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9/11 photos show challenge of pivotal moment

Peering at the drawn-out look on former Vice President Dick Cheney's face and the expressions of other top Bush Administration officials, former 9/11 Commission Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton…

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Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?

Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc.

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Campaign trail ablaze over weekend: Who said what?

Over the weekend, the 2016 campaign trail was abuzz with presidential candidates pitching plans and engaging with voters and Sunday and Saturday had no shortage of news-making comments from…

Mike Huckabee declares 1

Cline to seek another term in Virginia House of Delegates

Ben Cline has served in the General Assembly for more than twelve years.

Delegate Ben Cline announced re-election campaign

NY Times editor calls Clinton email coverage 'a mess'

Two of the New York Times' top editors on Monday addressed the paper's handling of a controversial story about Hillary Clinton's State Department emails and one of the editors concluded, "It…

Hillry Clinton July 2015

Mayor of Halifax, Dick Moore, dies at 78 after battle with cancer

Gilbert Fleming “Dick” Moore was 78. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Brown Moore. Moore was in his second term as the mayor of Halifax.

Disgruntled GOP voters provide the Trump bump

Donald Trump's so-far durable support in the Republican race for the presidential nomination rests largely on widespread dissatisfaction with Washington, and has been bolstered by his vocal…

Trump Baton Rouge

Five highlights from Obama's trip to Kenya

After years of anticipation, President Barack Obama finally visited his father's native Kenya, made history and captivated a nation.

Obama's visit to Kenya

McAuliffe names longtime Fairfax judge to Virginia Supreme Court

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has appointed Fairfax Circuit Judge Jane Marum Roush to the Virginia Supreme Court.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Obama slams remarks from Trump, Huckabee

President Barack Obama is back on the campaign trail, skewering several top Republicans at a Monday news conference in Ethiopia, where he dubbed their rhetoric "outrageous" and "sad."

At a joint…

Obama at news conference

Clinton pushes renewable energy with solar focus

Hillary Clinton pledged Sunday that as president she would put the United States on a path toward generating enough renewable energy to power every home in the country by 2027 - ten years after…

Clinton Facebook

Huckabee: Obama marching Israel to 'door of the oven'

President Barack Obama is marching Israelis to "the door of the oven" by agreeing to the Iran nuclear deal, Mike Huckabee said Sunday.

The Republican presidential candidate invoked the Holocaust…

Mike Huckabee June 2015

Turkey calls for rare NATO talks

NATO said Sunday that it would meet this week after Turkey called for special talks amid heightened concerns over its security.

NATO meeting in Brussels

Christie rips into gun rights activist in Iowa

Chris Christie tore into a gun rights activist who questioned his Second Amendment record in an Iowa town hall event Saturday night, displaying the fiery and confrontational style the New…

Chris Christie in Iowa July 2015

RNC: Knock off the name calling

The Republican National Committee has a message for candidates like Donald Trump: No more name-calling.

That's what the party's chief strategist and communications director Sean Spicer said on…

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Planned Parenthood chief slams 'sensationalized videos'

Planned Parenthood's president on Sunday lambasted "militant anti-abortion activists" who have released secretly-recorded videos of the organization's officials discussing the alleged sale of…

Cecile Richards Planned Parenthood

Obama: 'I'm the first Kenyan-American to be president'

President Barack Obama capped an emotional return to his father's home country of Kenya on Sunday with an impassioned speech that was steeped in pride in his own African heritage.

"I'm the first…

Obama July 2015

Rick Perry: Let us take our guns to the movies

Rick Perry said in an interview Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that the shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, earlier this week shows why gun-free zones are "a bad idea" and said he believes…

Rick Perry

Sanders: I'm not dismissive of Black Lives Matter

Bernie Sanders said Sunday he sees racial injustice as a major problem, just one week after arguing on stage with "Black Lives Matter" protesters at a liberal gathering.

Bernie Sanders June 2015

Trump on Clinton: 'What she has done is criminal'

Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email address on a private server crossed lines that former General David Petraeus never did.

"The fact is that what she has done is…

Donald Trump in Iowa July 18, 2015
New 9-11 photos

9/11 photos show challenge of pivotal moment

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Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?

Mike Huckabee declares 1

Campaign trail ablaze over weekend: Who said what?

Delegate Ben Cline announced re-election campaign

Cline to seek another term in Virginia House of...

Hillry Clinton July 2015

NY Times editor calls Clinton email coverage '...

Mayor of Halifax, Dick Moore, dies at 78 after...

Trump Baton Rouge

Disgruntled GOP voters provide the Trump bump

Obama's visit to Kenya

Five highlights from Obama's trip to Kenya

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe names longtime Fairfax judge to...

Obama at news conference

Obama slams remarks from Trump, Huckabee

Clinton Facebook

Clinton pushes renewable energy with solar focus

Mike Huckabee June 2015

Huckabee: Obama marching Israel to 'door of the...

NATO meeting in Brussels

Turkey calls for rare NATO talks

Chris Christie in Iowa July 2015

Christie rips into gun rights activist in Iowa

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RNC: Knock off the name calling

Cecile Richards Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood chief slams '...

Obama July 2015

Obama: 'I'm the first Kenyan-American to be...

Rick Perry

Rick Perry: Let us take our guns to the movies

Bernie Sanders June 2015

Sanders: I'm not dismissive of Black Lives Matter

Donald Trump in Iowa July 18, 2015

Trump on Clinton: 'What she has done is criminal'

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    State-by-state look at marijuana laws

    Tennesee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill legalizing cannabis oil for some medical conditions, take a look at which states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

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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.

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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.

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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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