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Charles Koch slams 'corporate welfare'

As top GOP presidential candidates arrived at a hotel here to court the influential donors of the Koch network, Charles Koch called on retreat attendees to…

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Clinton to NYT: Media comes with no 'undo' button

Hillary Clinton's campaign for president called out The New York Times for reporting errors that she says weren't fully fixed by a correction.

"To suggest that…

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Obama to unveil major climate change proposal

The Obama administration unveiled a major climate change plan Monday aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's coal-burning…

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Christie on Trump: 'Anybody can do well for a month'

Chris Christie says it's too soon to see whether Donald Trump's rise to the top of national Republican polls will last until votes are actually cast beginning…

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Aide: Clinton camp not fretting over Biden's decision

Hillary Clinton's campaign isn't worrying about whether Joe Biden jumps into the Democratic presidential race, communications director Jennifer Palmieri said…

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What would a Trump administration look like?

The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination is a former pro-choice Democrat who once supported Canadian-style universal health care, tax hikes…

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Poll: Trump leads Walker, Bush

Businessman Donald Trump is still riding high in a new poll, just days ahead of the much anticipated first GOP presidential primary debate.

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Trump camp fires staffer over Facebook posts

Donald Trump's presidential campaign said Sunday it fired a staffer after racially charged Facebook posts he allegedly wrote were uncovered Friday.

Effective…

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Meet the GOP's $5 million donor club

In 2012, six Republicans gave $5 million or more over the course of the entire presidential campaign. For 2016, nine Republicans gave $5 million or more in…

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Military still dealing with cyberattack 'mess'

A key military email system remains offline, one week after a cyberattack that one Defense Department official described as "serious."

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Close Hillary Clinton aide in pay dispute

A close aide of Hillary Clinton is disputing she was overpaid almost $10,000 when she left the State Department and is asking its inspector general to reassess…

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Hillary Clinton's disclosure day

As document dumps go, Hillary Clinton's on Friday was an epic one.

The Democratic front-runner's presidential campaign took advantage of the State Department's…

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Clinton's private server emails heavily redacted

A new tranche of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails from her private server, released Friday, have been heavily redacted with sensitive…

Trans-Pacific Partnership deal runs into opposition

Negotiations stall on biggest trade deal ever

President Obama will have to wait longer to announce the biggest free trade deal in history. Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators wrapped up their most…

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Clintons earned nearly $141M from '07 to '14

Hillary and Bill Clinton earned nearly $141 million over the course of eight years and paid $43 million in federal taxes, according to tax returns her…

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Donald Trump and the Mob

Donald Trump's glittering empire of New York skyscrapers and Atlantic City casinos have long had a darker side, allegations that the mob helped build them.

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Doctor gives Clinton clean bill of health

Health issues resulting from a 2012 heatlh scare are resolved and Hillary Clinton is physically fit to serve as president, according to her personal physician.

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Clinton knocks Jeb Bush's 'right to rise'

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton come from the highest political pedigree in the United States. And despite the battles their two families have fought against…

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Jon Stewart can't wait for the GOP debate

Jon Stewart turned his attention to next week's GOP debate during Thursday's "Daily Show," openly wondering which of the many Republican candidates will be…

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Senate passes long-term highway plan

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan six-year plan for highway, bridge and transit construction on Thursday, the first time such a long-term bill has…

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Obama: Dems getting 'squishy' over Iran deal

President Barack Obama said Thursday night that he can feel some Democratic members of Congress getting "squishy" in their support of the Iran deal, bowing to…

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Rand Paul: Media to blame for Trump's surge

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul blamed the national media Thursday for Donald Trump's vaulting to the front of the Republican pack in several recent polls.

"Television…

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Will Kasich make it into home-state debate?

For a little over a month, one question has haunted Ohio Gov. John Kasich more than any other: Will he make it into the first Republican debate, being held in…

Josh Earnest

WH blasts House Republicans for vacation

It's become a summer ritual in Washington: Take a shot at the opposing party for taking a longer vacation than yours.

But White House Press Secretary Josh…

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George H.W. Bush tweets hospital update

George H.W. Bush appears to be doing well after his hospitalization at Maine Medical Center earlier this month.

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Poll: GOP top tier breaking away, led by Trump

A new poll from Quinnipiac University finds Donald Trump with a significant lead over his closest rivals for the Republican nomination for president, and…

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House approves federal highway bill

The House of Representatives approved a bill extending the federal highway program for three months, giving Congress more time to negotiate an agreement on a…

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Jon Stewart on White House meetings: It's not a secret

On Wednesday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart opened the show with a discussion of his reportedly "secret" White House meetings with President Barack Obama.

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Clinton calls for Cuban embargo to be lifted

Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to lift its longtime trade embargo against Cuba, her campaign said Wednesday.

Clinton, the Democratic presidential…

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Rubio, Huckabee: No outrage over Planned Parenthood?

Two Republican presidential candidates tied separate controversies over Cecil the Lion and Planned Parenthood together in one tweet in recent days.

Former…

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Perry challenges Trump to pull-up contest

The war of words between businessman Donald Trump and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry reached the jungle gym on Wednesday, when Perry challenged Trump to a…

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Trump predicts Clinton flameout, Biden rise

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told CNN's Dana Bash on Wednesday that he would beat Hillary Clinton in a 2016 matchup -- if the former…

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Huckabee: I wasn't comparing Obama to Hitler

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is standing by his dire warning that President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear deal could bring about another Holocaust.

The…

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Jindal: Bush 'got it wrong' on immigration

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he disagreed with competing GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush's plan for comprehensive immigration reform, arguing…

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Schumer: How did theater shooter get gun?

Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the FBI to investigate how the Lafayette, Louisiana, theater shooter was able to purchase a gun despite having…

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Jack Lew warns Congress over debt ceiling

Congress has been fighting over the Iran trade deal, a highway bill and Puerto Rico's debt crisis.

On Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew sent legislative…

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Donald Trump's list of media winners and 'losers'

Donald Trump says he wants to be president to "make America great again," but his candidacy has been focused on improving journalism as much as anything.

The…

Carson, Walker, Perry to headline RNC meeting

GOP candidates face off in NH Monday

A good portion of the GOP’s Class of 2016 will take the stage during a forum in New Hampshire on Monday.

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Trump lashes out at lawyer over breast pump

Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at a female lawyer whom he had called "disgusting" several years ago for requesting a break to pump breast milk in the middle…

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Rep. Fattah indicted in racketeering scheme

Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted Wednesday on racketeering charges tied to a host of public corruption schemes, the Department of Justice said.

The Philadelphia…

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Obama to offer Pell grants to prisoners

It's Prison Reform 101. The Obama administration will soon give some inmates the chance to take college courses on the government's dime.

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Will Trump campaign's rape comments hurt GOP?

Donald Trump's nascent presidential campaign keeps running into the toxic R-word: rape.

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Trump slams lawyer for trying to pump milk

Donald Trump had an "absolute meltdown" when a lawyer requested a break from a 2011 deposition to pump breast milk.

"He got up, his face got red, he shook his…

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Huckabee: Maybe Holocaust metaphor wasn't good

Mike Huckabee is standing by his comparison of President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear deal to the Holocaust -- but acknowledged Tuesday that "maybe the metaphor…

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Cuban: Trump 'best thing to happen to politics'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had nothing but praise for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, calling the real estate developer "probably the…

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Trump on debate preparation: 'I am what I am'

Donald Trump distanced himself on Tuesday from comments one of his top advisers made in an interview while defending the Republican presidential candidate from…

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Some U.S. senators want to start oil war with Iran

As Secretary of State John Kerry tried to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress Tuesday, some U.S. senators were ready to start an oil war with…

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Huckabee gets Fox facetime before debate rankings

Mike Huckabee parted with Fox News earlier this year to pursue another White House bid. But after an incendiary remark about the Iran nuclear deal, it's as…

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Authorities release Sandra Bland jail video

Authorities in Waller County, Texas, released hours of jail video on Tuesday in an effort to knock down the idea that Sandra Bland was dead before she was…

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Clinton won't answer Keystone pipeline question

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday declined to say whether she supported the Keystone XL pipeline expansion, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the matter is still…

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Trump distances himself from top aide's for rape comment

Donald Trump distanced himself Tuesday from comments made by one of his top adviser in an explosive interview while defending the Republican presidential…

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Boehner to limit access to Pope's speech

Fearing an overcapacity crowd, House Speaker John Boehner is cracking down on access to the House chamber for Pope Francis' speech to a joint meeting of…

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Obama: I could win 3rd term if I ran again

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he could win a third term in office if he ran again but that he is barred by the Constitution.

"I actually think I'm a…

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Majority wants Congress to reject Iran deal

A majority of Americans want Congress to reject the recently-negotiated nuclear deal with Iran, even as President Barack Obama's approval rating continues to…

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Price tag for fighting ISIS now at $3.2 billion

The cost of U.S. military operations against ISIS now tops $3.2 billion -- a tab of $9.4 million per day, according to Pentagon estimates.

The bulk of those…

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Militarized AI arms race almost certain, says Hawking, others

A group of concerned scientists, researchers and academics, including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have warned that a military artificial intelligence arms…

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Trump sells Manhattan penthouse for $21 million

Donald Trump has sold a Manhattan penthouse for a cool $21 million.

The presidential candidate unloaded his 24th floor place in the Trump Park Avenue building…

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Huckabee's '07 Iran comments show about-face

Before accusing President Barack Obama of marching Israelis "to the door of the oven" by reaching a nuclear deal with Iran, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee…

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Stewart left speechless over Huckabee comments

Jon Stewart is one of TV's most outspoken media critics, but at one point during Monday's "Daily Show" the host literally had nothing to say.

During the second…

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Bush lays out immigration plan to Telemundo

Jeb Bush told Telemundo he wants a pathway to legal status for all 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States.

The former Florida governor granted…

Martin O'Malley

O'Malley goes after Clinton in Wall Street slam

Martin O'Malley did something new on Monday: He used Hillary Clinton's name to knock the Democratic frontrunner.

During an interview with Concord New Radio in…

New York Times

NYT sets the record straight on botched Clinton story

Four days after a major error in a story about Hillary Clinton's emails, the New York Times has published an editors' note laying out what went wrong.

The note…

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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…

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House votes to overhaul the Secret Service

A bill to overhaul the U.S. Secret Service after series of high-profile missteps has overwhelmingly passed the House.

The bipartisan bill was approved on a 365-…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

Chris Christie in Iowa July 2015

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Rick Perry

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…

Bernie Sanders June 2015

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…

Donald Trump in Iowa July 18, 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…

Karl Rove

Rove-linked groups haul in $12 million

The quartet of powerful outside groups allied with Republican strategist Karl Rove raised $12 million during the first half of 2015, a spokesman confirmed to…

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Lynch: No Pollard link to Iran deal

Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard has served enough time in prison to be released according to the sentencing laws he was convicted under in 1985, and the Justice…

Donald Trump

CNN/ORC poll: GOP voters want more Trump

Most Republican voters want Donald Trump to remain in the race for president, and he's the candidate GOP voters are most likely to say they want to see on the…

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Trump supporters shrug off McCain controversy

Donald Trump returned to Iowa on Saturday one week after setting off a national firestorm about Arizona Sen. John McCain's service in war.

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Hillary Clinton on emails: 'The facts are pretty clear'

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday said she did not send classified emails from her private server while she was secretary of state.

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Obama cracks 'birther' joke in Kenya

President Barack Obama in Kenya on Saturday cracked a joke about the most famous conspiracy theory that has dogged him since he became commander-in-chief.

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Obama, Kenyatta's fathers were adversaries

President Barack Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta stood on stage together Saturday discussing how the two countries will partner in education,…

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Trump takes aim at Walker in Iowa

Donald Trump has spent much of the early days of his presidential campaign taking on Jeb Bush.

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National Archives releases new photos of 9/11

The National Archives on Friday released more than 350 never-before-seen photos of the Bush administration during the 9/11 attacks.

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Dennis Rodman endorses Trump for president

As Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign lurches from one controversy to another, the real estate mogul on Friday gained the support of a…

Donald Trump

Trump campaign bars Iowa paper from Iowa event

The Des Moines Register, Iowa's largest newspaper, reported early Friday evening that it has been barred from attending a Donald Trump campaign event in Iowa…

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Somalia Parliament member killed by al-Shabaab

It took only minutes -- a vehicle approaches and then overtakes a car winding through the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia. Gunshots whiz though the air, glass…

Hillry Clinton July 2015

Clinton campaign, GOPers clash over Benghazi

Hillary Clinton's campaign said Saturday morning that she will publicly testify before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Oct. 22. But a committee…

Ted Cruz at Family Leadership Summit

Billionaire brothers give Cruz super PAC $15M

Two low-profile Texas brothers have donated $15 million to support Sen. Ted Cruz, a record-setting contribution that amounts to the largest known donation so…

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Obama declares 'Africa is on the move'

U.S. President Barack Obama Saturday lauded the economic progress being made by Kenya and other nations in Africa.

Ted Cruz at Family Leadership Summit

Cruz accuses McConnell of lying

Sen. Ted Cruz tore into Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor Friday, repeatedly accusing him of lying and charging lawmakers in both parties of…

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Obama lectures Kenyan president on gay rights

President Barack Obama on Saturday lectured Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta about his country's gay rights record.

"When you start treating people differently…

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Bowe Bergdahl detained in pot raid

Bowe Bergdahl, held captive by the Taliban and released in an exchanged orchestrated by President Barack Obama, was involved in a marijuana raid in California.

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NYT issues correction on Clinton email story

The New York Times on Friday afternoon issued a correction to a high-profile story that suggested Hillary Clinton was the focus of a federal criminal…

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Obama's biggest frustration: gun laws

One of President Barack Obama's greatest frustrations is his inability to pass stricter gun laws, he told the BBC Thursday just hours before a mass shooting…

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Christie on Trump: Anybody can do well for a month

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie weighs in on the staying power of Donald Trump's popularity surge.

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Trump aide apologizes for rape comment

A top adviser to Donald Trump apologized for comments he made about marital rape.

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President Barack Obama can't run for re-election next year, but he told African Union delegates in Ethiopia that if he could run again he thinks he could win.

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