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Nats to add Coolidge as newest 'Racing President'

Move over, George Washington. There's a new president in town. At Nationals Park, more specifically.

Calvin Coolidge, Washington Nationals Presidents Race

Christie: It's an absolute controlled anger

Chris Christie is known for his anger, but to the New Jersey governor, it's all under control. "It's an absolute controlled anger. A controlled anger," Christie said in an interview with NBC's…

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Poll: Bush, Trump rising nationally for GOP

With nearly all of the expected 2016 presidential candidates formally in the race, a new CNN/ORC national poll finds two recent entrants to the GOP field on the rise, while Hillary Clinton…

Hillary Clinton heckled

Iowa poll: Donald Trump takes second place

Whatever New Hampshire saw in Donald Trump, it looks like Iowa is seeing it too.

After taking second place in the latest New Hampshire polls, Trump is also claiming the silver in Iowa -- where…

Donald Trump

Sanders readies for first financial test

Just as Bernie Sanders' presidential bid picks up momentum, his David-versus-Goliath mission against Hillary Clinton is facing up to its first major hurdle as both campaigns tout their first…

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Aide: Clinton raised over $45 million

Hillary Clinton's campaign raised over $45 million in primary money during their first quarter of their 2016 bid, a Clinton official with knowledge of the fundraising operation told CNN on…

Hillary Clinton June 2015

Obama announces reopening of Cuban Embassy

President Barack Obama announces the re-establishment of full diplomatic relations with Cuba and the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana.

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10 questions about U.S.-Cuba relations

Havana is getting its first U.S. embassy in more than half a century -- but don't pack your bags just yet.

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Who owns Puerto Rico's debt?

Puerto Rico is being dubbed "America's Greece." The island has too much debt that it can't pay.

While the island managed to avoid default by making its big July 1 bond payments, Puerto Rico still…

Donald Trump Miss Universe

Recreational pot use is now legal in Oregon

Oregon today became the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana -- and Portlanders reportedly celebrated by lighting up in public.

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Trump: NBC, Univision 'abandoned' pageant contestants

Donald Trump says Univision and NBC "abandoned" the 51 women vying for the Miss USA crown by canceling the upcoming pageant telecast.

Donald Trump at his announcement

Hillary Clinton's emails: Fax machines, socks

The most recent batch of Hillary Clinton's private emails made public by the State Department per court order revealed no smoking guns on controversies surrounding Benghazi or her relationship…

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Clinton emails: What Obama aides knew

President Barack Obama's top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state, new records show.

White House chief…

Clinton hug

Obama aims to change conversation around health care law

President Barack Obama is aiming to change the conversation around his health care law from talk about undoing it to talk of how to make it better.

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Resistance to same-sex marriage persists

The Hood County, Texas, clerk isn't going to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, she said Tuesday, because she has rights.

"I would like to issue a statement that I will not be issuing…

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Pittsylvania Co. will have to pay at least $70,000 in legal fees over prayer lawsuit

Earlier this month another $6,500 claim was made, but Stanley says the board will fight that amount.

Chris Christie launches 2016 bid

Gov. Chris Christie is about to find out whether the tough-talking style that's so popular at home in New Jersey will resonate on the presidential campaign trail.

Christie announced Tuesday he…

Chris Christie presidential run

California governor signs vaccine bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation outlawing a family's personal and religious beliefs as reasons to exempt their children from school vaccinations.

Jerry Brown

Jeb Bush is worth up to $22 million

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is worth as much as $22 million, his campaign said Tuesday.

The former Florida governor released 33 years of tax returns -- the most ever revealed by a…

Jeb Bush, June 27, 2015 in Henderson, Nevada.

Obama's approval rating grows to over 50%

Could Barack Obama's great week mark a turning point in his poll numbers?

After months of stagnant approval ratings, a new CNN/ORC poll finds that for the first time in more than two years, 50%…

Obama at his desk
Calvin Coolidge, Washington Nationals Presidents Race

Nats to add Coolidge as newest 'Racing President'

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Christie: It's an absolute controlled anger

Hillary Clinton heckled

Poll: Bush, Trump rising nationally for GOP

Donald Trump

Iowa poll: Donald Trump takes second place

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Sanders readies for first financial test

Hillary Clinton June 2015

Aide: Clinton raised over $45 million

Obama on Cuba

Obama announces reopening of Cuban Embassy

Cuba vacation

10 questions about U.S.-Cuba relations

Donald Trump Miss Universe

Who owns Puerto Rico's debt?

marijuana plants

Recreational pot use is now legal in Oregon

Donald Trump at his announcement

Trump: NBC, Univision 'abandoned' pageant...

Clinton VA

Hillary Clinton's emails: Fax machines, socks

Clinton hug

Clinton emails: What Obama aides knew

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Obama aims to change conversation around health...

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Resistance to same-sex marriage persists

Pittsylvania Co. will have to pay at least...

Chris Christie presidential run

Chris Christie launches 2016 bid

Jerry Brown

California governor signs vaccine bill

Jeb Bush, June 27, 2015 in Henderson, Nevada.

Jeb Bush is worth up to $22 million

Obama at his desk

Obama's approval rating grows to over 50%

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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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  • The women of political sex scandals

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    Senate TV

    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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    CNN

    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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