Eyes glistening, President Barack Obama bid an affectionate farewell Friday to Attorney General Eric Holder. It was a sequel to an emotional going-away at the White House last year, but this tribute came with a soulful surprise.
The Republican Party's leading presidential contenders on Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military action to prevent the spread of global terrorism, including a renewed use of ground forces in the Middle East.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush offered skepticism for some conservatives' efforts to block funding for the Department of Homeland Security unless President Barack Obama's actions of immigration are derailed.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday blasted President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy, calling for a harder-line approach in the Middle East and accusing the administration of "making grave calculations that make the world less safe."
Jeb Bush readily points to his conservative credentials — tax cuts and smaller government as Florida's governor — yet convincing the activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference that he's one of them might be a tougher sell.
As Florida's governor, Jeb Bush was among the nation's most conservative state chief executives. He's quietly embarking on work to convince the right flank of the Republican Party that he would be that same kind of conservative in the White House.
In an impassioned speech to an influential anti-tax group, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ticked though eight years of tax cuts and economic growth, and said it could be done nationally, should he continue on his path to an all-but-declared Republican candidacy for president.
Let's say, for a moment, that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. Good luck, Mr. or Ms. Voter, deciding what they've got to have — and what they can do without.
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