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Trump signs RNC loyalty pledge

Donald Trump has signed the pledge.

The Republican presidential front-runner met privately with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus Thursday afternoon, and soon after, came…

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ESPN benches Curt Schilling for the rest of MLB season

Curt Schilling's suspension from helping ESPN broadcast the Little League World Series was extended Thursday to include the big leagues.

Ex-major leaguer tweeted about Muslim extremists and Nazis

Tim Scott defends use of 'all lives matter'

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott said it is not his problem that Black Lives Matter activists find the phrase "all lives matter" offensive.

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GOPers rally in defense of Kim Davis

Republican presidential candidates rallied around the Kentucky clerk taken into custody Thursday for not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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Colbert pokes Bush for surprise fundraising

Jeb Bush is hoping to turn his appearance as a guest on Stephen Colbert's first taping as host of the "Late Show" into some campaign donations, but since his team apparently didn't coordinate…

Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report

307,000 vets may have died awaiting VA care, report says

Hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their applications for care were processed, according to a report issued…

Veterans Administration may have hid long wait times

White House defends private celebrity-studded soirees

White House visitor logs released this week were notably missing something. Actually, around 500 somethings.

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Source: Trump likely to rule out independent bid

Republican front-runner Donald Trump is expected to rule out a third-party bid for president Thursday, following a meeting with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus in the…

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Fiorina: RNC loyalty pledge 'unenforceable'

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said Thursday that signing a Republican loyalty pledge is about "your word" but acknowledged the document is unenforceable.

The Republican National…

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Ex-State Department employee refuses to testify on emails

A former State Department employee who worked on Hillary Clinton's private email server has informed Congress that he will invoke the Fifth Amendment to avoid testifying before the House Select…

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Rahm Emanuel rushed off stage by protesters

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced off the stage at a budget hearing Wednesday night by protesters angry over the closing of a Chicago high school.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes anti-Trump op-ed

Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote an op-ed in Wednesday's Washington Post outlining the differences between GOP front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie…

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Trump: Bush should speak English in the US

Donald Trump took a jab Wednesday at Jeb Bush for using Spanish to dismiss the mogul's conservative credibility.

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Obama busts a move with middle schoolers

President Barack Obama wasn't afraid to bust a move Wednesday.

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Benghazi panel will grill Clinton aide behind closed doors

The House panel investigating the fatal 2012 Benghazi attack is set to interrogate two of then-Secretary of Hillary Clinton's top aides this week: former chief-of-staff Cheryl Mills on Thursday…

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Ted Cruz does a 'Scarface' impression

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried out his best Tony Montana impersonation this week in an effort to illustrate his staunch rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.

Ted Cruz at NH forum

Iran deal clinching adds fuel to 2016 race

Republican presidential candidates aren't backing down from their opposition to President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear deal despite news that the White House has enough votes in Congress to keep…

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Poll: 82% of Hispanics view Trump unfavorably

Donald Trump often vows he'll win the Hispanic vote if he becomes the Republican candidate for president next year.

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Obama secures Iran nuclear deal with Mikulski support

In a major victory for President Barack Obama, Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland announced support for the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, providing the White House the votes it needs…

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Virginia attorney general Herring to run for re-election in 2017

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has decided to run for re-election in 2017.

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring
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Trump signs RNC loyalty pledge

Ex-major leaguer tweeted about Muslim extremists and Nazis

ESPN benches Curt Schilling for the rest of MLB...

Tim Scott South Carolina

Tim Scott defends use of 'all lives matter'

Kentucky clerk denying licenses

GOPers rally in defense of Kim Davis

Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report

Colbert pokes Bush for surprise fundraising

Veterans Administration may have hid long wait times

307,000 vets may have died awaiting VA care,...

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White House defends private celebrity-studded...

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Source: Trump likely to rule out independent bid

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Fiorina: RNC loyalty pledge 'unenforceable'

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Ex-State Department employee refuses to testify...

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Rahm Emanuel rushed off stage by protesters

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes anti-Trump op-ed

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Trump: Bush should speak English in the US

Obama busts a move

Obama busts a move with middle schoolers

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Benghazi panel will grill Clinton aide behind...

Ted Cruz at NH forum

Ted Cruz does a 'Scarface' impression

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Iran deal clinching adds fuel to 2016 race

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Poll: 82% of Hispanics view Trump unfavorably

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Obama secures Iran nuclear deal with Mikulski...

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Virginia attorney general Herring to run for...

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