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Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field
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Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is set to announce his campaign for president next week, NBC News reported. Chafee will announce his run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination at the George Mason Center for Politics & Foreign Relations in Virginia, a campaign... Read »

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Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island governor and senator Lincoln Chafee is set to join the growing list of politicians challenging... Read »

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O'Malley to Announce Presidential Campaign

O'Malley to Announce Presidential Campaign

Martin O'Malley is returning to the state that introduced him to presidential politics three decades ago, when he... Read »

May 29, 2015
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
Council Votes to Extend Parking Meter Hours

Council Votes to Extend Parking Meter Hours

Parking changes are coming to several D.C. neighborhoods. Read »

May 27, 2015
D.C. Asks Judge to Put Gun Ruling on Hold

D.C. Asks Judge to Put Gun Ruling on Hold

District of Columbia officials want a judge to allow the city to continue enforcing a centerpiece of its... Read »

May 27, 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
Obama in D.C.: Iran Nuke Deal

Obama in D.C.: Iran Nuke Deal "Will Have My Name on It"

President Barack Obama is addressing one of the largest Jewish congregations in Washington to highlight efforts... Read »

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
Montgomery Officials Scheduled to Approve $5B Budget

Montgomery Officials Scheduled to Approve $5B Budget

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to formally approve the county's $5 billion budget. Read »

May 21, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Militarized Policing Takes a Hit

Sherwood's Notebook: Militarized Policing Takes a Hit

President Barack Obama announced on Monday that the Department of Defense would scale back its freewheeling program... Read »

May 20, 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
D.C. Can't Enforce Part of 'Good Reason' Gun Law

D.C. Can't Enforce Part of 'Good Reason' Gun Law

People in the nation's capital no longer have to show a good reason to get a permit to carry concealed handguns... 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
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