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Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 10:23 AM CST

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Serious issues are facing the Republican presidential candidate in their debate Saturday night in South Carolina. The state has a deep-rooted military culture and is still reeling from the shooting deaths...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 09:01 PM CST

Albright Didn't Mean to Condemn Women Supporting Sanders

Albright Didn't Mean to Condemn Women Supporting Sanders

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said on Friday that she regretted the way her support for Hillary Clinton was perceived, NBC News reported. "I have spent much of my career as a diplomat.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 02:25 PM CST

Top GOP Candidates Quiet on Tax Return Release

Top GOP Candidates Quiet on Tax Return Release

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year's hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later. But the top

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 05:50 PM CST

Sanders' Commitment to Obama Questioned

Sanders' Commitment to Obama Questioned

As Hillary Clinton traveled to a black community in South Carolina, her African-American allies in Congress seized upon comments the Vermont senator made at the debate insinuating that race relations would...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 04:33 PM CST

Clinton to Hold Fundraising Event in Chicago Next Week

Clinton to Hold Fundraising Event in Chicago Next Week

Former secretary of state and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will travel to Chicago next week to hold a get-out-the-vote rally and a fundraising event in the lead up to Illinois’ March...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 04:00 PM CST

Gilmore Ends White House Bid, Will Support GOP Nominee

Gilmore Ends White House Bid, Will Support GOP Nominee

Republican Jim Gilmore has suspended his longshot bid for the presidency, the former Virginia governor announced on his Facebook page Friday. Gilmore, 66, entered the race last summer but found himself in...

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