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California Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Right-To-Die Bill

California Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Right-To-Die Bill

California lawmakers are making a new push to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after... Read more »

Aug 18, 2015
Menendez Becomes Second High Profile Dem to Oppose Iran Deal

Menendez Becomes Second High Profile Dem to Oppose Iran Deal

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez announced on Tuesday his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, the second Democratic... Read more »

Aug 18, 2015
Pa. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Racketeering

Pa. Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Racketeering

The 11-term Philadelphia Democrat is vowing to fight the charges in a July 29 indictment, which include racketeering... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
First Openly Transgender Official Hired at White House

First Openly Transgender Official Hired at White House

The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member. The White House announced Raffi... Read more »

Aug 18, 2015
GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Credits

GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Credits

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker's plan for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would... Read more »

Aug 18, 2015
Rubio's Slow Start in Iowa, N.H., Puzzles GOP

Rubio's Slow Start in Iowa, N.H., Puzzles GOP

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio's slow-go campaign strategy is puzzling party operatives in Iowa and New... Read more »

Aug 18, 2015
Walker Agrees with Trump on Ending Birthright Immigration

Walker Agrees with Trump on Ending Birthright Immigration

Scott Walker, the Republican governor of Wisconsin and GOP presidential candidate, said Monday that he agrees with... Read more »

Aug 17, 2015
Va. Lawmakers Wage Partisan Battle Over Judge

Va. Lawmakers Wage Partisan Battle Over Judge

The Virginia General Assembly waged a tense partisan battle Monday over an appointment to the state Supreme Court. Read more »

Aug 17, 2015
Ex-Va. Gov. Renews Plea to Remain Free During Appeal

Ex-Va. Gov. Renews Plea to Remain Free During Appeal

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has made a final plea to a federal court to let him remain free while he appeals... Read more »

Aug 17, 2015
Sanders Draws Big Crowds at Iowa State Fair, Town Hall

Sanders Draws Big Crowds at Iowa State Fair, Town Hall

Bernie Sanders may not leave Iowa as popular as the pork chop on a stick or fried PBJ — but the Democratic candidate... Read more »

Aug 16, 2015
Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go'

Trump: Undocumented Immigrants 'Have to Go'

Donald Trump would reverse President Obama's executive orders on immigration and deport all undocumented immigrants... Read more »

Aug 16, 2015
Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown,' Criticizes Ice Bucket Challenge

Trump Calls Boston Mayor a 'Clown,' Criticizes Ice Bucket Challenge

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was back in New Hampshire on Friday after a recent poll showed his... Watch »

Aug 15, 2015
Prosecutors Request Bail Be Denied to McDonnell

Prosecutors Request Bail Be Denied to McDonnell

Federal prosecutors formally requested former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell be denied bail while pursuing appeal to... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015
The Week Ahead: Ohio’s Kasich Makes it a Sweet 16

The Week Ahead: Ohio’s Kasich Makes it a Sweet 16

The Week Ahead with Andy Gross Read more »

Aug 21, 2015
Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John'

Trump's Video Juxtaposed Obama with 'Jihadi John'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump posted a video on his Instagram account Thursday showing a masked... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015
Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says

Gore Not Considering 2016 Run, Source Says

Former presidential candidate Al Gore will not seek a presidential run in 2016 despite rumors to the contrary, a top... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015
Immigrants Protest Maryland Policy Shift for Ex-Offenders

Immigrants Protest Maryland Policy Shift for Ex-Offenders

An immigration battle is heating up in Maryland after Gov. Larry Hogan announced he will change state policies... Watch »

Aug 13, 2015
Jeb Bush Won't Rule Out Torture

Jeb Bush Won't Rule Out Torture

The former Florida governor said that in general, he believes torture is inappropriate, and that he was glad his... Read more »

Aug 13, 2015
Fidel Castro Marks 89th Birthday With Critical Op Ed

Fidel Castro Marks 89th Birthday With Critical Op Ed

Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday with a newspaper column repeating assertions that the U.S. owes socialist Cuba Watch »

Aug 13, 2015
Joe Biden 'Calling Around' About 2016 Run

Joe Biden 'Calling Around' About 2016 Run

Joe Biden has been calling close friends to discuss the possibility of becoming a presidential candidate for the... Read more »

Aug 13, 2015
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