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State department releases Clinton emails

The State Department released its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State on Friday, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in…

Clinton security council

Obama pitches Iran plan at Adas synagogue

President Barack Obama on Friday strongly defended his intentions with Iran, telling congregants at the Adas Israel synagogue in Northwest Washington that his reputation is on the line if the…

Obama at synagogue

Yellen: Fed can't risk 'overheating the economy'

The Federal Reserve won't wait too long to raise rates.

Janet Yellen

Poll finds Obama popularity on the upswing

President Barack Obama's popularity with the public is on the upswing, according to a new Gallup poll that found him enjoying is strongest approval rating in nearly two years.

A guide to the Patriot Act debate

Two years after Edward Snowden exposed the National Security Agency's secret collection of the data of millions of Americans' private communications, the bulk of those programs remain intact.

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Hillary Clinton racks up rapper endorsements

A growing number of rappers are queuing up plans to make beautiful music with the front-runner Democratic presidential candidate: Hillary Clinton.

An early high-profile endorsement came from…

Waka Flocka Flame for Clinton

Gyrocopter pilot pleads not guilty

The man who piloted a gyrocopter onto the Capitol grounds last month to protest big money in politics has trumpeted his move, but on Thursday he pleaded not guilty to six federal charges…

Gyrocopter2

Jeb Bush gives New Hampshire woman massage

Salem New Hampshire Chamber of Commerce President Donna Morris was in for some unexpected caressing from likely Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush during Thursday afternoon's meet and…

Jeb Bush massage use

About 1,200 Clinton emails deemed 'personal'

More than 1,200 emails that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton turned over to the State Department are personal and not part of the federal record, the government's chief records officer…

Hillary Clinton file

Trade bill clears Senate hurdle

A free trade initiative that is pitting President Barack Obama against his own party cleared a major procedural hurdle in the Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday.

The 62-38 vote to end…

US Capitol from the front

U.S. and Israel have worst inequality in the developed world

The U.S. and Israel have the worst inequality in the developed world, according to a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Obama, Netanyahu

Former President George W. Bush vacationed this week at the Homestead

The 43rd President of the U.S. checked in at the Homestead on Monday and left Wednesday, according to sources.

George W. Bush

Cops leave guns in bathroom, get new training

It should go without saying: Don't leave your gun in a public bathroom. Especially if you're Capitol Police. Especially if the gun can be found by a young child.

But the officers assigned to…

Police patrol near the Capitol after a wild driver was shot

Morrissey says 19-year-old woman's baby is his

A former Virginia lawmaker who was accused of having sex with a 17-year-old employee says he is the father of her baby.

Delegate Joe Morrissey

Nebraska Senate votes to repeal death penalty

The Nebraska legislature has passed a bill to repeal the state's death penalty and replace it with life without parole.

The measure, which passed Wednesday on a 32-15 vote, faces a promised veto…

Death penalty lethal injection

Google fixes n-word Maps problem for most users

Google has fixed an issue with its Google Maps search function, which previously led people to The White House if they searched for variations of the n-word with the word house.

A Twitter user…

Google maps

Source: Money was motive for DC house fire

Authorities have identified a 34-year-old man as the suspect in last week's quadruple homicide inside a Washington mansion that was also set ablaze.

Daron Dylon Wint is wanted on charges of…

House fire in Washington DC

Candidates for the Bedford Board of Supervisors speak out to residents

Voters in Bedford got a chance to hear from the people who want to represent them on the Board of Supervisors.

Candidates for the Bedford Board of Supervisors speak out to residents

Rand Paul wraps 10-hour 'filibuster'

After 10 hours and 30 minutes, Sen. Rand Paul relinquished the Senate floor late Wednesday night, ending his "filibuster" over National Security Agency surveillance programs authorized under…

Rand Paul pseudo filibuster Patriot Act

Gyrocopter pilot faces over 9 years in prison

The Florida man who allegedly piloted a gyrocopter onto the Capitol grounds last month to protest big money in politics has been indicted by a federal grand jury on six charges.

Gyrocopter Capitol
Clinton security council

State department releases Clinton emails

Obama at synagogue

Obama pitches Iran plan at Adas synagogue

Janet Yellen

Yellen: Fed can't risk 'overheating the economy'

Poll finds Obama popularity on the upswing

NSA logo shadow

A guide to the Patriot Act debate

Waka Flocka Flame for Clinton

Hillary Clinton racks up rapper endorsements

Gyrocopter2

Gyrocopter pilot pleads not guilty

Jeb Bush massage use

Jeb Bush gives New Hampshire woman massage

Hillary Clinton file

About 1,200 Clinton emails deemed 'personal'

US Capitol from the front

Trade bill clears Senate hurdle

Obama, Netanyahu

U.S. and Israel have worst inequality in the...

George W. Bush

Former President George W. Bush vacationed...

Police patrol near the Capitol after a wild driver was shot

Cops leave guns in bathroom, get new training

Delegate Joe Morrissey

Morrissey says 19-year-old woman's baby is his

Death penalty lethal injection

Nebraska Senate votes to repeal death penalty

Google maps

Google fixes n-word Maps problem for most users

House fire in Washington DC

Source: Money was motive for DC house fire

Candidates for the Bedford Board of Supervisors speak out to residents

Candidates for the Bedford Board of Supervisors...

Rand Paul pseudo filibuster Patriot Act

Rand Paul wraps 10-hour 'filibuster'

Gyrocopter Capitol

Gyrocopter pilot faces over 9 years in prison

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2014 Elections

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    State-by-state look at marijuana laws

    Tennesee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill legalizing cannabis oil for some medical conditions, take a look at which states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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