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Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 05:00 PM EST

Gilmore Ends White House Bid, Will Support GOP Nominee

Gilmore Ends White House Bid, Will Support GOP Nominee

Republican Jim Gilmore has suspended his longshot bid for the presidency, the former Virginia governor announced on his Facebook page Friday. Gilmore, 66, entered the race last summer but found himself in...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 06:39 PM EST

Donald Trump Threatens 'Birther' Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz

Donald Trump Threatens 'Birther' Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz

Donald Trump has long questioned whether Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada, is eligible to be president. Now, Trump is threatening to sue Cruz over it. Trump says Cruz may not be a natural born citizen, one...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 03:57 PM EST

Ted Cruz's New Ad Lets Kids Dump on Trump

Ted Cruz's New Ad Lets Kids Dump on Trump

A playful new political attack ad that compares Donald Trump to a child joins a long political tradition of using kids to make a presidential point. Called "Playing Trump," Sen.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 02:37 PM EST

Sen. Cruz Relents, Ambassadors to Sweden and Norway Confirmed

Sen. Cruz Relents, Ambassadors to Sweden and Norway Confirmed

The Senate on Friday moved to confirm a handful of ambassadors and State Department officials, including the American ambassadors to Sweden and Norway after Republican presidential candidate Sen.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 01:11 PM EST

Bernie Sanders Ad Features Daughter of Eric Garner

Bernie Sanders Ad Features Daughter of Eric Garner

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a new campaign ad Thursday that prominently features the daughter of Eric Garner, a New York man who died in 2014 after being placed in a chokehold by a...

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 07:47 AM EST

Va. Sen.: Black Lawmakers' Issues Not Addressed

Va. Sen.: Black Lawmakers' Issues Not Addressed

Portsmouth Democratic Sen. Louise Lucas criticized the Democratic leadership this week, saying there has been a disparate treatment of black lawmakers in the Virginia legislature, the Virginian-Pilot reported.

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