Some 2016 rivals say he's jeopardizing national security.
The Senate failed to agree on extending the program backed by President Obama and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
The retired neurosurgeon won the poll, beating out Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Senator Ted Cruz.
In this Bloomberg Politics/Purple Strategies focus group, Iowa Republicans discuss their 2016 field and the future of conservatism.
The candidate praised the previous two Democratic administrations, but she was quick to say she isn't running to continue them.
Messages contained no smoking guns on Benghazi, but critics pounced when the FBI deemed a few words too sensitive.
The Kentucky senator was joined by three Republicans and seven Democrats.
Why? Because for decades, running on chaos and war has been the party's most successful strategy.
As she famously said about John McCain and Sarah Palin, running for president requires a different skill set than running a major corporation.
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