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La. Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

La. Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

Pitching himself as a "doer" in a field of talkers, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared his candidacy for... Read »

Jun 24, 2015
What You Should Know About Bobby Jindal

What You Should Know About Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he is running for the GOP presidential nomination. Read »

Jun 24, 2015
Hillary Clinton Dominates 2016 Field: Poll

Hillary Clinton Dominates 2016 Field: Poll

Hillary Clinton is miles ahead of her closest Democratic competitor in the 2016 White House race — and she also... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

2016 GOP Candidates Give Back Hate Group Funds

Republican presidential candidates — and several GOP lawmakers — said Monday they are donating or returning funds... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

Raisin Program Unconstitutional: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government can't force raisin farmers to give up part of their annual... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
 Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Maine Sen. Angus King Diagnosed With Cancer

Sen. Angus King of Maine said Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from a halfway house in Baltimore Monday. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Texas Abortion Law Teed up for Supreme Court Review

Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns, Poll Finds

Election 2016: Wealthy Donors, Negative Attacks Top Voter Concerns...

Americans watching the early stages of the 2016 presidential race are worried about the role wealthy individuals and... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Clinton Calls for

Clinton Calls for "Common Sense" Gun Control

Hillary Rodham Clinton called for "common sense" gun control legislation and decrying "institutional racism" just... Read »

Jun 21, 2015
Tougher Rules to Protect Nail Salon Workers in NY

Tougher Rules to Protect Nail Salon Workers in NY

New York lawmakers on Friday approved tougher regulation of nail salons, intended to help protect some 40,000... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Feds Asking for Up to 2½ Years for Michael Grimm

Feds Asking for Up to 2½ Years for Michael Grimm

Federal prosecutors are asking that disgraced former congressman Michael Grimm be sentenced to up to 2 ½ years in... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Clinton and Sanders Top Candidates on Facebook

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders lead the pack of presidential candidates in early primary and caucus states — at... Read »

Jun 19, 2015

"WTF" Podcast Host Interviews President Obama in Garage

President Barack Obama visited with comedian Marc Maron in the garage of his Highland Park home Friday at the end... Watch »

Jun 20, 2015
Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

Newt Gingrich Takes on New Job: Tech Reviewer

After jokes about reviewing technology for Mashable arose on Twitter, it soon became a reality for Newt Gingrich who... Read »

Jun 19, 2015
Board Roles Could Complicate Presidency for Jeb Bush

Board Roles Could Complicate Presidency for Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush's deep dive into corporate America, where he served on the boards or as an adviser to more than a dozen... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
Analysis: Can Donald Trump Win?

Analysis: Can Donald Trump Win?

He has the brash demeanor, the outsized public persona and plenty of cash to fund a presidential campaign — but... Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Donald Trump: I'm Running for President

Donald Trump: I'm Running for President

Donald Trump is running for president, he announced Tuesday morning, promising to become "the greatest jobs... Watch »

Jun 16, 2015
Taxpayers' Tab for Christie's Foreign Trips Tops $120,000

Taxpayers' Tab for Christie's Foreign Trips Tops $120,000

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's recent foreign trips to the United Kingdom, Mexico and Canada cost New Jersey... Read »

Jun 13, 2015
Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush to Tout Stint as Fla. Gov. in 2016 Speech

Jeb Bush on Friday previewed his announcement that he's running for president, telling reporters that his upcoming... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
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