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4:03pm

Sun May 3, 2015
It's All Politics

5 Things You Should Know About Ben Carson

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 9:48 am

In this handout photo from Singapore's Raffles Hospital, Dr. Keith Goh and Carson operate on 29-year-old conjoined twins Ladan and Laleh Bijani in 2003.
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This post was updated at 10 a.m. ET

The field of major Republican presidential candidates is growing larger. Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina jumped into the race Monday. And former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is expected to jump into the race this week.

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4:03am

Sun May 3, 2015
It's All Politics

5 Things You Should Know About Carly Fiorina

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 12:56 pm

Carly Fiorina at a luncheon Tuesday with New Hampshire Republican lawmakers.
Jim Cole AP

This post was updated at 8:10 a.m. E.T. Monday

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8:50pm

Sat May 2, 2015
It's All Politics

Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 11:59 am

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor a joint U.S. Special Forces training taking place in Texas, prompting outrage from some in his own party.
Eric Gay AP

Since Gen. Sam Houston executed his famous retreat to glory to defeat the superior forces of Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Texas has been ground zero for military training. We have so many military bases in the Lone Star State we could practically attack Russia.

So when rookie Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he was ordering the Texas State Guard to monitor a Navy SEAL/Green Beret joint training exercise, which was taking place in Texas and several other states, everybody here looked up from their iPhones. What?

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3:17pm

Sat May 2, 2015
It's All Politics

Full Senate Debates May Reveal Recent Bipartisanship As An Illusion

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 1:02 am

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., center, and the committee's ranking member Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., right, were all smiles April 14 after the committee passed an agreement on oversight of Iran negotiations. But the bill has run into some outspoken opponents in the full Senate.
Andrew Harnik AP

Just a few weeks ago we heard a lot about a delicate compromise that would allow Congress to review any deal emerging from nuclear talks with Iran. It came from a bipartisan negotiation in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee — to wide acclaim.

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6:59am

Sat May 2, 2015
Politics

Author: Clinton Foundation Disclosures 'Sloppy At The Very Least'

Originally published on Sat May 2, 2015 9:26 am

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