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GOP candidates clash in Colorado

Trump and Carson at debate

Sparks flew between the Republican candidates for president during two debates held Wednesday night in Colorado.

GOP presidential debate takeaways

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The top 10 leading GOP candidates debated for more than two hours in Boulder, Colorado on Wednesday night. Here are takeaways from the debate.

Paul Ryan's run for Speaker of the House

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Rep. Paul Ryan announced Thursday that he is officially running for speaker of the House, and he is likely to be elected next week.

Sanders, Clinton dominate Dems debate

Sanders speaks, Clinton looks on

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders dominated the stage at their first debate Tuesday night.

The women of political sex scandals

Monica Lewinsky

From Monica Lewinsky to Sydney Leathers, take a look at the women involved in steamy political sex scandals.

America's most political states

Voting election blurb

It's Election Day! Find out which state has the most passionate voters.

States with early voting

Voters election men and women

If you live in one of these 33 places, you can cast your ballot early in the upcoming midterm elections.

Republican Party history

Abraham Lincoln

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…

Daughters on the campaign trail

Tricia Nixon blurb

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

Monica Lewinsky

Politics has been marred by sex scandals throughout American history. Take a look at some of the steamiest.

America's most conservative states

Republican Party, national convention

More Americans are identifying as conservatives, according to a new poll. Find out what states are most likely to lean Republican.

Democratic Party history

John Kennedy motorcade

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…

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


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!)…

America's most liberal states

Republican, Democrat, political buttons

Overall, Americans are more likely to self-identify as conservatives than liberals. But that gap has shrunk, according to a Gallup poll.

State of the union: Where does your state rank?

As the midterm elections approach, check out your state's "state of the union."

Great moments in political debates

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Take a look at some of the most memorable debates in political history.

10 big political upsets

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Eric Cantor's stunning loss in Virginia's GOP primary is among the biggest political upsets in history.

12 cringe-worthy moments in debate history

Kennedy-Nixon 1960 debate

Some debates are harder to watch than others. Take a look back at 12 cringe-worthy moments in debate history.

5 closest U.S. presidential elections

Bush wins 2000 blurb

Here are five of the closest presidential races in U.S. history since 1840 as compiled by Yahoo!.

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