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Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 03/14/2014

The Insiders: Rick Perry deserves a second look

Texas Governor Rick Perry has been turning heads this week by beating expectations, from his speech at CPAC 2014 to his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

By Ed Rogers  |  02:51 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cpac 2014, election 2016, jimmy kimmel, rick perry, Texas, The Insiders

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014

The Insiders: What CPAC does and does not teach us

The young student profile of the CPAC crowd makes it easy to suggest that CPAC says something about the future of the Republican party. But in fact, a lot of the attendees were College Republicans, who are traditionally an angrier, more libertarian shard of the party.

By Ed Rogers  |  02:45 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, cpac 2014, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Rubio and Rangel share vision of middle class

Their near-identical reverence for the middle class ought to be a good foundation on which to build consensus.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:27 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CPAC, middle-class

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/14/2013

The Insiders: CPAC needs to stay on message with the economy

The annual conference is still relevant, but it needs to focus on the problems we face and the solutions conservatives can offer.

By Ed Rogers  |  02:38 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, CPAC, gun control, Republicans, The Insiders