Right Turn: 2016 presidential election


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 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 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 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 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, 03/13/2014

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 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 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 12:59 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 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 10:45 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 01/14/2014

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 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 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 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 01:30 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 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 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 12:06 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