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Clinton to announce sooner rather than later

Hillary Clinton and her close circle of advisers, including many former campaign aides to President Barack Obama, are coalescing around a plan to start her campaign in the spring after they…

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White House warns Netanyahu ahead of speech

The Obama administration is bracing for Benjamin Netanyahu to spill secret details of Iran nuclear talks, as both camps traded last-minute political jabs ahead of the Israeli prime minister's…

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Boehner peering over DHS funding cliff's edge

John Boehner is facing his toughest week yet as speaker of the House of Representatives -- and that's saying a lot after a tumultuous four years of repeated efforts by his own Republican…

John Boehner continuing Homeland Security drama

Dozens of Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday has further strained an already tense relationship with President Barack Obama.

And a number of top…

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Obama attacks Netanyahu's credibility

The differences between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were on display Monday when the two offered dramatically divergent takes on a nuclear deal with Iran…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, wife Sarah

White House lawn temporarily locked down

Three men were arrested and charged with unlawful entry between Sunday and Monday after crossing onto unauthorized grounds near the White House.

The Secret Service temporarily locked down the…

White House

Air Traffic Control vulnerable to hacking

Problems with the Federal Aviation Administration's cybersecurity is "threatening the agency's ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system," a new…

Air traffic control

Bush won't sign no-taxes pledge

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will not sign a pledge promising not to raise taxes, or any pledges from "lobbying groups," a spokeswoman said this weekend.

Jeb Bush in Detroit

Maureen McDonnell appeals corruption convictions

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has appealed her public corruption convictions.

Longest serving female senator to retire

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving female senator in history, will retire at the end of her term.

Barbara Mikulski

Poll: Nearly half of Americans disapprove of Netanyahu invite

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to make his case on Iran's nuclear abilities in a controversial speech to Congress on Tuesday, nearly half of Americans believe it was…

Israeli leader seeks to bolster ties with Jordan

Netanyahu to lay out elements of Iran deal

During his upcoming speech to Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will lay out the details of what he understands to be the nuclear agreement between world powers and Iran,…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Scott Walker reverses immigration stance

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Sunday that his "view has changed" on immigration and he no longer supports reforms that would allow undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States.

Scott Walker

WH, groups outraged by anti-Susan Rice ad

The White House slammed a full-page ad Sunday that appeared in The New York Times attacking National Security Adviser Susan Rice.

The ad, claiming "Susan Rice has a blind spot: Genocide,"…

Susan Rice

Top conservative says Boehner's job is safe

A leading conservative House member says there's no move afoot to oust Speaker John Boehner.

Rep. Jim Jordan, the Ohio Republican who chairs the hard-line House Freedom Caucus, said Sunday that…

Boehner kiss at media

Boehner allies downplay GOP rift

House Speaker John Boehner and his top lieutenants are downplaying the rift among Republicans that was exposed during last week's intense wrangling over funding for the Department of Homeland…

John Boehner at news conference

A CPAC lesson: How Rand Paul could be like Reagan

President Barack Obama's effort to bridge the trust deficit between African-Americans and law enforcement, the money wars heading into 2016, a little CPAC history and a "do not reply" mandate…

Rand Paul CPAC

O'Reilly tapes: Phone recordings raise new questions about JFK story

One evening in March more than 30 years ago, Gaeton Fonzi received a call from a man whose voice and name are now instantly recognizable.

"Hi Gaeton," the caller said. "Bill O'Reilly."

The year…

Bill O'Reilly roundup

Feinstein calls Netanyahu 'arrogant'

Sen. Dianne Feinstein says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is "arrogant" for asserting that he speaks for all Jews -- and that he doesn't speak for her.

The California Democrat's…

Senate Intelligence Committee chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Kerry: ISIS is being defeated

Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the United States' allies in the Middle East remain on course to defeat ISIS -- though he acknowledged the challenge in Syria is a particularly…

ISIS gang
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Clinton to announce sooner rather than later

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White House warns Netanyahu ahead of speech

John Boehner continuing Homeland Security drama

Boehner peering over DHS funding cliff's edge

Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Dozens of Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, wife Sarah

Obama attacks Netanyahu's credibility

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White House lawn temporarily locked down

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Air Traffic Control vulnerable to hacking

Jeb Bush in Detroit

Bush won't sign no-taxes pledge

Maureen McDonnell appeals corruption convictions

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Longest serving female senator to retire

Israeli leader seeks to bolster ties with Jordan

Poll: Nearly half of Americans disapprove of...

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Netanyahu to lay out elements of Iran deal

Scott Walker

Scott Walker reverses immigration stance

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WH, groups outraged by anti-Susan Rice ad

Boehner kiss at media

Top conservative says Boehner's job is safe

John Boehner at news conference

Boehner allies downplay GOP rift

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2014 Elections

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    State-by-state look at marijuana laws

    Washington, D.C., officially legalized marijuana use on Thursday. Take a look at which other states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

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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.

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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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    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.

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

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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.

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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.

  • The women of political sex scandals

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

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