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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 Congress in September -- and he doesn't want former members of Congress showing up.

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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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Obama: 'I think if I ran I could win, but I can't'

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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Obama: Huckabee's Iran comments 'so sad'

President Barack Obama is firing back at the latest criticism of his nuclear deal with Iran.

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Trump tops poll as Huckabee courts controversy

A new poll has Donald Trump on top of the Republican field and it's a different member of his party causing controversy over the weekend.

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Trump doing well in the polls

Despite Donald Trump's often controversial campaign, he's leading a new poll of Republican presidential candidates. He is now drawing criticism for what he said on the campaign trail this weekend.

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Kenyans anxious to welcome Obama

President Obama is on his way to a country eager to welcome home the man some call ‘son.’ Obama is flying to Kenya -- his father's homeland -- where he still has family. This will be his first trip as president to the East African nation.

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Boehner: America not safer under Iran deal

Hours before top Obama administration officials began briefing Congress on the classified details of the nuclear accord with Iran, House Speaker John Boehner vowed Republicans would "do everything possible to stop" the agreement.

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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.

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Who is ISIS?

ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The capture of Syria's ancient city, about 150 miles northeast of Damascus, threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having "stood at the crossroads of several civilizations," Learn more about the group.

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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.

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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.

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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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Things more hated than Congress

What's more hated than Congress in America right now? Not much, but there are a few things.

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States with the most undocumented immigrants

The immigration debate is heating up again. Find out which states are home to the most undocumented immigrants, according to the latest data available.

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World's most powerful people

Who is the most powerful person in the world? This year's answer may surprise you.

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