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Indicted Ex-Christie Aides Want GWB Probe Material

Indicted Ex-Christie Aides Want GWB Probe Material

The two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie under indictment for their alleged roles in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal want access to materials from an investigation that cleared Christie of wrongdoing. Read »

4 hours ago
Ex-NY Senate Leader, Son Indicted on Corruption Charges

Ex-NY Senate Leader, Son Indicted on Corruption Charges

The former leader of the New York Senate and his son were indicted Thursday on conspiracy and extortion charges... Watch »

3 hours ago
Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced his second White House bid Wednesday afternoon — but several key... Read »

May 27, 2015
Mayor de Blasio Announces Expansion of Teaching Program

Mayor de Blasio Announces Expansion of Teaching Program

Mayor de Blasio announced the expansion of an experimental teaching program. It's called "Progressive Redesign... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

No, the first GOP presidential debate won't contain umpteen candidates crammed onto a stage on August 6. Read »

May 21, 2015
Christie: Media Should Apologize to Me Over Bridge Scandal

Christie: Media Should Apologize to Me Over Bridge Scandal

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he deserves an apology from the media for its coverage of the George Washington... Read »

May 21, 2015
Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Obama Signs National Police Alert System Bill Named for Slain NYPD Cops

Obama Signs National Police Alert System Bill Named for Slain NYPD...

President Obama signed into law Tuesday a measure that creates a nationwide alert system to help catch anyone who... Read »

May 19, 2015
Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among... Read »

May 19, 2015
La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking another step toward running for president. The Republican governor on Monday... Read »

May 18, 2015

"Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account

President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president... Read »

May 18, 2015
Lindsey Graham:

Lindsey Graham: "I'm Running" to Be "Best Commander-in-Chief"

Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. In an... Read »

May 18, 2015

"SNL" Heralds the Summer of Hillary Clinton

Nevermind the nice weather: Hillary Clinton was in campaign mode on "Saturday Night Live," and she is... Read »

May 17, 2015
Jeb Bush Promises to

Jeb Bush Promises to "Campaign Hard" in Iowa

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared on Saturday that he'll "campaign hard" in Iowa, all but confirming his part in... Watch »

May 17, 2015
Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Democratic presidential favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday that they... Read »

May 16, 2015
Bolton Will Not Run for President in 2016

Bolton Will Not Run for President in 2016

John Bolton, one of the Republican Party's most prominent national security hawks, has decided not to run for... Read »

May 14, 2015
Rift Between Obama, Elizabeth Warren Deepens

Rift Between Obama, Elizabeth Warren Deepens

When President Barack Obama huffed that Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and established liberal star... Read »

May 14, 2015
For Half a Sentence, Bush Is an Official 2016 Candidate

For Half a Sentence, Bush Is an Official 2016 Candidate

Over and over again, Jeb Bush has said he's still thinking about whether to run for president. Read »

May 13, 2015
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