Neurosurgeon Ben Carson is staffing up ahead of a likely Republican run for president, bringing on board the CEO of a marketing company to help raise money, The Daily Caller has learned.
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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.
The conservative nonprofit advocacy group ForAmerica released an online video Thursday calling Jeb Bush “unelectable,” arguing he is the wrong Republican to run against Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.
In comments sure to rile up civil libertarians, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Wednesday that the National Security Agency’s metadata program that secretly collects phone records of Americans in the name of national security is “hugely important.”
Aware of the political vulnerabilities of his last name, likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is expected to use a Wednesday speech to distance himself from his brother’s foreign policy legacy in places like Iraq, declaring: “I am my own man.”
The episode nearly ended Barack Obama’s campaign for president in 2008.
Republicans are responding to the news that a federal judge temporarily halted President Obama’s executive actions on immigration by invoking the number 22.
"Don't oppress women with malicious ultrasounds," the woman from Florida pleaded with him on Twitter. "Focus on jobs, not vaginas. Please!"
Democrats have chosen Philadelphia as the place they will gather in 2016 to nominate their candidate for president, the Democratic National Committee announced Thursday.
Advocates for illegal immigrants staged protests Wednesday inside the Capitol Hill offices of Republican lawmakers, including Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Ted Cruz of Texas.
House Speaker John Boehner says it’s time for Senate Democrats to “get off their ass and do something, other than to vote no” when it comes to the fight over funding the Department of Homeland Security.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016, sharply criticized President Obama’s views on terrorism on Tuesday after an American woman kidnapped by ISIS was confirmed killed.
Lawmakers will gather Wednesday at the Capitol to dedicate a new statute of former Arizona senator and conservative champion Barry Goldwater.
"The governor’s bathroom door is the smallest in Florida," Jeb Bush, a month into his first term as governor, fired off in a February 1999 email to a reporter. "It requires a sideways twist to make it in."
Bawitdaba da bang a dang diggy diggy diggy.
Before NBC’s Brian Williams apologized this week for making false claims about his coverage of the Iraq war in 2003, NBC was running promotional television ads about the “trust” the anchor had built up with his audience over the years.
Arkansas GOP Sen. Tom Cotton railed against the Obama administration’s arguments for closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay Thursday, saying in a Senate hearing that Islamic terrorists should “rot” at the camp in Cuba before they "rot in hell."
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is the current favorite of Republicans for 2016, according to a unique form of online polling conducted in partnership with The Daily Caller that gauges conservative interest for potential GOP presidential candidates.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is making his first policy address as a prospective 2016 presidential candidate on Wednesday, arguing during a speech in Detroit that conservatives can win over people on economic issues where "liberal government" has failed.
Three House Republicans joined Democrats on Tuesday in voting against a bill that would repeal President Obama's health-care law.
Lawmakers in the House passed a bill Tuesday evening that would repeal President Obama’s health care law. But don’t be fooled: the legislation faces certain death.