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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush greets the audience in Nashua, N.H. (Reuters)
Karen Tumulty and Robert Costa
His father’s and brother’s Granite State experiences offer cautionary tales — and ways to win.
The Fix by Chris Cillizza
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The playing field of large states as well as smaller states with costly media markets makes this inevitable.
Former president Bill Clinton and others spoke about the deadly blast and its legacy.
Two possible alternatives to the Democratic front-runner make their cases.
Not only is Arizona one of the nation’s sunniest states, it’s among the best at putting those rays to good use.
A look at how state voting compares to the nation overall.
Their bromance has hit a rocky patch amid jockeying for leadership roles following Harry Reid’s retirement.
Robert Costa and Karen Tumulty
Her potential opponents face a tricky balance: being tough enough on her without looking sexist.
The events in 1975 led to the ‘exile’ of the couple after a ruling by Anthony M. Kennedy, now a pivotal justice as the Supreme Court decides a historic question.
How “negative partisanship” shapes the outcomes in House and Senate elections.
A new way to look at politics.
The senator was both deliberate and seemingly at-ease in his first campaign trip since announcing.
Further proof of Ted Cruz’s outreach.
The Legislature is one step closer to allowing concealed handgun license holders in Texas to carry openly in public. The House gave tentative approval of the measure Friday evening after hours of debate and opposition from Democrats.
Republican presidential hopefuls flood New Hampshire, ready to state their case in a battleground state.
The government has sharply reduced spending on travel and training for federal employees.
Cezary Podkul of ProPublica and Allan Sloan of The Washington Post
The N.J. governor closed budget gaps by borrowing, shifting money from trust funds and paring back tax credits.
Live free or die.
Tax revenues rose by 2.2 percent last year, led by gains in rebounding sales taxes.
The administration asked a 5th Circuit panel to allow program to proceed as judge deliberates over states’ lawsuit.
State lawmakers kept busy this week advancing a slew of items in both chambers – including a measure on the trade of shark fins. And they considered several controversial bills in committees.
Even voters aren’t getting much chance to ask the presumptive Democratic frontrunner questions.
A new poll shows him dropping.
Juliet Eilperin and Steven Mufson
The president called the stalled process for confirming Loretta Lynch, his pick for U.S. attorney general, an “embarrassing” example of the Senate’s “dysfunction.”
Here are 11 better ways that he could have answered the question: “Are you smart enough to be president?”
Why one reporter said she’s proud of running after the van.
What better way to rebut ‘90s rumors than a ‘90s website?
A key issue for 2016.
Before Marco Rubio made his Senate campaign committee his presidential one, he cleared the air with the FEC.
These two states start the nominating process, but they offer different tests for candidates.
A very different question leads to a very different result.
First, he was opposed. Then he supported the expansion. Then he was opposed again. Now he’s suing.
And he said he likes to play video games to unwind.
Late-night hosts Jimmy Kimmel, John Oliver and others take on both the IRS and IRS-haters.
The president uses fuzzy math about the GOP’s still-vague tax plan.
Martin Richard’s family would rather not go through the process, which takes an average of 16 years.
House committee issues ‘no confidence’ statement for DEA chief and White House offers no support after reports of DEA sex parties with prostitutes. Interest in faster firing of feds grows.
Insulting the audience!
Stewart wore a detective hat to crack the case.
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