Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, on Capitol Hill in Washington October 22, 2015. The congressional committee is investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, when Clinton was the secretary of state.         REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTS5PBG

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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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announces he will not seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination with President Barack Obama and his wife Jill at his side during an appearance in Rose Garden of the White House in Washington October 21, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria  - RTS5HXA

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

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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