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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
Obama’s electoral success has given three freshman Republican senators dreams of becoming president
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By Pat Cunningham
Aug. 1, 2013 11:10 a.m.



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Gail Collins SAYS the GOP show horses of the Senate have delusions of grandeur:

One of the least attractive legacies of Barack Obama will be the way he empowered freshman senators to believe they were only one or two good speeches away from the presidency.

Right now, the show horses of the United States Senate are Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida. All preparing for a 2016 presidential bid. All making visits to Iowa. They’re the new faces of the Republican Party. Really, really new. The three of them have an average age ...

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