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Singapore holds funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

Singaporeans are gathering in the thousands for the funeral of Lee Kuan Yew, the Southeast Asian city-state's founding prime minister and the man who charted its spectacular economic rise.

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…

Mitch McConnell

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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Payday lending focus of hearing Thursday in Virginia

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is conducting a field hearing in Richmond on payday lending.

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Lawmakers spar over redistricting reform

Drawing district lines for the General Assembly is a complicated and controversial process that many Virginians say they would like to change. Wednesday morning, local lawmakers sparred over the…

Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum

Obama to ask agency official to step down

The White House is expected to ask the embattled chairman of the Chemical Safety Board to step down Wednesday, congressional sources tell CNN.

Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso has been accused by…

Rafael Moure-Eraso

Roanoke Valley lawmakers say region must do a better job of selling itself

The Roanoke Valley must do a better job of selling itself to prospective employers, and to state leaders in Richmond. Local lawmakers delivered that message Wednesday morning during a…

Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum

Gov. McAuliffe signs executive order requiring retraining for all ABC agents

Governor McAuliffe has signed an executive order that mandates immediate re-training for all Virginia ABC agents, according to a news release.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Afghan president warns of 'terrible threat'

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is warning members of Congress that the Islamic State poses a "terrible threat" to his country and others in its region.

Ashraf Ghani

Ben Carson calls Obama a 'psychopath'

Ben Carson says President Barack Obama is a psychopath.

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Dan Coats to retire from Senate

Republican Sen. Dan Coats won't run for re-election in 2016, ending his political comeback while creating an opening for one by his long-time Indiana rival -- former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh.…

Dan Coats
Singapore's first prime minister died Monday at 91

Singapore holds funeral for Lee Kuan Yew

Marco Rubio

Rubio planning mid-April announcement

Elizabeth Warren testimony

These people are REALLY ready for Warren

Clinton CAP

Clinton deleted all mail from personal server

Harry Reid statement

Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, to retire

Pope Francis

Obama, Pope Francis meeting scheduled

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Kansas to allow concealed guns without permit

Mitch McConnell

Senate passes GOP-approved budget plan

McDonnell to serve two years for corruption charges

Prosecutors: Evidence supports McDonnell's...

Capitol building dome

Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Diplomats voice optimism on Iran nuclear deal

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Supreme Court rejects Alabama case

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Payday lending focus of hearing Thursday in...

Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum

Lawmakers spar over redistricting reform

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Obama to ask agency official to step down

Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forum

Roanoke Valley lawmakers say region must do a...

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Gov. McAuliffe signs executive order requiring...

Ashraf Ghani

Afghan president warns of 'terrible threat'

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Ben Carson calls Obama a 'psychopath'

Dan Coats

Dan Coats to retire from Senate

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2014 Elections

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

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  • 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.

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