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2016 hopefuls pick up pace ahead of Iowa caucuses

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The first major event of the 2016 election season is less than a week away as campaigns ramp up their efforts to pull ahead in Iowa. Continue reading

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Do conservative wins in Tuesday’s election predict 2016?

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Despite so much national focus on the next year’s presidential election, voters across the country decided a number of races and ballot measures in their own cities and states on Tuesday. Continue reading

U.S. Republican candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks during the Heritage Action for America presidential candidate forum in Greenville, South Carolina September 18, 2015. REUTERS/Chris Keane - RTS1TKA

Republican outsiders maintain lead in presidential race

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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

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

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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

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

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