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Bernie Sanders

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Bernie Sanders edges toward joining 2016 race

Bernie Sanders was preaching to the choir. And the choir was eating it up. Just across the border from his home state of Vermont, Bernie Sanders laid out his vision for the country.

GOP summit draws potential presidential hopefuls to N.H.

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GOP presidential hopefuls descend on NH

GOP presidential hopefuls have descended on New Hampshire as part of the Republican Leadership Summit, a two-day event that has drawn about 500 activists and the party's entire 2016 field to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua.

The event's speakers range...

Hillary Clinton  2015

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Female CEO: A woman shouldn't be president

The female business owner who declared on Facebook earlier this week that women aren't fit for the U.S. presidency stood by her views Saturday, citing "hormones" and a "biblical background."

"That's how God wanted it, and again, it's my belief and ho...

John Kasich

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With eye toward 2016, Kasich considers message

To hear Ohio Gov. John Kasich tell it, the decision to run for president is a question of a higher calling.

"It's really like, what's the Lord want me to do?" Kasich told a group of Republicans gathered over a barbecue here Friday.

At events across ups...

Mike Huckabee, April 2014

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Huckabee: 2016 announcement coming May 5

After teasing reporters earlier Friday that he was set to reveal his presidential ambitions for 2016, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee went on Fox News to instead say that he will announce his plans in his home state next month.

"Come to Hope on May...

White House

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White House names new social secretary

Deesha Dyer, a former hip-hop writer who started out at the White House as an intern in her 30s, has been named as the new White House social secretary.

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Jeb loosens up on the New Hampshire trail

Jeb Bush, in shirt-sleeves and khakis, rolled up to a picturesque cabin Thursday night in Concord with red walls, white shutters and that formerly served as a snowshoer club founded in the 1890s.

Brian Klawiter

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Car repair shop welcomes gun owners, not gays

A Michigan car repair shop owner says openly gay people are not welcome at his business. And gun owners are.

Brian Klawiter owns Dieseltec shop in Grandville.

In a statement this week on his company Facebook page, he urged gun owners to visit his busi...

President addresses Congress

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Is Congress sabotaging Iran nuclear deal?

US lawmakers weren't sitting at the table with Iran during the nuclear negotiations in Switzerland. But they were certainly the elephant in the room.

Now, with a new bill poised to pass that would give Capitol Hill a say on a future nuclear deal, the...

Richard Trumka

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Lawmakers clear path for Obama's trade deal

The top lawmakers on the House and Senate's tax-writing committees struck a deal Thursday on a measure that would grease the wheels for President Barack Obama to lock in one of the biggest trade deals in history.

The bill would hand the President aut...

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