservatives, Election 2016, Republicans 2016

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2013

The flaw in zero sum politics

Republicans should find the opportunity to grab the most popular positions, not the ones that most highlight the distinctions between the parties.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, GOP, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Why can’t they play nicely -- like in New Jersey?

The New Jersey governor is going to town on the D.C. Republicans’ temper tantrum.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, GOP 2016, Governor Chris Christie

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 10/01/2013

A win for Priebus, a boost for the GOP

Reince Priebus gains momentum in his effort to rein in the presidential primary process.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2016, GOP 2016, Reince Priebus, RNC

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Bubble Wrap conservatives

Conservative partisans need to get out more.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:42 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, conservative media, conservative movement

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Why any governor over any senator?

Over the last year, we’ve learned that no Republican in the Senate is ready to be president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, GOP 2016, Republicans 2016

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Who will clean up Obama’s foreign policy mess?

GOP presidential advisers better be getting up to speed now on foreign policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:18 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, National Security, Republicans 2016

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 09/23/2013

If our guy wins in Virginia. . . .

Get ready for a load of exaggerated punditry from the awful Virginia gubernatorial race.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election 2014, Election 2016, Ken Cuccinelli, mainstream media, Terry McAuliffe, Virginia Governor

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 09/22/2013

Senate clown show helps GOP governors in 2016

As the U.S. Senate devolves into silly season, the GOP governors look better all the time.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:43 PM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, GOP Senate, Republicans 2016

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/22/2013

Who is helping the GOP in the Senate?

Insiders hurt the GOP in the Senate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Sen. Ted Cruz, Senate 2016

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Who is Marco Rubio?

The freshman Florida senator has confused and annoyed conservatives.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, Republicans 2016, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Rand Paul angers Jewish and Christian Republicans

The Kentucky senator’s foreign policy views set off a firestorm among conservatives.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Israel, Republicans 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Arguments that won’t work for Joe Biden

How would Joe Biden stack up against HIllary?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:25 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton, VP Joe Biden

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Hillary’s problem is her record, not her Syria stance

Hillary Clinton endorses Syria military action.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton, Syria

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Hillary Clinton's headaches

Hillary Clinton's appeal is taking a beating in recent events.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:44 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Federal reserve, Hillary Clinton, Syria

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 08/21/2013

The big question for 2016: Will Ryan run?

The veteran politicians won't get the media attention, but they're the ones that will matter in the end.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:01 AM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2016, Republicans 2016

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 08/20/2013

Policy and politics in immigration

In the immigration debate transactional and ideological pols face off.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:47 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2016, Gov. Scott Walker, Immigration reform

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 08/20/2013

Things I could do without

A list of things America could do without.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:17 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2016, media

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 08/19/2013

The Clintons never change

The Clintons and their baggage are back -- or never left.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:16 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 08/16/2013

The Pauls: Rand is still in Ron's shadow

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) couldn't repudiate the Southern Avenger, so how's he going to handle his father?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Ron Paul, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 08/16/2013

Debate advice for the GOP

The GOP presidential debates shouldn't be softball games.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:07 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 primaries, Republicans 2016

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 08/15/2013

Guide for the perplexed Republican

How to tell which candidates to avoid.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, GOP 2016

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Seven Hillary Clinton fallacies

Those betting Hillary Clinton will falter a second time in the Democratic primary race are relying on faulty assumptions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2016, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Rand Paul's aversion to facts

Sen. Rand Paul isn't lying; it's just that he doesn't know better.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:17 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 08/11/2013

Don't bother: The pols who won't make it in 2016

The candidates who will fade fast, if they try to run in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:02 AM ET, 08/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Rick Santorum, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 08/09/2013

Prepping for 2016: Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's to-do list for his 2016 comeback.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:46 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov.. Rick Perry

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 08/08/2013

Prepping for 2016: John Bolton

Don't discount the possibility of John Bolton's run for president in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:46 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, John Bolton

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Prepping for 2016: Jeb Bush

How the former Florida governor -- and brother and son of former presidents, can put himself in play in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:48 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Jeb Bush

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 08/06/2013

Prepping for 2016: Scott Walker

How does Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker gets into the presidential contest in 2016?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:46 AM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Scott Walker

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Prepping for 2016: Marco Rubio

How does Sen. Marco Rubio position himself for 2016?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:46 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 08/04/2013

Prepping for 2016: Paul Ryan

What does Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) need to do to prep for a 2016 presidential run?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:47 AM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 08/02/2013

Prepping for 2016: Chris Christie

How does Chris Christie prepare for a 2016 presidential run?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:47 AM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Tom Cotton runs for Senate

Sen. Mark Pryor gets the bad news: Rep. Tom Cotton is challenging him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:43 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2014, Senate 2016

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Christie flattens Rand Paul

The New Jersey governor shows how to dissect an opponent, in this case the clueless Kentucky senator.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Can a popular Wyoming conservative be beaten?

Beating Mike Enzi will be hard but it's not impossible.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Liz Cheney, Sen. Mike Enzi, Senate 2016

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Rubio rakes it in

Sen. Marco Rubio's fundraising prowess increases.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:32 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 07/14/2013

Rand Paul digs deeper

The Kentucky senator digs himself into a deeper hole.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:02 PM ET, 07/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Rick Perry hangs it up, or does he?

The Texas governor is leaving the mansion, but he might give the presidency one more shot.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:23 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov.. Rick Perry

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Is Christie the GOP's best 2016 candidate?

Gov. Chris Christie is one effective vote-getter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:01 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Fighting back

The pro-immigration right fights back -- hard.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, GOP 2016, Immigration reform

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Rubio in trouble?

Rubio's foes claim he is hurting from the immigration fight, but where is the evidence?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative media, GOP 2016, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 06/30/2013

Will GOP primary voters behave like Dems. in 2016?

Voters won’t elevate a mere celebrity.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:03 PM ET, 06/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 06/26/2013

John Bolton: Let's talk foreign policy

What is John Bolton up to?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Foreign policy, GOP, John Bolton

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/23/2013

Which GOP will take the reins?

A divided GOP is going to be tested.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, GOP 2016

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Rand Paul's dilemma: Selling foreign policy to the left of Obama

Sen. Rand Paul's to NSA anti-terrorism tactics point to the dilemma he would face running for president in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, National Security, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Clinton defenses

What will Hillary Clinton say in 2016?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Feingold in 2016?

The scandals highlight what problematic candidates both Hillary and Joe Biden would be in 2016, and what a powerful liberal alternative could bring to the table.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:46 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Russ Feingold

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Republicans should stop looking over their right shoulder

Republicans shouldn't following reactionary, fringe characters

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, GOP 2016, media

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Chris Christie's appeal

Gov. Chris Christie's surgery reminds us why he is popular -- and it's nothing to do with his weight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/03/2013

Rand Paul moves toward a 2016 presidential run

Sen. Rand Paul looks like he'll run for president in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, conservative movement, GOP, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Wanted: A 'cloth coat' Republican

Republicans need the right man (or woman) not just a message.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, conservative movement, GOP

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Christie will cruise to reelection. Then what?

Gov. Chris Christie is still in the top tier of GOP 2016 prospects.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Gov. Chris Christie

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Ten reasons Jeb should run

The reasons fro a Jeb Bush 2016 run are piling up.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:02 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Election 2016, florida governor, Immigration reform, Jeb Bush

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Does Boston affect Obama and the 2016 race?

The Boston Marathon bombings may change the president's priorities and change how voters look at the 2016 field.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:06 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Boston bombings, National Security

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Why the Hillary coronation?

Clinton's premature coronation by liberal elites is curious, given how much they disliked her last time.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Writing a book, running for president

Lots of politicians could use a book to set themselves up for a 2016 run.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:17 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Bob McDonnell, Chris Christie, GOP 2016, Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan, Rand Paul

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/04/2013

Even liberals can't ignore Obama's ineptitude

President Obama's competency shortage provides an opening for good-governance Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Governors, Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Republican voters like governors

Republicans may not know who they want but they sure do like governors.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:02 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, conservative movement, Governors, republicans

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Tale of two governors

Govs. Chris Christie and Bobby Jindal: One loved by right-wing pundits, the other by his electorate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Bobby Jindal, Chris Christie, Governors

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Hillary Clinton's legacy of mismanagement abroad

Her legacy as secretary of state won't help her in a 2016 run.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:33 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Hillary Clinton, Middle East, Russia

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Ten pieces of advice for the 2016 contenders

Those considering a presidential run in 2016 would be wise to follow ten guidelines.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:58 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, conservative movement, GOP

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Christie's gun plan: Not so much about guns

The New Jersey governor proposes a plan that isn't all about the guns.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:16 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov. Chris Christie, guns, Republicans 2016

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Time to stop talking and start solving the GOP's Hispanic problem

Republicans need to stop talking and start working on expanding their appeal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:43 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Hispanic conservatives, Immigration reform

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/07/2013

Why not, Jeb?

A Jeb Bush presidential run would elevate the tone and expand the GOP's reach in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2016, Jeb Bush

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 12/31/2012

The luxury of distance from D.C.

How potential presidential contenders can stay above the fray

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:03 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, GOP 2016, Jeb Bush

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Ryan's advisers do it right

Paul Ryan's advisers explain what he contributed in 2012 and indirectly make the case for a future presidential run.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, health care, Medicare, Paul Ryan