Ahead of possible 2016 bid, Romney talks openly about Mormon faith

Mitt Romney would likely be more open about his faith this time around, his son Tagg said. (Getty Images)

If he runs again, he’s determined to re-brand himself as authentic — and make public what he’s kept private.

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Lynch: Police officers cannot be 'targets'

Lynch: Police officers cannot be 'targets'

President Obama's nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch, was asked how she would educate the public of the challenges facing police officers in the current climate of mistrust.

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Lynch urged to act on marijuana law if confirmed

Lynch urged to act on marijuana law if confirmed

Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee for attorney general, said she does not agree with Obama's views on marijuana legalization saying, "It is not the position of the Department of Justice currently to support the legalization."

How big is Romney’s California house? Here, compare it to yours.

How big is Romney’s California house? Here, compare it to yours.

An interactive tool to measure house inequality.

Andrew Sullivan is going to stop blogging. No, blogging isn’t dead.

Andrew Sullivan is going to stop blogging. No, blogging isn’t dead.

You can’t kill a publishing medium.

Can Democrats retake the House, ever?

House Democrats retreat to Philadelphia to talk about their uncertain future.

Politics in the Netanyahu invite? Nah, no way.

Politics in the Netanyahu invite? Nah, no way.

Were U.S. and Israeli politics involved in Speaker Boehner’s invitation to PM Netanyahu to speak to Congress?

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White House: Plan to end 529 tax benefits 'was a distraction'

White House: Plan to end 529 tax benefits 'was a distraction'

White House spokesman Eric Schultz said the administration's proposal to end tax benefits for college savings accounts known as 529s "was a distraction" and that it hoped to move forward with other parts of its plan.

Conservatives hate Common Core. The rest of America? Who knows.

Conservatives hate Common Core. The rest of America? Who knows.

Support is all over the place. We look at why.

In light of his mention of Romney 2012, let’s revisit some of Rupert Murdoch’s past predictions

In light of his mention of Romney 2012, let’s revisit some of Rupert Murdoch’s past predictions

Euro collapse, Chinese revolution, and the success of Google Glass.

‘Rigorously disentangle’ and other examples of bad federal writing

‘Rigorously disentangle’ and other examples of bad federal writing

Poor federal performers are still using bureaucratic jargon and passive verbs, according to the annual Federal Plain Language Report Card.

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Reagan addresses the nation in 1986 after the Challenger explosion

Reagan addresses the nation in 1986 after the Challenger explosion

President Reagan was supposed to give his State of the Union address that night, but instead spoke about about the Challenger explosion.

Heritage Action: D.C.’s toughest arbiter of conservatism

Heritage Action: D.C.’s toughest arbiter of conservatism

At least, by their scorecard.

Mitt Romney still has a Mormon problem

Mitt Romney still has a Mormon problem

Especially among Republican primary voters.

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Loretta Lynch: 'No, I'm not' Eric Holder

Loretta Lynch: 'No, I'm not' Eric Holder

During a sometimes serious, sometimes light-hearted exchange with Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Tex.) President Obama's nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch, said she "would be Loretta Lynch" and maintain independence if confirmed for the position.

State tells Benghazi committee: Witnesses are ready to talk

State tells Benghazi committee: Witnesses are ready to talk

Rep. Trey Gowdy had requested that 22 state department employees be made available for hearings. Hillary Clinton was not among them.

Could this senator’s account affect Obamacare’s fortunes?

Supreme Court case on a key provision in law takes up the question “What did Ben Nelson Want?”

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Lynch: I would 'draw all voices' as attorney general

Lynch: I would 'draw all voices' as attorney general

Loretta Lynch delivered opening remarks before the Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing on Tuesday where she was being considered as President Obama's nominee for attorney general.

Gail Morgado: Stepping in and out of the world’s conflict zones to provide assistance

Gail Morgado: Stepping in and out of the world’s conflict zones to provide assistance

Gail Morgado looks at troubled regions around the world to find opportunities for the State Department to assist with expertise and resources.

Why is Sharyl Attkisson testifying at Loretta Lynch’s confirmation hearing?

Why is Sharyl Attkisson testifying at Loretta Lynch’s confirmation hearing?

She’s one of a few GOP witnesses who are more about DOJ and Eric Holder than Lynch.

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Schumer: Vote based on Lynch, not Obama

Schumer: Vote based on Lynch, not Obama

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) praised attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch Wednesday and urged members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to consider her qualifications, not the Obama administration's policies, when voting on her nomination.

The Fix’s 2015 list of best state political reporters

The Fix’s 2015 list of best state political reporters

A tradition unlike any other.

Mike Huckabee doesn’t like foul language. Especially from women.

Mike Huckabee doesn’t like foul language. Especially from women.

In the culture warrior’s new book, he expresses “shock” that the fairer sex has a filthy mouth.

Panel approves vets bill despite partisan tussle

Panel approves vets bill despite partisan tussle

House panel approves veterans sick-leave bill but can’t escape its partisan ways as business continues with the House Oversight Committee.

The Fed can’t accurately forecast inflation. Here’s why this may hurt Democrats.

The Fed can’t accurately forecast inflation. Here’s why this may hurt Democrats.

New research shows that partisan stereotypes influence Fed forecasts.

Huckabee, in Iowa, looks more celebrity than candidate

Huckabee, in Iowa, looks more celebrity than candidate

POLITICS DEBRIEF| The Republican has fame on his side, but his 2016 pitch is still in the works.

Jon Stewart on White House breach: ‘Friends don’t let friends drone drunk’

“The Daily Show” saw a valuable lesson to be learned.

An A-to-Z encyclopedia of the things John McCain has an opinion on

An A-to-Z encyclopedia of the things John McCain has an opinion on

From Americans Sniper and Benghazi to Young Punks and Zero Dark Thirty.

Make no mistake: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia

Make no mistake: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia

Fashion diplomacy of a different sort.

Sharyl Attkisson as congressional witness promises high-drama at AG nominee hearing

Sharyl Attkisson as congressional witness promises high-drama at AG nominee hearing

Loretta Lynch hearing starts Wednesday, but it might be Thursday’s hearing that produces some real fireworks.

The Supreme Court could gut Obamacare. Here’s why that might not matter.

The Supreme Court could gut Obamacare. Here’s why that might not matter.

The Court could gut the law, but what then? Here’s what.

Santorum’s claim that all net new jobs since 2000 went to immigrants

Santorum’s claim that all net new jobs since 2000 went to immigrants

Santorum’s figures incited “wows” from the crowd, but they do not tell the full story.

Judge refuses to dismiss case against Rick Perry

Calls by the former Texas governor’s legal team to toss the felony abuse-of-power case were not heeded.

How a judge just snuffed out Rick Perry’s momentum

How a judge just snuffed out Rick Perry’s momentum

Just when he started to get going...

Try, try again: Democrats to reignite Koch attacks

Try, try again: Democrats to reignite Koch attacks

Despite the strategy’s failure in 2014, Democrats think the criticism could work in a presidential election year.