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Conservative Move Against Boehner a Sign of Discontent

By Matthew Daly and Alan Fram | Jul 29
An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP.

Sen. Paul: Senate Will Vote on Fed Aid to Planned Parenthood

By Alan Fram | Jul 28
The Senate will vote before its August recess on an effort to block federal aid to Planned Parenthood, presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday.

5 Things to Consider as Trump Dangles 3rd Party Prospect

By Calvin Woodward and Julie Bykowicz | Jul 28
A lot of Republicans would like Donald Trump to go away. But not too far.

Obama Chides 2016 Candidates for 'Ridiculous,' 'Sad' Remarks

By Julie Pace | Jul 27
Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Monday for a series of campaign-trail attacks that he said would be "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."

Huckabee Criticizes Iran Deal as Being Similar to the Holocaust

Jul 27
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is sticking with his controversial criticism of the Iran nuclear deal as "marching the Israelis to the door of the oven," a reference to the Holocaust.

2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

By Thomas Beaumont & Nicholas Riccardi | Jul 27
Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a conservative stalwart, popped up on a TV program popular with liberals. Lindsey Graham set his cellphone on fire.

In Iowa, Clinton Says Climate Plan Will Promote Renewables

By Thomas Beaumont | Jul 27
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says climate change is real and people are "just not paying attention" if they don't acknowledge it.

Chris Christie Has Made a Habit Out Of Appointing High School Friends

By Jill Colvin | Jul 27
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his campaign for president in his high school gymnasium, surrounded by old friends.

To Protest and Serve: Gay NYC Councilmember Corey Johnson

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 26
With his baby face and love of plaid shirts, few would guess that 32-year-old Corey Johnson is on track to becoming one of the most powerful men in New York City.

Republicans Back Cuccinelli for Virginia Governor

By John Riley | Jul 25
If Republican primary voters in Virginia had their way, the Old Dominion could be seeing a repeat of Ken Cuccinelli's run for governor. And according to a new poll, he could actually win this time.

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