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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 to prevent Republicans from scuttling the agreement.

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Rahm Emanuel rushed off stage by protesters

Rahm Emanuel handshake

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.


307,000 vets died awaiting VA care, report says

Veterans Administration may have hid long wait times

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 Wednesday.


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes anti-Trump op-ed

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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 Sanders.


Source: Trump likely to rule out independent bid

Trump points debate

Donald Trump will meet with Republican National Commitee chairman Reince Priebus Thursday in New York City, one day after party officials began circulating a loyalty pledge that looked squarely aimed at the Republican front-runner.

Trump spokeswoman H...


Trump: Bush should speak English in the US

Trump Bush

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


Obama busts a move with middle schoolers

Obama busts a move

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


Ted Cruz does a 'Scarface' impression

Ted Cruz at NH forum

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.


Iran deal clinching adds fuel to 2016 race

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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 the accord intact.


Poll: 82% of Hispanics view Trump unfavorably

Trump in Mobile

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


ACLU: Hold Kentucky clerk in contempt of court

Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling

The ACLU of Kentucky filed a motion in federal court Tuesday asking a judge to hold county clerk Kim Davis in contempt of court for failing to comply with the Supreme Court and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

In court papers, the ACLU la...


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