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Politicians denounce rancher's racist remarks

What started out as a standoff over land rights may be turning into a controversy over race.

Racist comments from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy -- who earlier this month appeared to win a highly…

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2016: A Bush-Clinton rematch?

For 32 years, there was either a Bush or a Clinton in the White House or the Cabinet. And in 2016, the families could be competing again -- in a Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton face off.

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First lady won't speak at high school graduation

Michelle Obama will no longer speak at a Kansas high school graduation ceremony after protests that the first lady's presence meant fewer family members could attend because seating would be…

Michelle Obama, DNC 2012 walk-through

Obama plays soccer with Japanese robot

President Barack Obama has some new high-tech friends

Obama visits National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

NRA gathers as gun debate cools, shifts focus

The National Rifle Association holds its annual meeting with the gun debate cooling overall and pivoting to the states, where gun-control advocates are recalibrating their efforts.

National Rifle Association

Obama to pause to remember ferry victims

President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday looking to bolster ties with an ally at a moment when it's reeling from a ferry disaster that killed 180 people at last count.

Obama, as…

Obama in Japan

More drug offenders eligible for clemency

More federal prisoners serving sentences for non-violent crimes can apply for clemency after the Justice Department announced new rules Wednesday.

Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced…

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Georgia law OKs guns in schools, bars

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.

House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which…

Man shoots at gun range gun control

Christie knocks Letterman for fat jokes, backs Colbert

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took a shot Wednesday on Twitter at David Letterman over the retiring comedian's jokes about the governor's weight.

Chris Christie

Mitt Romney's new starring role

Mitt Romney is weighing in on competitive Republican primary for a GOP held House seat in California -- the latest sign that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee plans to play an…

Mitt Romney headshot

Lawmakers return to consider McAuliffe vetoes

Virginia lawmakers are returning to Richmond to consider Gov. Terry McAuliffe's changes to the General Assembly's 2014 legislation.

Virginia General Assembly

Obama starts tour with reassurance to Japan

President Barack Obama arrived in Japan on Wednesday for the first part of his Asia trip that started with reassuring Tokyo of U.S. support in its bitter territorial dispute with China.

Obama…

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Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency

The IRS is in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues themselves.

IRS

Mitt Romney gives to McDonnell defense fund

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, gave $10,000. Coal baron Richard Baxter Gilliam gave $50,000, the single biggest donation.

Governor Bob McDonnell

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the…

Rand Paul

GOP primary to fill seat after cocaine scandal

Four Republican candidates are facing off Tuesday in a primary in southwestern Florida for a seat left open by the resignation of a congressman following a cocaine scandal.

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15 cities in running for 2016 Democratic convention

The Democratic Party has asked 15 mayors to submit formal bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, an event that could cost a city as much as $60 million but the payout could be…

2012 DNC Convention 2

You could soon use bitcoin to support political campaigns

Bitcoin enthusiasts may soon be able to use the digital currency to support political campaigns.

Bitcoin

Report: Legal gay marriage could boost Virginia economy

A report by a think tank at UCLA says legalizing gay marriages in Virginia could generate up to $60 million in spending in three years.

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Christie on pot: Colo. law 'not the quality of life we want'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie repeated his well-known opposition to legalizing marijuana in his state, and sharply criticized one that has done just that - Colorado.

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Cliven Bundy

Politicians denounce rancher's racist remarks

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2016: A Bush-Clinton rematch?

Michelle Obama, DNC 2012 walk-through

First lady won't speak at high school graduation

Obama visits National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

Obama plays soccer with Japanese robot

National Rifle Association

NRA gathers as gun debate cools, shifts focus

Obama in Japan

Obama to pause to remember ferry victims

Jail cell, prison

More drug offenders eligible for clemency

Man shoots at gun range gun control

Georgia law OKs guns in schools, bars

Chris Christie

Christie knocks Letterman for fat jokes, backs...

Mitt Romney headshot

Mitt Romney's new starring role

Virginia General Assembly

Lawmakers return to consider McAuliffe vetoes

Obama, Shinzo Abe

Obama starts tour with reassurance to Japan

IRS

Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the...

Governor Bob McDonnell

Mitt Romney gives to McDonnell defense fund

Rand Paul

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the...

Trey_Radel_113th_Congress

GOP primary to fill seat after cocaine scandal

2012 DNC Convention 2

15 cities in running for 2016 Democratic...

Bitcoin

You could soon use bitcoin to support political...

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Report: Legal gay marriage could boost...

Chris Christie out

Christie on pot: Colo. law 'not the quality of...

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