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Netanyahu: Deal will enable Iran nukes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday that a proposed agreement between world powers and Iran was "a bad deal" that would not stop Tehran from getting nuclear weapons -- but…

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Monica Lewinsky to give TED Talk

Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern at the center of President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, will continue her reentry into public life with a TED talk in late March.

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House passes Homeland Security funding bill

The U.S. House passed a bill Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September, averting a partial shutdown of the department.

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Lawyer: Snowden ready to return to United States

Edward Snowden's lawyer says he is ready to come home to the United States.

The former National Security Agency contractor's Russian lawyer said he's ready to leave the country that offered him…

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Clinton had no official email at State

Hillary Clinton did not have a State Department email account while she served as America's top diplomat, a senior state department official said Monday, and instead used a personal email…

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Critics say Virginia ethics bill won't prevent another scandal

Critics say new ethics legislation passed by the Virginia General Assembly won't accomplish its main goal: preventing another scandal like the one that engulfed former Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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Dozens of Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

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

And a number of top…

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12 states that still ban same-sex marriage

What a difference a couple of years makes. A federal judge has struck down Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage, calling it an "unabashedly gender-specific infringement of the equal rights of…

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Artist: Lewinsky overshadows Clinton portrait

The painter whose portrait of former President Bill Clinton hangs in the National Portrait Gallery snuck a covert reference to Monica Lewinsky into it.

Nelson Shanks, the celebrity painter,…

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U.S.-Israeli bond still strong at AIPAC

Though U.S.-Israeli relations are under significant strain given the controversy surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress, the bond seemed as unshaken as ever…

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Carson launches exploratory committee

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson took his clearest step yet towards a presidential bid with the launch of an exploratory committee on Monday.

Terry Giles, Carson's campaign chief executive, told…

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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

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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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
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Netanyahu: Deal will enable Iran nukes

Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky to give TED Talk

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House passes Homeland Security funding bill

Snowden snapshot

Lawyer: Snowden ready to return to United States

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Clinton had no official email at State

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Critics say Virginia ethics bill won't prevent...

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Dozens of Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

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12 states that still ban same-sex marriage

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Artist: Lewinsky overshadows Clinton portrait

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U.S.-Israeli bond still strong at AIPAC

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Carson launches exploratory committee

John Boehner continuing Homeland Security drama

Boehner peering over DHS funding cliff's edge

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Clinton to announce sooner rather than later

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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

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Bush won't sign no-taxes pledge

Maureen McDonnell appeals corruption convictions

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Israeli leader seeks to bolster ties with Jordan

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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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  • 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.

  • 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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    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.

  • 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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