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Menendez Becomes Second High Profile Dem to Oppose Iran Deal

Menendez Becomes Second High Profile Dem to Oppose Iran Deal

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez announced on Tuesday his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, the second Democratic... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
Pa. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Racketeering

Pa. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Racketeering

The 11-term Philadelphia Democrat is vowing to fight the charges in a July 29 indictment, which include racketeering... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
First Openly Transgender Official Hired at White House

First Openly Transgender Official Hired at White House

The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member. The White House announced Raffi... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Credits

GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Credits

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker's plan for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
Rubio's Slow Start in Iowa, N.H., Puzzles GOP

Rubio's Slow Start in Iowa, N.H., Puzzles GOP

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio's slow-go campaign strategy is puzzling party operatives in Iowa and New... Read »

Aug 18, 2015
Bernie Sanders Draws Big Crowd at Chicago Fundraiser

Bernie Sanders Draws Big Crowd at Chicago Fundraiser

Sen. Bernie Sanders continued his push for the Democratic presidential nomination Monday, addressing a packed room... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
Government: Schock Docs Were Released by Judge, Not Leaked

Government: Schock Docs Were Released by Judge, Not Leaked

Suspicious that the other side was leaking sealed information, federal prosecutors in Springfield demanded a hearing... Read »

Aug 17, 2015
Walker Agrees with Trump on Ending Birthright Immigration

Walker Agrees with Trump on Ending Birthright Immigration

Scott Walker, the Republican governor of Wisconsin and GOP presidential candidate, said Monday that he agrees with... Read »

Aug 17, 2015
Rauner Offers CPS $200 Million for Pension Costs

Rauner Offers CPS $200 Million for Pension Costs

Gov. Bruce Rauner offered a compromise to Chicago Public Schools Monday when he proposed a two-year property tax... Watch »

Aug 17, 2015
Bernie Sanders to Make Trip to Chicago

Bernie Sanders to Make Trip to Chicago

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders will make a stop in Chicago Monday on his campaign trail. Watch »

Aug 17, 2015
Sanders Draws Big Crowds at Iowa State Fair, Town Hall

Sanders Draws Big Crowds at Iowa State Fair, Town Hall

Bernie Sanders may not leave Iowa as popular as the pork chop on a stick or fried PBJ — but the Democratic candidate... Read »

Aug 16, 2015
Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go'

Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go'

Donald Trump would reverse President Obama's executive orders on immigration and deport all undocumented immigrants... Read »

Aug 16, 2015
Third Ratings Agency Says CPS Bonds are ‘Junk'

Third Ratings Agency Says CPS Bonds are ‘Junk'

A third financial ratings agency lowered the credit rating for the Chicago Public Schools to “junk” status on... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown,' Criticizes Ice Bucket Challenge

Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown,' Criticizes Ice Bucket Challenge

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was back in New Hampshire on Friday after a recent poll showed his... Watch »

Aug 15, 2015
Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John'

Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump posted a video on his Instagram account Thursday showing a masked... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says

Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says

Former presidential candidate Al Gore will not seek a presidential run in 2016 despite rumors to the contrary, a top... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
Jeb Bush Won't Rule Out Torture

Jeb Bush Won't Rule Out Torture

The former Florida governor said that in general, he believes torture is inappropriate, and that he was glad his... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Gov. Rauner Signs Lawmakers' Rejected Pay Hike

Gov. Rauner Signs Lawmakers' Rejected Pay Hike

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law barring Illinois lawmakers from receiving a pay raise this year. Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Fidel Castro Marks 89th Birthday With Critical Op Ed

Fidel Castro Marks 89th Birthday With Critical Op Ed

Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday with a newspaper column repeating assertions that the U.S. owes socialist Cuba Watch »

Aug 13, 2015
Joe Biden 'Calling Around' About 2016 Run

Joe Biden 'Calling Around' About 2016 Run

Joe Biden has been calling close friends to discuss the possibility of becoming a presidential candidate for the... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
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