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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

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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

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

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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

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

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State of the Union recap for students

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In this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama called attention to the plight of the middle class and laid out his plans for changes to education policy. Continue reading

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U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic ties

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President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba would “normalize” their relationship in a major change to U.S. diplomatic policy. Continue reading

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