With repeated vows to stand up for “American workers,” Rick Santorum, the underdog Republican who won the Iowa caucuses in 2012, announced Wednesday his entry into the race for the White House.
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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.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal -- attempting to gin up interest in a possible presidential bid -- came out swinging Wednesday against fellow Republican Rand Paul, saying the Kentucky senator is “unsuited to be commander-in-chief.”
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Knowing what they know now, a majority of Republican primary voters in the early presidential nominating states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina say they still think it was right for the United States to invade Iraq, according to a new Vox Populi-Daily Caller poll.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, neurosurgeon Ben Carson and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are doing the best among early state Republicans who have a clear favorite for president, according to a new Vox Populi-Daily Caller poll.
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed with aides the chatter on cable news about whether she actually suffered a concussion in 2012, according to emails released by the State Department on Friday.
Josh Duggar of TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" lost his job at the Family Research Council this week after news stories surfaced about his history of molesting girls, including his sisters, while a teenager.
Josh Duggar, who a magazine revealed this week was accused as a teenager of sexually molesting several girls, has resigned his position at the Family Research Council in Washington D.C.
Pro-life activists are reacting to recent eyebrow-raising remarks made by Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, who told a crowd this week that political issues like abortion are not what drove him to run for office.
Another Republican presidential candidate plans to skip the Iowa Straw Poll.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster of the Patriot Act on Wednesday lasted nearly 11 hours on the Senate floor, ending shortly before midnight.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the populist Democrat and foe of big banks, has not listed a $1.3 million credit line against her home with Bank of America on annual financial disclosure documents because of a loophole in federal law, according to a new report.
As he prepares for a possible run for president, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is now against a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants, something he openly supported just a few years ago.
PHILADELPHIA -- Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has long said he’s pro-life but acknowledged Monday that abortion is not the animating issue that inspired him to run for office.
PHILADELPHIA -- Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul traveled to the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution on Monday to call on President Obama to end the NSA's program that collects bulk phone record data of American citizens.
Martin O’Malley, the former Democratic governor of Maryland considering a run for president as the liberal alternative to Hillary Clinton, responded to the news that Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be executed by articulating his opposition to the death penalty.
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus argued Friday that the GOP has a more diverse crop of candidates for president in 2016 than Democrats do.
Rick Perry and Rick Santorum are both preparing to announce their expected campaigns for president in 2016.
Former United Nations ambassador John Bolton announced Thursday that he will not be a candidate for president in 2016, after months of traveling to early nominating states and saying he was seriously considering running.