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Donald Trump, chairman and president of the Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts, speaks at a National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon in Washington, DC, on May 27, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Scheduled To Report For Jury Duty In Manhattan On Monday

Donald Trump will have to take a break from the campaign trail on Monday.

08/15/2015

FILE PHOTOS -- Donald Trump  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)/Megyn Kelly (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Cosmopolitan Magazine and WME Live).

Megyn Kelly On Trump Controversy: ‘It’s Time To Move Forward’

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly said Monday that she would not be responding directly to Donald Trump’s remarks about her, and said it is “time to move forward.”

08/10/2015

Republican presidential candidates (L-R) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and John Kasich take the stage for the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The top-ten GOP candidates were selected to participate in the debate based on their rank in an average of the five most recent national political polls.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Candidates Spar Over Immigration, National Security, Deficit, Other Issues

The top polling Republican candidates were duking it out Thursday when they take the stage for the first debate of the 2016 campaign.

08/06/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sources: NJ Gov. Chris Christie To Announce Presidential Run Next Week

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will announce next week that he is running for president in 2016, CBS2 has confirmed.

06/25/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Christie: GOP Has Been Too Unwelcoming To Minorities

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday faulted his party for what he said was unwelcoming tone at times to minority voters.

06/10/2015

Brooklyn native Mia Love was elected Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Utah as the first black woman Republican ever in Congress. (Credit: Mia Love for Congress)

Brooklyn Native Elected In Utah As First Black Woman Republican Ever In Congress

A Brooklyn native was elected in Utah this week as the first black woman Republican in ever in Congress.

11/05/2014

Former Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney speaks of Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) as they address an  audience during a birthday celebration on September 10, 2014 at The Hilton in East Brunswick, NJ.  The event, dubbed "Governor Chris Christie 52nd Birthday Celebration," also served as a NJ-GOP fundraiser.  (Photo by Matt Rainey/Getty Images)

Romney: Christie Is ‘A Man Who Knows What To Do’

Former Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney drew a sharp contrast between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Barack Obama at a fundraiser Wednesday night in honor of Christie’s 52nd birthday.

09/10/2014

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Conn. First Selectman Calls Out Republican Town Committee Members For Not Voting

First Selectman Tim Herbst is running for state treasurer and is taking to task some town officials who he says let down members of their own Republican party.

08/30/2014

Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Candidate Loses GOP Endorsement Over Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

A Republican candidate from Long Island said officiating at same-sex wedding ceremonies has cost him the endorsement of his party.

06/25/2014

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Calls 2016 GOP Frontrunner Status ‘Meaningless’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday said he does not think much about his status as front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

12/02/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

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