Right Turn: 2016 Republicans


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 12:00 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 12:13 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 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 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 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 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 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 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