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Rubio: Big immigration reforms impossible now

Marco Rubio once backed an overhaul of U.S. immigration laws --- but now, he says such major reforms are no longer a political possibility.

"We can't do it in a massive piece of legislation.…

Marco Rubio announcement

Walker: I've attended a gay wedding reception

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told reporters Saturday night although he doesn't support same-sex marriage he attended a wedding reception for a gay relative.

"Even though my position on marriage…

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Australian PM downs beer in 7 seconds

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been caught on camera guzzling a glass of beer in seven seconds amid raucous cheers from onlookers.

Australian prime minister cheered while quenching thirst

Christie questions if Obama cares about U.S.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie questioned Friday whether President Barack Obama cares about the United States, adding that, more than six years into Obama's presidency, "we still don't even…

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

GOP 2016 hopefuls take aim at Hillary

They mocked her black "Scooby Van" and chided her tipless trip to Chipotle. They ripped her use of a personal email server, her family foundation's acceptance of foreign gifts and her tenure as…

Hillary Clinton hot topic in N.H. without being there

With eye toward 2016, Kasich considers message

To hear Ohio Gov. John Kasich tell it, the decision to run for president is a question of a higher calling.

"It's really like, what's the Lord want me to do?" Kasich told a group of Republicans…

John Kasich

Female CEO: A woman shouldn't be president

The female business owner who declared on Facebook earlier this week that women aren't fit for the U.S. presidency stood by her views Saturday, citing "hormones" and a "biblical background."…

Hillary Clinton

GOP presidential hopefuls descend on NH

GOP presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire over the weekend as part of the Republican Leadership Summit, a two-day event that drew about 500 activists and the party's entire 2016…

GOP summit draws potential presidential hopefuls to N.H.

Huckabee hits the trail, with a wink

Mike Huckabee says he feels better positioned financially to launch a campaign now than he did in 2008, when he was a long-shot candidate who ultimately went on to win the Iowa caucuses.

Mike Huckabee

Bernie Sanders edges toward joining 2016 race

Bernie Sanders was preaching to the choir. And the choir was eating it up. Just across the border from his home state of Vermont, Bernie Sanders laid out his vision for the country.

Bernie Sanders

Huckabee: 2016 announcement coming May 5

After teasing reporters earlier Friday that he was set to reveal his presidential ambitions for 2016, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee went on Fox News to instead say that he will announce his…

Mike Huckabee, April 2014

White House names new social secretary

Deesha Dyer, a former hip-hop writer who started out at the White House as an intern in her 30s, has been named as the new White House social secretary.

White House

Jeb loosens up on the New Hampshire trail

Jeb Bush, in shirt-sleeves and khakis, rolled up to a picturesque cabin Thursday night in Concord with red walls, white shutters and that formerly served as a snowshoer club founded in the 1890s.

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Car repair shop welcomes gun owners, not gays

A Michigan car repair shop owner says openly gay people are not welcome at his business. And gun owners are.

Brian Klawiter owns Dieseltec shop in Grandville.

In a statement this week on his…

Brian Klawiter

Is Congress sabotaging Iran nuclear deal?

US lawmakers weren't sitting at the table with Iran during the nuclear negotiations in Switzerland. But they were certainly the elephant in the room.

Now, with a new bill poised to pass that…

President addresses Congress

Lawmakers clear path for Obama's trade deal

The top lawmakers on the House and Senate's tax-writing committees struck a deal Thursday on a measure that would grease the wheels for President Barack Obama to lock in one of the biggest trade…

Richard Trumka

Clinton takes aim at hedge fund managers

Hillary Clinton's got a problem with hedge fund managers -- or at least with the way they're taxed.

The expected frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination is avoiding policy…

Clinton Iowa selfie 3

IBM warns Louisiana over 'religious freedom' bill

IBM has sent a letter to the governor of Louisiana warning that a pending religious freedom bill would create a hostile environment for the tech company's employees.

"A bill that legally…

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Ohio's John Kasich moves closer to 2016 bid

Republican Gov. John Kasich of Ohio is inching closer to a presidential bid as his supporters prepare to launch an organization that can raise unlimited funds from donors.

Mr. Kasich's supporters…

John Kasich

GOP congressman dating lobbyist

Congressman Bill Shuster is in a "private and personal relationship" with a lobbyist who works to influence the House panel that Shuster leads, the Pennsylvania Republican said Thursday.

Shuster,…

Bill Shuster
Marco Rubio announcement

Rubio: Big immigration reforms impossible now

Gov Scott Walker

Walker: I've attended a gay wedding reception

Australian prime minister cheered while quenching thirst

Australian PM downs beer in 7 seconds

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Christie questions if Obama cares about U.S.

Hillary Clinton hot topic in N.H. without being there

GOP 2016 hopefuls take aim at Hillary

John Kasich

With eye toward 2016, Kasich considers message

Hillary Clinton

Female CEO: A woman shouldn't be president

GOP summit draws potential presidential hopefuls to N.H.

GOP presidential hopefuls descend on NH

Mike Huckabee

Huckabee hits the trail, with a wink

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders edges toward joining 2016 race

Mike Huckabee, April 2014

Huckabee: 2016 announcement coming May 5

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White House names new social secretary

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Jeb loosens up on the New Hampshire trail

Brian Klawiter

Car repair shop welcomes gun owners, not gays

President addresses Congress

Is Congress sabotaging Iran nuclear deal?

Richard Trumka

Lawmakers clear path for Obama's trade deal

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Clinton takes aim at hedge fund managers

Flainbow flag jindal

IBM warns Louisiana over 'religious freedom' bill

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Ohio's John Kasich moves closer to 2016 bid

Bill Shuster

GOP congressman dating lobbyist

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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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