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Eric Cantor endorses Jeb Bush for president

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor endorsed presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Thursday.

Eric Cantor

Obama cites inequities in Katrina commemoration

President Barack Obama returned Thursday to an outwardly thriving New Orleans to mark strides 10 years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the city.

But underneath the visible recovery lie…

Donald Trump asks woman to touch his hair

Donald Trump says he doesn't wear a toupee. Now, he has independent confirmation.

Donald Trump, May 2014

King Salman of Saudi Arabia to visit Obama

President Barack Obama will host King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at the White House next week for his first trip to Washington since ascending the throne.

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Murdoch: Climate change "alarmist nonsense"

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch took to Twitter Wednesday night to weigh in on the recent volatility in global financial markets, calling small business "the only hope for growth" while decrying the…

Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng Murdoch

Poll: Donald Trump trounces Jeb Bush

Vice President Joe Biden fares better against top GOP candidates in hypothetical general election match-ups than Hillary Clinton, according to a new national survey.

The Quinnipiac University…

Trump Bush

Donald Trump: Jorge Ramos 'like a madman'

Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to give an inch, not to the media at large and especially not to Univision's Jorge Ramos, whom he had escorted out of a press conference the night before.

Univision reporter Ramos

Clerk ordered to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Same-sex couples fighting for the right to marry won yet another legal victory Wednesday -- this time in Kentucky, though the county clerk on the other side of the battle might not be ready to…

Same-sex wedding cake

Biden unsure if he has 'emotional fuel' for run

Vice President Joe Biden revealed to members of the Democratic National Committee Wednesday that he is assessing whether he has "the emotional fuel" to run for the White House.

Joe Biden in window

Trump says he won't eat Oreos after production moves to Mexico

Donald Trump says he will stop eating Oreo cookies after its parent company announced it was closing a factory in Chicago and moving it to Mexico.

Charlie Daniels rips Washington on Facebook

Country music legend Charlie Daniels, famous for his number one hit "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" and inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008, delivered a blistering screed against Congress…

Charlie Daniels

Liberals to Clinton: Take stand on Wall St.

A coalition of liberal groups are pushing Hillary Clinton to cut down on the revolving door between Wall Street and government, sending the Democratic candidate a pointed letter on an issue…

Wall Street bull statue

Planned Parenthood, United Way debate continues at Roanoke County board meeting

The debate over United Way and Planned Parenthood continued Tuesday at a meeting of the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.

Roanoke County Board of Supervisors

Univision reporter removed from Trump news conference

Jorge Ramos, the Univision anchor and journalist, extensively squabbled with Donald Trump twice in testy exchanges at a news conference before his rally here Tuesday, with a security officer at…

Reporter thrown out blurb

4 GOP candidates sign anti-gay marriage pledge

Four of the 17 Republican presidential candidates have pledged to support a federal constitutional amendment defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman, an anti-same-sex…

Cruz, Santorum, Jindal, Carson sign marriage pledge

Bush vs. Trump immigration showdown at border

Jeb Bush's visit to the border town of McAllen, Texas, to meet with local elected and law enforcement officials Monday should have been a simple exercise in contrasting himself with Republican…

Bush vs Trump immigration

Fox hosts defend Megyn Kelly from new Trump attack

The battle between Donald Trump and Fox News is back with a vengeance.

Fox wants the famously non-apologetic presidential candidate to apologize for his latest round of attacks against Megyn…

Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly (file)

Biden to pitch DNC members on the Iran deal

Joe Biden will speak with key members of the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday, pitching the influential Democrats on the administration's Iran nuclear deal, according to a Democrat who…

Joe Biden February 2014

Hunter Biden denies link to Ashley Madison

The son of Vice President Joe Biden denied Tuesday that he had an account on Ashley Madison, despite an email address discovered on the hacked cheating website that matches one he used.

Hunter Biden

Caroline Kennedy used private email account

Caroline Kennedy, the U.S. ambassador to Japan, used a personal email to conduct official business -- as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton did -- according to a new State Department…

Caroline Kennedy
Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor endorses Jeb Bush for president

Obama cites inequities in Katrina commemoration

Donald Trump, May 2014

Donald Trump asks woman to touch his hair

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

King Salman of Saudi Arabia to visit Obama

Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng Murdoch

Murdoch: Climate change "alarmist nonsense"

Trump Bush

Poll: Donald Trump trounces Jeb Bush

Univision reporter Ramos

Donald Trump: Jorge Ramos 'like a madman'

Same-sex wedding cake

Clerk ordered to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Joe Biden in window

Biden unsure if he has 'emotional fuel' for run

Trump says he won't eat Oreos after production...

Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels rips Washington on Facebook

Wall Street bull statue

Liberals to Clinton: Take stand on Wall St.

Roanoke County Board of Supervisors

Planned Parenthood, United Way debate...

Reporter thrown out blurb

Univision reporter removed from Trump news...

Cruz, Santorum, Jindal, Carson sign marriage pledge

4 GOP candidates sign anti-gay marriage pledge

Bush vs Trump immigration

Bush vs. Trump immigration showdown at border

Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly (file)

Fox hosts defend Megyn Kelly from new Trump attack

Joe Biden February 2014

Biden to pitch DNC members on the Iran deal

Hunter Biden

Hunter Biden denies link to Ashley Madison

Caroline Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy used private email account

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2014 Elections

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    The women of political sex scandals

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

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  • America's most political states

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

  • States with early voting

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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.

  • Surprising politicians who made a splash

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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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    CNN

    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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    Democrats, Republicans...most everyone has heard of these political parties. But some are not as well known. Take a look at a list of these strange (but real!) political parties.

  • America's most liberal states

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    Overall, Americans are more likely to self-identify as conservatives than liberals. But that gap has shrunk, according to a Gallup poll.

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