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

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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

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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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Five things your class needs to know about U.S.-Iranian relations

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By Gabby Shacknai Iran’s nuclear program has been a point of international attention since it began negotiating with the U.S. and a group of other…read more

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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