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Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.

Sen Mary Landrieu

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.

Mitch McConnell

Mitt Romney's 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Mitt Romney says he's not running for president again. Mind's made up. No chance of changing it. Well, except for his "Dumb and Dumber" scenario.

Mitt Romney

Defense rests in corruption trial of ex-governor

Defense lawyers have finished presenting their case to a jury in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

More than 151 years after his heroic service at Gettysburg during the Civil War, 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously, the White House announced Tuesday.

Medal of Honor for hero at Gettysburg

First-week sales of Paul Ryan's book slow

Rep. Paul Ryan's first solo book sold 6,266 copies in its first week of publication, according to Nielsen Bookscan data provided to CNN by a publisher.

Paul Ryan at RNC 2012

White House: Shutdown prospect won't stop immigration action

President Barack Obama won't forestall upcoming executive actions on immigration amid Republican threats of another government shutdown, the White House said Wednesday.

Immigration demonstration White House

New French government announced

A new French government was announced Tuesday, one day after it dissolved amid turmoil among top ministers.

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

Voter registrars prepare for photo ID requirement

The U.S. Senate race in November will be the first statewide election to require voters to present a photo ID at the polls. The new Voter ID requirement is controversial, but state and local…

Election 2014

McAuliffe orders cuts to Virginia state agencies

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering his agency heads to cut their budgets 5 percent this fiscal year and 7 percent next year to cope with an $880 million budget shortfall.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Bill Gates, wife give $1 million to gun control

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy group.

Bill and Melinda Gates

Former FBI Director Freeh still hospitalized

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was seriously injured and hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident in Vermont, state police said.

Vermont State Police said Tuesday that Freeh was still…

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

Obama announces new efforts for vets

President Barack Obama detailed Tuesday how his administration is attempting to rectify shortfalls in caring for war veterans, just as new threats abroad could require more sacrifices for…

Obama, 8-26-2014

Signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

President Barack Obama has yet to decide whether to authorize air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria, the White House insists.

More and more, though, the signals and nuance from the…

Obama discusses Syria, Situation Room

Lynchburg announces change for polling place

Lynchburg has changed one of its polling places ahead of the November 4 general election.

lynchburgcity

Scathing report slams veterans' care

A lengthy report on wait times at VA health care facilities in Phoenix found that 28 veterans had "clinically significant delays" in care, and six of them died, but investigators couldn't…

Phoenix VA Medical Center

UK sorry for marking 200 years since WH burned

Who knew the War of 1812 could inflame passions in the age of Twitter? The British Embassy in Washington has apologized after tweeting a photo marking the 200th anniversary of British troops…

Burning of the White House

Democratic operative joins Perry legal team

Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.

Rick Perry

French government dissolved amid turmoil

The French government was dissolved Monday amid turmoil among top ministers.

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

Public meetings focus on regulation of charity bingo, raffles

Charitable gaming in Virginia will be the focus of a series of public meetings hosted by the state Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs.

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Sen Mary Landrieu

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Mitch McConnell

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney's 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

Defense rests in corruption trial of ex-governor

Medal of Honor for hero at Gettysburg

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

Paul Ryan at RNC 2012

First-week sales of Paul Ryan's book slow

Immigration demonstration White House

White House: Shutdown prospect won't stop...

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

New French government announced

Election 2014

Voter registrars prepare for photo ID requirement

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe orders cuts to Virginia state agencies

Bill and Melinda Gates

Bill Gates, wife give $1 million to gun control

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

Former FBI Director Freeh still hospitalized

Obama, 8-26-2014

Obama announces new efforts for vets

Obama discusses Syria, Situation Room

Signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

lynchburgcity

Lynchburg announces change for polling place

Phoenix VA Medical Center

Scathing report slams veterans' care

Burning of the White House

UK sorry for marking 200 years since WH burned

Rick Perry

Democratic operative joins Perry legal team

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

French government dissolved amid turmoil

Virginia flag

Public meetings focus on regulation of charity...

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