A State Department witness was confronted during a Capitol Hill hearing on Tuesday about his past comments questioning the motives of conservatives for investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks against Americans in Benghazi.
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Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register. Pappas is a graduate of The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., where he was editor-in-chief of The Sewanee Purple. While in college, he did internships at NBC's Meet the Press and the White House. He grew up in Mobile, Ala., where he graduated from St. Paul's Episcopal School. He and his wife live on Capitol Hill.
Arizona Sen. John McCain fired back on Monday at the critics of Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” movie about Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.
Nine conservative lawmakers are forming what they call the House Freedom Caucus, a new thorn in the side of the House Republican leadership.
DES MOINES, Iowa — “We know what this is about,” Chris Christie told the crowd Saturday in his speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina sharply criticized Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state on Saturday, saying that unlike Clinton, “I have actually accomplished something.”
DES MOINES, Iowa — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday repeatedly called for “reigniting the miracle of America,” a phrase that sounds like a slogan for a possible presidential campaign.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Rick Santorum was feeling “nostalgic” Saturday as he returned to the state whose caucuses he surprisingly won in 2012.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Scott Walker’s message to conservatives here on Saturday: “Go big and go bold.”
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Speaking to a conservative crowd in Iowa about illegal immigration Saturday, Ben Carson said the next person in the White House should aim to “seal the border” in the first 12 months of their presidency.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- When Scott Walker takes the stage here with other potential Republican candidates for president Saturday, expect the Wisconsin governor to portray himself as a conservative reformer who can win tough fights.
Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio -- three Republicans who might run for the White House in 2016 -- are participating in a forum this weekend hosted by Charles and David Koch’s conservative donor network.
WASHINGTON -- Speaking to a small gathering of pro-life activists Thursday, Ted Cruz frankly predicted that Republicans will lose the White House in 2016 if they “present a milquetoast alternative” as their nominee.
Ted Cruz and Chris Christie will be there. So will Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Ben Carson and a number of other Republicans who have hinted that they may run for president in 2016.
Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, the two Republicans who might both battle for the same establishment mantle in a 2016 presidential primary, are quietly meeting this week in Utah.
Some of the most outspoken conservative lawmakers in the House of Representatives said Wednesday they are pleased with the emerging crop of potential Republicans gearing up to run for president in 2016.
The official Republican response to President Obama’s state of the union address only briefly made reference to the president’s recent unilateral actions on immigration, despite the fact that the issue has the party’s base steaming.
As Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney battle behind the scenes for big money donors, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is working to portray himself as the presidential candidate of the conservative base.
Eyebrows are being raised as financial disclosure forms show that the "National Draft Ben Carson For President Committee" is spending most of its contributions ... on raising money.
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson is expected to announce soon that he is forming an exploratory committee to run for the White House as a Republican in 2016, The Daily Caller has learned.