Dec 26, 2014

GOP senators eyeing 2016 face test in new majority

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now that their party has seized the Senate and faces the pressure of governing, an ambitious group of first-term Republicans may try to use that new majority status, and the opportunities it brings, as a springboard to the presidency in 2016. While many sitting senators have tried to make that jump, Barack Obama is the only one to accomplish that in the past half-century. That...

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