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Eyes On 2016, GOP Revisits The Rebranding

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Republican Ed Gillespie announced Thursday that he's challenging Democratic Virginia Sen. Mark Warner in November's election. Gillespie, a senior adviser to Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential race, is shown here at Romney's election night rally in Boston on Nov. 6, 2012. Mike Segar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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GOP's Gillespie Injects Intrigue Into Virginia Senate Race

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Rubio Questions LBJ's Legacy On Poverty

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Rep. Darrell Issa, a California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, planned to hold at least four field hearings on the Affordable Care Act, which he blames for increased health insurance prices. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Issa Takes Anti-Obamacare Campaign To The States

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Supporters may be "Ready for Hillary," but NPR political reporter Don Gonyea isn't. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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2016 Polling Comes Too Soon For This Political Reporter

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Mayor-elect Mike Duggan speaks at his election night celebration in Detroit on Tuesday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Many Rooting For Down-On-Its-Luck Detroit And Its New Mayor

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Sal Russo of the Tea Party Express speaks at the National Press Club in 2011. Russo predicts the Tea Party will be re-energized for the 2014 midterm elections. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Tea Party Activist: It Was Worth 'Getting In The Ring'

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Kathleen Sebelius stands with Sen. Pat Roberts (right), R-Kan., and former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole in 2009. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Obamacare Fight Leads Sen. Roberts To Turn Against Old Friend Sebelius

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Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., is among the Republicans who want to pass a spending bill not tied to defunding or delaying the Affordable Care Act. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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GOP Establishment Grapples With A Tea Party That Won't Budge

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Gun Control Advocates Say Little After Navy Yard Shooting

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2016 May Seem Just Around The Corner For Political Rivals

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On Recess, Senators Get An Earful Over Failed Gun Vote

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United Farm Workers members were among the crowd that filled the lawn on Capitol Hill during an immigration rights rally Wednesday. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Immigration Debate Puts Farm Workers Union In Spotlight

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