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McCain, Graham

CNN

How to run for president from the Senate

They would seem to have big advantages going into the 2016 presidential race -- prominent jobs in Washington, access to major donors and the ability to influence the major national issues of the day.

But being a member of the Senate hardly paves a cle...

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Poll: Most Americans say things are going well

For the first time since 2007, a majority of Americans think things are going well in the nation, a new CNN/ORC International poll found.

Chris Christie

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Chris Christie vetoes pig crate ban

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill Friday that would have banned crates that severely limit the mobility of pregnant pigs, a move that will win favor with Iowa farmers and spark more speculation about Christie's presidential aspirations but...

Mia Love

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GOP hopes class of black Republicans is trend

Election Night 2014 was more than a landslide win for congressional Republicans -- it was a historic moment for black Republicans in particular.

Obama on Thanksgiving

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Obama Thanksgiving: Call troops, dine at WH

President Obama celebrated his favorite holiday -- Thanksgiving -- with phone calls to U.S. troops, something he often does to mark the holiday.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2010

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Justice Ginsburg released from hospital

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 81, was released from the hospital Thursday after undergoing a heart procedure to have a stent placed in her right coronary artery.

A blockage was discovered after Ginsburg "experienced discomfort during rout...

Nancy Pelosi

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Pelosi: 14 million reasons why Schumer is wrong

Nancy Pelosi says there are 14 million reasons why Chuck Schumer is wrong.

In an intraparty feud about political strategy, the House minority leader called out the No. 3 Senate Democratic leader for saying on Friday that it was a mistake for Democrat...

Joe Biden pushing Buffett rule

Biden defends immigration in Irish op-ed

Vice President Joe Biden invoked his Irish heritage while making a full defense of President Obama's immigration action in an op-ed for IrishCentral, a news website based in New York.

Saying his ancestors traveled to the United States in the 1840s an...

Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren's Office

Elizabeth Warren calls out Obama on nominee

Elizabeth Warren is accusing President Obama of again putting Wall Street regulation in the hands of Wall Street insiders.

Obama pardons turkey 2014

CNN

Obama 'puzzled' at annual turkey pardon

President Barack Obama pardoned the national Thanksgiving turkey with a smile on Wednesday, but he admitted before saving the bird from it's likely demise that he found the decades-old tradition somewhat "puzzling."

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