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Boehner: New Iran sanctions 'very' quickly

House Speaker John Boehner says Congress will move "very" quickly to impose new sanctions against Iran if President Barack Obama isn't able to strike a deal to thwart the Middle Eastern…

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Poll: Bush popular in GOP

Jeb Bush has the most support among Republicans, but several other 2016 contenders have room to grow in the eyes of primary voters, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll.

Asked…

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Indiana governor illustrates GOP's gay rights challenge

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence got five cracks at answering the question that has triggered intense backlash against his state's new "religious freedom" law. The law allows individuals to assert in…

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Pence: Indiana 'not going to change' law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state's new "religious freedom" law will allow businesses to turn away LGBT customers is the result of a "tremendous amount of misinformation and…

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Martin O'Malley challenges Hillary Clinton

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took a major shot at Hillary Clinton on Sunday, saying the country needs a "new perspective" and "new leadership" in the 2016 election. "Let's be honest here…

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Boehner says Israel trip not a victory lap

House Speaker John Boehner said his upcoming trip to Israel is no "victory lap" to celebrate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election -- and that it was planned months ago, before the…

John Boehner continuing Homeland Security drama

Will Schumer bring on new Democratic era?

Sen. Harry's Reid's perfunctory announcement on Friday that he won't seek re-election next year -- leaving a vacancy for leadership of the Senate Democrats -- was followed, hours later, by a…

7 kids killed in Brooklyn fire - Chuck Schumer

Ted Cruz defends presidential credentials

They're both Harvard Law School graduates, constitutional lawyers and senators who launched presidential campaigns during their first terms.

But Ted Cruz has little else in common with Barack…

Cruz announces

Singapore holds funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

Thousands of Singaporeans gathered in pouring rain Sunday to bid farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, the Southeast Asian city-state's founding prime minister who charted its spectacular economic…

Singapore's first prime minister died Monday at 91

Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Sen. Marco Rubio is planning a major announcement for mid-April in Miami, sources tell CNN, with that announcement likely to be the launch of his presidential campaign.

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These people are REALLY ready for Warren

Ground zero for the grassroots effort here to persuade Elizabeth Warren to run for president is headquartered in a small office park where a yard sign taped to a door is the only marker of the…

Elizabeth Warren testimony

Clinton deleted all mail from personal server

Hillary Clinton permanently deleted all the emails on the private server she used to do official business as secretary of state, the Republican lawmaker who subpoenaed the emails said late…

Clinton CAP

Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, to retire

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, and endorsed New York Sen. Charles Schumer as his successor for his leadership post.

The fifth-term Nevada…

Harry Reid statement

Obama, Pope Francis meeting scheduled

The Obamas will host Pope Francis at the White House during his first visit to the U.S. on Sept. 23.

When Obama met the Pope for the first time at the Vatican in March 2014, he urged him to…

Pope Francis

Kansas to allow concealed guns without permit

Kansas will join a handful of other states that allow their residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit after a bill backed by the National Rifle Association was approved, The…

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Senate passes GOP-approved budget plan

After slogging through a grueling and exhausting day casting scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which lasted until 3:30 a.m., senators narrowly…

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Prosecutors: Evidence supports McDonnell's convictions

Federal prosecutors say there is plenty of evidence to support former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption convictions.

McDonnell to serve two years for corruption charges

Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi together, the House passed the so called "doc fix."

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Diplomats voice optimism on Iran nuclear deal

A major source of disagreement between Iran and world powers negotiating over Tehran's nuclear program -- what to do with its underground Fordo facility -- may be on a path to resolution.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Supreme Court rejects Alabama case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sent disputed redistricting plans in Alabama --- drawn by a Republican-led legislature after the 2010 census -- back down to a lower court to take a second look.…

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Boehner: New Iran sanctions 'very' quickly

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Poll: Bush popular in GOP

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Indiana governor illustrates GOP's gay rights...

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Pence: Indiana 'not going to change' law

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Martin O'Malley challenges Hillary Clinton

John Boehner continuing Homeland Security drama

Boehner says Israel trip not a victory lap

7 kids killed in Brooklyn fire - Chuck Schumer

Will Schumer bring on new Democratic era?

Cruz announces

Ted Cruz defends presidential credentials

Singapore's first prime minister died Monday at 91

Singapore holds funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

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Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Elizabeth Warren testimony

These people are REALLY ready for Warren

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Clinton deleted all mail from personal server

Harry Reid statement

Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, to retire

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Obama, Pope Francis meeting scheduled

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Kansas to allow concealed guns without permit

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Senate passes GOP-approved budget plan

McDonnell to serve two years for corruption charges

Prosecutors: Evidence supports McDonnell's...

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Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Diplomats voice optimism on Iran nuclear deal

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2014 Elections

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    State-by-state look at marijuana laws

    Ohio may be the next state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Take a look at which other states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

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    From Monica Lewinsky to Sydney Leathers, take a look at the women involved in steamy political sex scandals.

  • America's most political states

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    It's Election Day! Find out which state has the most passionate voters.

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    If you live in one of these 33 places, you can cast your ballot early in the upcoming midterm elections.

  • Republican Party history

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    The Republican Party is the second oldest currently existing political party in the U.S. behind the Democratic Party. Take a look at a timeline of the key dates, events, leaders and policies that make up the history of the Republican Party.

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    Take a look at political figures with the most unusual resumes.

  • Daughters on the campaign trail

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    With the 2014 midterm election season under way, take a look back at the prominent daughters of politicians and their role in campaigns.

  • History's steamiest political sex scandals

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    Politics has been marred by sex scandals throughout American history. Take a look at some of the steamiest.

  • America's most conservative states

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    More Americans are identifying as conservatives, according to a new poll. Find out what states are most likely to lean Republican.

  • Democratic Party history

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    The Democratic Party is one of the oldest political parties in the world. Take a look at the key leaders, dates and policies that make up the history of the Democratic Party.

  • What to know about midterm elections

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    As the 2014 midterm elections approach, learn more facts, key dates and history behind these mid-point elections.

  • Strangest political parties

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