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Obama condemns climate change deniers

Seeking to lend urgency to his climate agenda, President Barack Obama warned Monday that even ramped-up efforts to curb emissions were being outpaced by the effects of a warming planet.

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Trump faces Toronto tower trouble

He is no stranger to causing controversy when it comes to matters over the border, but the latest Donald Trump imbroglio to unfold in a neighboring country has nothing to with Mexico or a wall.…

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'Ready for Kanye' committee formed

One Republican in Maryland is ready for President Kanye West.

The night after West claimed at MTV's Video Music Awards that he's running for president in 2020, the "Ready for Kanye" committee --…

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Rick Perry loses both co-chairs in Iowa

Rick Perry's presidential campaign lost its second co-chair in Iowa on Monday as it continues to hemorrhage staff because of deep financial problems.

Karen Fesler, an activist who Perry's…

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Iowa poll: Carson surges to tie Trump

For the first time in more than a month, mogul Donald Trump is not leading the field in one of the first four nominating states in the Republican primary, according to a new poll.

Neurosurgeon…

Ben Carson

Clinton emails: Gefilte fish and TV shows

The newest trove of more than 7,000 of Hillary Clinton's emails were released Monday night by the State Department, showcasing more of the mundane political notes and scheduling requests that…

Clinton speaks at flag

Columbia: Obama not returning to teach

The head of Columbia University ignited a wave of speculation Monday about President Barack Obama's post-White House activities, though the school later said there were no plans for the…

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Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vowed on Monday evening to overturn President Barack Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mt. McKinley.

"President Obama wants to change the name…

Mount McKinley

SCOTUS: McDonnell allowed to stay out of jail

The Supreme Court granted an emergency motion Monday that will allow former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to stay out of jail while he seeks to appeal his conviction on federal corruption…

Bob McDonnell sentenced to prison

Cheney warns of potential for another 9/11

Former Vice President Dick Cheney believes there could be "another 9/11 style attack with much deadlier weapons" in the future and said ISIS is "extraordinarily dangerous" to U.S. homeland…

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Everything you want to know about Donald Trump's bankruptcies

Donald Trump brags about how well his businesses have fared in bankruptcy. And in fact, no major U.S. company has filed for Chapter 11 more than Trump's casino empire in the last 30 years.

Donald Trump gives address on immigration in Phoenix

Obama to appear with Bear Grylls on survival show

While on his three-day trip to Alaska -- aimed at promoting climate change action -- President Barack Obama will tape an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," NBC and the White House…

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Cheney calls Clinton e-mail handling 'sloppy'

In a wide-ranging interview, former Vice President Dick Cheney described how former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton handled her email by using a private server as "sloppy and unprofessional."

Cheney Interview

Walker: U.S.-Canada wall a 'legitimate' idea

It's not just the southern border: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says it's "legitimate" to discuss building a wall separating the United States from Canada, as well.

The Republican presidential…

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GOP establishment plans Trump takedown

Mitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush, and the GOP establishment debate about trying to take down Donald Trump -- those stories filled our Sunday trip…

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Andy Parker vows to fight for gun control

The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence.

Andy Parker told CNN's Jake Tapper that he wants to…

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Christie attacks Hillary Clinton on emails

On the campaign trail Saturday, it didn't take much time for Chris Christie to attack Hillary Clinton on her private email use.

"The real story is this -- I believe in my heart -- that Hillary…

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Sanders says he's 'strong' on gun control

Bernie Sanders says he favors gun control measures just as strongly as his Democratic presidential rivals, touting his rural-state roots as key to his chances of enacting "real, constructive"…

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What really happened between Ramos, Trump

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos believes his tense press conference exchange with Donald Trump "unmasked" the presidential candidate.

"What you want to do in an interview or in a press conference…

Trump Evicts Univision's Ramos from News Conference

Jeb Bush jabs Donald Trump on immigration

On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush once again went after Donald Trump head on, taking aim at the front-runner's policy proposals for dealing with immigration.

"He wants…

Jeb Bush in Iowa, August 2015
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Obama condemns climate change deniers

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Trump faces Toronto tower trouble

Kanye West

'Ready for Kanye' committee formed

Rick Perry candidacy

Rick Perry loses both co-chairs in Iowa

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Iowa poll: Carson surges to tie Trump

Clinton speaks at flag

Clinton emails: Gefilte fish and TV shows

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Columbia: Obama not returning to teach

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Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Bob McDonnell sentenced to prison

SCOTUS: McDonnell allowed to stay out of jail

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Cheney warns of potential for another 9/11

Donald Trump gives address on immigration in Phoenix

Everything you want to know about Donald...

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Obama to appear with Bear Grylls on survival show

Cheney Interview

Cheney calls Clinton e-mail handling 'sloppy'

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Walker: U.S.-Canada wall a 'legitimate' idea

Donald Trump not a fundraiser

GOP establishment plans Trump takedown

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Andy Parker vows to fight for gun control

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Christie attacks Hillary Clinton on emails

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Sanders says he's 'strong' on gun control

Trump Evicts Univision's Ramos from News Conference

What really happened between Ramos, Trump

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Jeb Bush jabs Donald Trump on immigration

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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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    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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    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.

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