Republican outsiders maintain lead in presidential race


In the Republican presidential primary race, poll numbers in the states with the earliest primaries now appear to show candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson running neck-and-neck. Continue reading

Hillary Clinton defends response to 2012 Benghazi attack


Hillary Clinton was in the hot seat in the U.S. Capitol Thursday, testifying before the Select Committee on Benghazi about the 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya.
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Vice President Biden decides not to run for president in 2016


Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he will not run for the presidency in the 2016 election. Continue reading

Politics Monday: Biden for president? Why doesn’t anyone want to be House Speaker?


Speculation continued this week over whether Vice President Joe Biden will enter the Democratic race for president and whether Republican Paul Ryan will run for the embattled Speaker of the House position. Continue reading

U.S. House of Representatives scrambles to find a new Speaker


Rep. Kevin McCarthy shocked Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives by unexpectedly dropping out of the race for Speaker of the House. Continue reading

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