A combination photograph shows U.S. Vice President Joe Biden waving as he arrives with his family to vote in Greenville, Delaware, and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan waving as he walk off campaign plane in Cleveland, Ohio respectively on election day, November 6, 2012.    REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (Biden), Brian Snyder (Ryan)  (UNITED STATES - - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION) - RTR3A2TT

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

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers an address to Liberty University students at the school in Lynchburg, Virginia, September 14, 2015. REUTERS/Jay Paul - RTS12T6

Presidential candidates travel the country courting voters


As GOP candidates prepare for the second Republican debate on Wednesday, Democratic candidates saw a recent shift in the polls that could spell trouble for frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
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Kentucky clerk sent to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses


A county clerk in Kentucky went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Continue reading

Former U.S. Secretary of State Clinton speaks in support for Senate candidate, Sen. Landrieu during a campaign event in New Orleans, Louisiana

Hillary Clinton announces run for president


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Sunday that she is running for president. Continue reading

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