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Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee
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Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first Republican candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential contest. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Texas Pol Pushes for Legal Pot:

Texas Pol Pushes for Legal Pot: "Gov't Should Value Everything God...

A GOP state lawmaker from East Texas says God didn't create marijuana by mistake and is pushing to remove all... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Powerful Md. Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Powerful Md. Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection

Powerful U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, will not seek... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
NJ Officer Meets President Obama

NJ Officer Meets President Obama

Although cops are used to being called to important gatherings, a New Jersey officer was shocked to discover who she... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Senate Panel OK's Loretta Lynch for U.S. Attorney General

Senate Panel OK's Loretta Lynch for U.S. Attorney General

New York's Loretta Lynch won approval from a key Senate committee Thursday to serve as the nation's next attorney... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that "the fight's not over" in the political battle to approve the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Mayor Takes Ambitious NYC Agenda to Albany

Mayor Takes Ambitious NYC Agenda to Albany

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking his agenda for the city to Albany. Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Rahm Emanuel failed to clinch another term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday, as Associated Press projections showed him... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015

"Lead On": Hillary Clinton Speaks at Women's Conference

Hillary Clinton spoke at the Lead On: Watermark's Silicon Valley Conference for Women in Santa Clara Tuesday, amid... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Democrats blocked GOP efforts to advance a bill that would ensure funding for Homeland Security but defund... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
I Feel Sorry for Giuliani: White House Official

I Feel Sorry for Giuliani: White House Official

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says he feels "sorry for Rudy Giuliani today" after the former... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on corruption charges... Watch »

Feb 21, 2015
Cuomo Sets Date for Special Election to Fill Grimm's Seat

Cuomo Sets Date for Special Election to Fill Grimm's Seat

Gov. Cuomo announced a special election to fill the congressional seat vacated by Staten Island Republican Michael... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

If prosecutors get their way, former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell could become the first modern-day... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Lawyers for Maureen McDonnell have asked the same judge who sentenced former Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in... Read »

Feb 19, 2015
Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Democrats are assailing former Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying President Obama doesn't love America -- and they're... Read »

Feb 19, 2015

"My Own Man": Jeb Bush Presents Foreign Policy Vision

Jeb Bush outlined his view of American foreign policy on Wednesday, endorsing a philosophy of "liberty... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Jeb Bush on Brother, Father:

Jeb Bush on Brother, Father: "I Am My Own Man"

Running for president as part of a family dynasty is presenting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with inevitable... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Election Needed to Replace Michael Grimm in Congress: Judge

Election Needed to Replace Michael Grimm in Congress: Judge

A federal judge says he's going to set a date for a special election to replace convicted former U.S. Read »

Feb 17, 2015
Christie Aides Want Lawsuit Over Bridge Closures Tossed

Christie Aides Want Lawsuit Over Bridge Closures Tossed

Current and former associates of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other defendants in a lawsuit over lane closures... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
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