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    Obama plans on active role in 2016 election

    After a weekend of glitzy West Coast celebrity fundraisers starring Kanye West, Jamie Foxx and Star Wars director J.J. Abrams, President Barack Obama has no intention of staying on the political sidelines during the 2016 campaign.

    In fact, White House...

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Ex-staffer: Benghazi chair breached confidentiality

Clinton form

The attorneys for a former investigator with the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Monday issued a cease-and-desist letter alleging that Republican Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy violated confidentiality terms of a mediation between the parties.



Bush to lay out alternative to Obamacare

Bush at the mic

Jeb Bush, who's described the Affordable Care Act as a political "loser," will unveil his plan Tuesday to replace the health insurance law with a system that he believes will cut back on regulation and lower health care costs.

The Republican presidential candidate...


Kasich links gun violence to family's decline

John Kasich

John Kasich linked the prevalence of gun violence to the decline in social values, from marriage to community ties during a New Hampshire event Monday hosted by a centrist, nonpartisan group.

The Ohio governor, pitching his moderate bona fides to the ...


Sanders' wife readies for the national stage

Jane and Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders' wife of 27 years, Jane, is affectionately referred to by campaign aides as the candidate's most trusted adviser.


Clinton taunts Trump outside his Las Vegas hotel

Hillary Clinton taunts the Donald

Hillary Clinton stopped at a union rally outside Donald Trump's hotel on the Strip in Las Vegas, taunting the Republican front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate.


Top Democrat: I was disinvited from debate

Rep Tulsi Gabbard

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said she was disinvited from Tuesday night's first Democratic debate after voicing a call for more of them.


US: Iran missile test 'likely' broke resolution

Iran missile has precision guidance system

Iran's test this weekend of a new surface-to-surface ballistic missile "likely" violated a U.N. resolution, an administration official told CNN on Monday.

Based on information the administration has so far, the test appears to be in violation of U.N. ...


Flores will run for speaker if Ryan doesn't

Rep Bill Flores

If Rep. Paul Ryan doesn't run for House speaker, it could cause a free-for-all as about a dozen members maybe considering jumping into the race.


Ben Carson: We're 'closer' to end of days

Ben Carson pointing and talking

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says the world could be approaching its end -- but we may be able to change course.


It's decision time for Biden

Joe Biden in window

Vice President Joe Biden, after spending an extended weekend in Delaware with his family, is poised to reveal soon whether he intends to jump into the 2016 presidential campaign.


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