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    Trump, Clinton lead in swing state polling

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton each lead their party's respective primary race in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to new polls from Quinnipiac University.

    But neither Clinton nor Trump fares as well as their top competitors in hypothetica...



Marco Rubio votes

Rubio under fire for missed Senate votes

Sen. Marco Rubio missed a key Senate vote on defense spending Tuesday.

Trans pacific agreement

US, 11 other nations seal Trans-Pacific trade pact

The U.S. and 11 other nations announced that they have finally reached a long-sought agreement on a controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade pact.

Obama angry over gun laws

Obama: We're the only country with mass shootings every few months

The president expressed frustration and anger in his latest speech about gun control laws.

Obama Putin handshake

Obama, Putin square off at UN

Obama administration officials seem pleased with the results of a meeting between President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. But their meeting last night got off to an icy start after days of back-and-forth criticism.

Trump tax proposal

Trump expounds on his tax plan

Donald Trump revealed new details about his tax plan in an interview that aired Sunday, saying that a "large segment" of Americans would pay no federal income taxes.

Pope standing ovation

Francis gets standing ovation during Mass

Pope Francis receives a standing ovation and applause during Mass at Madison Square Garden Friday.

Trump berates Rubio

Trump: 'This clown Marco Rubio'

Donald Trump draws jeers as well as cheers for badmouthing Marco Rubio at a voters' summit.

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Abraham Lincoln, Emancipation Proclamation

On this day: August 16

Politics get ugly on the White House lawn, Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation, the Bambino and The King both die, and the Beatles find a new drummer, all on this day.

Jimmy Carter blurb

Jimmy Carter through the years

Former President Jimmy Carter has cancer that has spread from his liver to other parts of his body, he announced Wednesday. Take a look the life and career of the 39th president of United States.

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

In August 2015, a young couple was accused of conspiring and attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS. Read more about ISIS in the news, and learn more about the group.

President Barack Obama

How presidents have aged while in office

There's a saying that presidents age twice as fast while in office. If that's true, be sure to wish President Barack Obama a happy 54th birthday on Tuesday and then see how he and other presidents have aged while in office.

Bush blurb

George H.W. Bush through the years

Former President George H.W. Bush fell Wednesday, July 15, 2015 while at his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, breaking a vertebrae in his neck, but it was not a life-threatening injury, according to his spokesman. Look back at the life and career of former President George H.W. Bush.

Barack Obama

What to know about Obama's immigration initiative

President Barack Obama's executive actions that would implement major changes to the country's immigration policies suffered a major blow after a federal judge ordered Obama's programs halted Tuesday. Click on to find out more about Obama's proposed changes.

Immigration debate

Immigration in America: A history

With the president set to unveil a major immigration plan tonight, look back at the tumultuous history of this issue in America.

Monica Lewinsky

The women of political sex scandals

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


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