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    Who will face off in the first GOP debate?

    It's decision day: The presidential election is still 461 days away, but today Republican presidential candidates will find out whether they are among the 10 candidates who will take the stage Thursday during the first, nationally televised primetime...

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Trump has a new answering machine message

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One day after Gawker published one of presidential candidate Donald Trump's old cell phone numbers, the real estate mogul is taking control of the situation by changing his voicemail and taunting the media outlet on social media.

"Thank you @gawker! ...

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Jon Stewart takes parting shots at Fox News

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Jon Stewart started his final week as "Daily Show" host by taking on a familiar foe: Fox News.

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Can Joe Biden beat Hillary Clinton?

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Joe Biden might run for president -- but his own relationships and political chops are the only elements of a campaign he has in place right now.

Amid questions about Hillary Clinton's authenticity, the vice president's aides and associates see his g...

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How Clinton will go after Sanders on race

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Hillary Clinton has been largely hands off when it comes to Bernie Sanders.

But in an interview with a South Carolina Democrat published Monday, the former secretary of state subtly hit her most threatening primary opponent, previewing how she could ...

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NH forum offers preview of first GOP debate

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One by one, they crossed the stage to sit for a round of what amounted to presidential speed dating.

The rapid-fire format of Monday's Voters First Forum at St. Anselm College in New Hampshire left more than a dozen Republican presidential contenders ...

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Senate vote to defund Planned Parenthood fails

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The fight over funding for Planned Parenthood shifts to a must-pass government funding measure this fall after a procedural vote in the Senate on legislation that would have barred all federal funds for the group failed on Monday.

The vote was 53-46, ...

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Republican forum begins Monday without Donald Trump

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The proverbial elephant of the GOP primary season, Donald Trump, won't be in the room on Monday night as most of his rivals answer questions at a Republican presidential forum in New Hampshire.

Trump's absence is the result of his annoyance with the s...

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Obama unveils major climate change proposal

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The Obama administration unveiled a major climate change plan on Sunday aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's coal-burning power plants. On Monday, President Barack Obama started selling it to the public at a White ...

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Greek bank shares crash 30% as market reopens

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Shares in Greek banks crashed 30% Monday as trading resumed on the Athens stock exchange for the first time since the country was nearly forced to abandon the euro last month.

The benchmark index in Athens opened nearly 23% lower, with banking stocks...

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Washington battle rages over Iran deal's fate

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The sides facing off over the Iran nuclear deal are pulling out all the stops in an epic Capitol Hill battle.

Anti-deal advocacy groups flush with cash are flooding congressional offices with calls and emails, running ads in national media and employi...

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