Right Turn: Republicans 2016


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 12:02 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 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 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 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