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  • Ted Cruz enlists Christians for 2016 White House bid

    March 23, 2015 | 10:45 am

    Casting himself as the leader of a grassroots army, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) made an explicit appeal to Christian conservatives on Monday as he became the first major figure to jump into the 2016 presidential race.

    Cruz's unyielding tactics in Washington have made him a hero to...

  • Was Slavery Really That Bad?

    By Beit T'shuvah

    March 27, 2013 | 6:16 pm

    By Ben Spielberg


    During a Conservative Political Action Conference last month, an attendee presented a controversial view of African-American slavery. It went like this:

    K. Carl Smith: 10-20 years after Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery, he wrote a letter to his...

  • Paul bests Rubio in conservative straw poll

    March 18, 2013 | 8:22 am

    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) edged out Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to win a conservative presidential straw poll.

    The weekend poll of 3,000 people attending the Conservative Political Action Conference is not considered indicative of who would win the 2016 Republican presidential...