RNC chairman predicts 'tsunami-type election'
March 18th, 2014
01:43 PM ET
6 years ago

RNC chairman predicts 'tsunami-type election'

Washington (CNN) - The head of the Republican Party has a prediction about November's midterm elections.

"I think we're in for a tsunami-type election in 2014," Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus said Tuesday at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. FULL POST

Fourth trip to Iowa for Cruz
March 18th, 2014
11:26 AM ET
6 years ago

Fourth trip to Iowa for Cruz

(CNN) - Ted Cruz is heading back to Iowa, again.

The freshman senator from Texas and possible 2016 GOP White House contender is making his fourth visit since last July to Iowa, the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar.

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Filed under: 2016 • Iowa • Ted Cruz
Late night development in battle for Senate
March 18th, 2014
09:54 AM ET
6 years ago

Late night development in battle for Senate

(CNN) - A late night move has cleared the path for Republican Rep. Cory Gardner of Colorado to challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in this year's midterm election.

State Sen. Owen Hill Monday night announced he was dropping his bid for the GOP nomination in Colorado. In an email to supporters Hill said "Congressman Cory Gardner has the best chance of defeating Mark Udall in November and I pray that he does."
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Filed under: 2014 • Colorado • Senate
March 18th, 2014
09:42 AM ET
6 years ago

Hillary Clinton must once again win over some in Jewish community

Washington (CNN) - Flanked by Jewish politicians in front of the United Nations on a July day, then-Sen. Hillary Clinton made a forceful appeal for the United States to back Israel as the Jewish nation's forces squared off against Hezbollah during the 2006 Lebanon War.

"We will stand with Israel because Israel is standing for American values as well as Israeli ones," said Clinton.

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Filed under: 2016 • Faith • Hillary Clinton
March 18th, 2014
09:01 AM ET
6 years ago

Romney slams Obama, Clinton for foreign policy 'failure'

(CNN) - Mitt Romney is blaming President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the crisis in Ukraine as well as other foreign policy challenges across the globe.

In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee says a "failure" by the President and former secretary of state to lead when they had the chance has led to the current situation.

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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Mitt Romney • President Obama • Russia • Ukraine
Key races in Illinois' 2014 primary
March 18th, 2014
12:01 AM ET
6 years ago

Key races in Illinois' 2014 primary

(CNN) – Illinois voters head to the polls Tuesday in primary balloting for virtually all statewide offices, including Republican races to see who will face off against the state's Democratic governor, who's considered vulnerable, and against Sen. Dick Durbin, the number two Democrat in the U.S. Senate.

President Barack Obama's home state tilts reliably blue in presidential elections; He won 57% in 2012. But Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's ailing approval rating makes him vulnerable and could open up that seat to Republicans come November.

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