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Vermont Town Elects Man Who Died a Day Before

Vermont Town Elects Man Who Died a Day Before

Voters in the Vermont town of Underhill have elected a man to serve on the select board who died a day before the... Read »

Mar 6, 2015
Rick Perry's Supporters Launch Super PAC

Rick Perry's Supporters Launch Super PAC

As former Texas Gov. Rick Perry readies a second presidential campaign, his supporters have created a super PAC... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Michael Grimm Asks Judge to Modify Bail for Job Interview

Michael Grimm Asks Judge to Modify Bail for Job Interview

Disgraced former Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm has asked a judge to allow him to travel to Europe for a... Read »

Mar 5, 2015
Proposed Christie-Exxon Mobil Settlement Criticized

Proposed Christie-Exxon Mobil Settlement Criticized

Democratic lawmakers, environmentalists and even celebrities have assailed a proposed court settlement of about $250... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Top Democrat in Congress Will Run for Mikulski's Senate Seat

Top Democrat in Congress Will Run for Mikulski's Senate Seat

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland says he will run for the Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Barbara... Read »

Mar 4, 2015

Best Political Mustaches

Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia isn't the only politician sporting the 'stache. View »

Mar 4, 2015
Lawmakers Want High Schools to Teach

Lawmakers Want High Schools to Teach "Yes Means Yes" for Sex

Two California lawmakers want to get a head start on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses by having high... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first Repub... 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 offen... Watch »

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 Republi... 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
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