Right Turn: 2016 GOP


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 02/21/2014

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 10:00 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 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 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 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 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 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, 01/15/2014

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 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, 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 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 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 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 11:48 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 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 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 12:02 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 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