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Jindal says he'd attend same-sex wedding

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Saturday that his preference for what he calls the "traditional view of marriage" wouldn't stop him from attending the same-sex wedding of a loved one.

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Report: Officials struggled with post-9/11 warrantless surveillance

A newly declassified report on the Bush administration's post-9/11 warrantless surveillance program says U.S. intelligence officials struggled to assess its usefulness. The Obama administration…

George W. Bush, June 4, 2005

2016 Dem hopefuls converge on South Carolina

The rain fell relentlessly on the convention center in Columbia on Saturday as Democrats from all parts of South Carolina flooded their party's state convention to see some of the most notable…

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe

Walker, Rubio spar over WH credentials

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hit back Saturday at potential GOP presidential rival Marco Rubio over the Florida senator's charge that there's "no way" a governor can be ready for president when…

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Clinton plans 3-state swing in May

Hillary Clinton's May schedule will include trips to Nevada and South Carolina, three days of fundraising in donor-heavy California, and, once those are finished, her first rally and campaign…

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Bruce Jenner comes out ... as a Republican

Bruce Jenner didn't just come out as a transgender woman Friday night --- he also came out as a Republican.

In a two-hour special aired on ABC, Jenner, 65, sat down with Diane Sawyer and…

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US aircraft carrier enters Persian Gulf

The USS Theodore Roosevelt entered the Persian Gulf Saturday to conduct what a U.S. defense official called routine maritime security operations, days after U.S. warships were deployed to the…

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Woman hits Venezuelan president with mango

How would you get your nation's president to hear you out? Put your name and number on a mango and hit him in the head with it?

No? Then you're not Marleni Olivo, who did exactly that, and in…

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What to expect in Obama's speech Saturday

Expect some swagger from President Barack Obama at Washington's big prom Saturday night.

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John Roberts' big moment

Chief Justice John Roberts is back in the spotlight.

Roberts -- who shocked conservatives nearly three years ago by providing a pivotal vote to uphold Obamacare -- once again faces a judicial…

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Loretta Lynch makes history

The highly politicized five-month battle to choose President Barack Obama's next attorney general came to a close Thursday when the Senate finally voted to confirm Loretta Lynch. The 56-43 vote…

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Obama, Dems set to clash over trade

President Barack Obama's push for free trade got another boost on Thursday, when a House panel passed legislation setting up trade promotion authority, allowing deals negotiated by the…

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Obama confronts 'cruel' reality of drone war

The long trail of civilian death left by President Barack Obama's drone war finally has an innocent American face.

In an extraordinary moment, Obama appeared Thursday in the White House briefing…

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Clinton slams GOP for lack of leadership

Hillary Clinton used her first speech as a presidential candidate on Thursday to knock Republicans who "offer themselves as leaders" but "who take a very different view" than she does on…

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Joe Biden shores up U.S.-Israel ties

Speaking on the anniversary of Israel's independence, Vice President Joe Biden sought to bolster U.S. ties to the Jewish state amid tensions over a preliminary nuclear deal with Iran.

Biden…

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Tea Party weighs in as Roanoke Council considers tax increase

Roanoke City Council is considering a tax increase to fill a funding gap in the city's proposed budget. And members of the Roanoke Tea Party are taking issue with comments made by Mayor David…

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Petraeus gets 2 years probation, fine

Gen. David Petraeus, once a widely celebrated military leader who oversaw operations in Afghanistan and Iraq and was touted as a potential presidential candidate, was sentenced to serve two…

Gen David Petraeus

Carter: Russians hacked Pentagon systems

Russian hackers accessed an unclassified Pentagon network earlier this year, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Thursday, the latest high-profile penetration of U.S. government networks that…

Aerial view of Pentagon

U.S. drone strike accidentally kills hostages

President Barack Obama announced Thursday that a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages, including one…

President Obama from news conference

Elder Bush's home alarm-free for 13 months

President George H.W. Bush's Houston home was not protected by a working alarm system for at least 13 months, according to an investigation conducted by the Department of Homeland…

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Gov Bobby Jindal

Jindal says he'd attend same-sex wedding

George W. Bush, June 4, 2005

Report: Officials struggled with post-9/11...

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe

2016 Dem hopefuls converge on South Carolina

Scott Walker

Walker, Rubio spar over WH credentials

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Clinton plans 3-state swing in May

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Bruce Jenner comes out ... as a Republican

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US aircraft carrier enters Persian Gulf

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Woman hits Venezuelan president with mango

Obama correspondents dinner

What to expect in Obama's speech Saturday

Chief Justice John Roberts

John Roberts' big moment

Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch makes history

Obama Colorado gun control

Obama, Dems set to clash over trade

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Obama confronts 'cruel' reality of drone war

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Clinton slams GOP for lack of leadership

Biden what does it take for gun control

Joe Biden shores up U.S.-Israel ties

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Tea Party weighs in as Roanoke Council...

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Petraeus gets 2 years probation, fine

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Carter: Russians hacked Pentagon systems

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U.S. drone strike accidentally kills hostages

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2014 Elections

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    State-by-state look at marijuana laws

    In honor of April 20, the unofficial holiday for marijuana users, take a look at which states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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