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Arkansas GOP, Having Embraced Term Limits, is Now Conflicted

POLITICS | By Andrew DeMillo | Feb 6
Arkansas was among the first states to embrace the term limits movement. But now that Republicans have turned the state red, things have gotten... complicated.

CA Democratic Party Signals Support for Out Candidates

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 6
A number of out Democratic non-incumbents seeking state legislative seats have secured pre-endorsements ahead of the California Democratic Party's convention to be held later this month in San Jose.

Impact of Ted Cruz topping Donald Trump in Iowa

POLITICS | Feb 2
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" from Des Moines, Iowa.

Cruz Takes Palin's Endorsement of Trump in Stride

POLITICS | Jan 20
Palin's decision to back Trump meant turning her back on former ally Ted Cruz.

Why John McCain Will Endorse Donald Trump if He's the GOP Nominee

POLITICS | Jan 16
CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett talks to Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, the 2012 GOP nominee, about his views on the Republican frontrunner.

Gov. Haley on Warning GOP in Rebuttal: We Can't Assume We Have No Blame

POLITICS | Jan 13
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley delivered Tuesday night's Republican response to President Obama's final State of the Union address.

Kansas Lawmaker Says sharing Facebook Post 'In Bad Taste'

PERSONAL TECH | By John Hanna | Jan 10
A Kansas legislator said Thursday that he regrets sharing a post on Facebook that mocked Hispanics who speak accented English to make a derogatory comment about President Barack Obama.

What Will American Politics Look Like in 2016?

POLITICS | Dec 29
James Bennet of the Atlantic, Ben Domenech of the Federalist, Jeanne Cummings of the Wall Street Journal and Reuters' David Rohde predict the changing political tides igniting the campaign trail in 2016.

Can New Hampshire Turn Chris Christie's Campaign Around?

POLITICS | Dec 22
A CBS News battleground tracker poll in that state finds New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's support has doubled in the past month.

Democratic Rivals Spar Over Security and Economy in Debate

POLITICS | Dec 21
Compared to the Republican debates, Saturday night's Democratic debate was pretty civil.

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