By By STEVE PEOPLES | January 30, 2015 7:06 amMitt Romney to update supporters on 2016 presidential plans
Scott Walker ramping up a national political operation
Associated Press | January 30, 2015 1:36 amShifting his focus to Washington, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expanding his political operation as he fights for early momentum in the increasingly crowded field of GOP White House prospects.
SC Sen. Lindsey Graham explores 2016 GOP presidential run
Associated Press | January 29, 2015 3:30 pmSouth Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday said he has set up a committee to explore running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, portraying himself as a proven winner and a conservative willing to work with Democrats.
Wistful, humorous Romney looks back as he ponders '16
Associated Press | January 29, 2015 1:42 amMitt Romney sounds like a presidential candidate. Except when he doesn't.
Wisconsin Gov. Walker forms group to boost possible 2016 bid
Associated Press | January 27, 2015 2:37 pmRepublican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that he formed a political organization to help boost a potential 2016 presidential run, the first concrete step toward a possible campaign that comes as others are also ramping up efforts to seek the GOP nomination.
Budget for Koch-backed network: almost $1 billion for 2016
Associated Press | January 26, 2015 5:36 pmFlexing its financial might, the political machine backed by billionaires Charles and David Koch on Monday told its allies that spending across its conservative network would approach $1 billion ahead of 2016's elections.
GOP donors appear in no hurry to commit to 2016 candidate
Associated Press | January 26, 2015 4:36 pmAdd Chris Christie to the list of prospective candidates for president now taking donations, a group of Republicans that might ultimately top two dozen.
New Jersey's Christie launches political action committee
Associated Press | January 26, 2015 12:24 pmNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign.
Some Republican presidential hopefuls court evangelicals
Associated Press | January 26, 2015 1:06 amJeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing support among Christian evangelicals and social conservatives.
Koch event drawing 2016 hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz, Walker
Associated Press | January 25, 2015 12:00 pmFlorida Sen. Marco Rubio is sending clear signs about an expected run for the presidency in 2016.
Republican White House maybes court evangelicals toward 2016
Associated Press | January 25, 2015 10:06 amJeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing support among Christian evangelicals and social conservatives.
Protesters heckle Perry and Christie on immigration issues
Associated Press | January 24, 2015 9:13 pmProtesters have heckled Republican presidential prospects Rick Perry and Chris Christie over immigration policies during a conservative political forum in Iowa.
Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum
Associated Press | January 24, 2015 6:42 pmThe robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016 candidates trying to draw attention at a Saturday gathering of social conservatives.
Quotes from leading political figures at Iowa GOP summit
Associated Press | January 24, 2015 5:43 pmNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Christie says style, stances shouldn't hold him back in 2016
Associated Press | January 24, 2015 5:18 pmNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to connect with Iowa conservatives by assuring them that "you'll always know who I am" if he runs for president.