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5 Moments Biden Shows He's BFF With Obama And 1 Where He Knocks Clinton

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 9:18am

During a talk in Washington D.C. Tuesday, Biden portrayed himself as the natural heir to the Obama legacy.

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Canada's 11-Week Campaign Reminds Us That American Elections Are Much Longer

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 9:16am

When you think about it, it's a little crazy that now, more than a year away from Election Day, might be "too late" for Joe Biden to run.

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Meet Lincoln Chafee's Donors

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 8:03am

Just 10 people have donated to the former Rhode Island governor's quixotic campaign. We asked them why.

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Paul Ryan Could Be Next Speaker, But Hard-Liners Have A Big Decision To Make

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 5:03am

The Wisconsin Republican reluctantly said he would run for speaker, but only if the rebellious factions of the House GOP Conference will unite behind him.

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Jeb Bush Puts Public Land Management On Agenda

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 4:12am

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush will unveil his proposed plans for managing Western land and resources at an announcement in Reno, Nev. on Wednesday. Public land management is a divisive and hot-button issue in the West and especially challenging for Republicans.

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House Freedom Caucus Sits Down With Ryan. Now What?

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 4:12am

Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona, a co-founder of the House Freedom Caucus, weighs in on Rep. Paul Ryan's decision to run for House Speaker if all factions of the party agree to support him. The group met with Ryan Tuesday night.

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Paul Ryan Sort Of Joins The House Speaker Race

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 4:12am

After a week and a half of mounting pressure, Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan announced he is open to serving as Speaker of the House after all — but with conditions: his fractured Republican caucus must unite behind him before he enters the race. Attention will now focus on a group of several dozen conservatives who will need to decide this week whether to back Ryan.

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More Than 100 Police Chiefs And Prosecutors Unite To Cut Prison Population

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 4:03am

"Our experience has been ... that you really can reduce crime and incarceration at the same time," says Ronal Serpas of the new group, Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime & Incarceration.

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Rep. Paul Ryan Will Run For Speaker Of The House, Under Several Conditions

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 8:09pm

Ryan, who has been pressured to run for the speakership by several prominent GOP colleagues, says that if the divided party unites behind him, he will run for House speaker.

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Trudeau Elected Canadian Prime Minister As Liberals Sweep To Power

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 3:32pm

Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party won a landslide victory in Canada's national election Monday. He is the eldest son of former Canadian prime minister, Pierre Elliott Trudeau. But that doesn't necessarily mean a change in policy over issues such as trade and the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Jim Webb's Struggles Highlight A Demographic Shift In The Democratic Party

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 3:32pm

Presidential candidate Jim Webb's struggles are emblematic of a a changing Democratic Party that relies more heavily on non-white voters than at any time in history.

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Jim Webb Exits Democratic Primary, Leaves Door Open For Independent Bid

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 12:08pm

The former Virginia senator decries the extremes to which both parties have moved, and says he will consider running as an independent where more people identify.

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Pop Quiz: Who Was The Only President To ....

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:03am

In the exclusive club of American chief executives, some presidents are more exclusive than others. This is only a test.

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Ryan Runs, Boehner Stays Or A New Star Rises? 6 Ways The House Could Go

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 9:52am

Rep. Paul Ryan could run, with or without support from the Freedom Caucus. Or he could choose not to run, leaving Boehner or perhaps a new candidate to fill the speaker's chair.

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Trudeau Upsets Harper, As 'Liberal Wave' Takes Canada's Prime Minister Post

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 5:59am

After his victory, Justin Trudeau, 43, touted "sunny ways" to a boisterous crowd in Montreal, a reference to his insistence on running a positive campaign.

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Trudeau Elected Canada's Prime Minister As Liberals Assume Power

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 5:33am

Justin Trudeau is the son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.

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Oprah Hopes Her Midas Touch Gilds Her OWN Series, 'Belief'

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Oprah Winfrey acquired a stake in Weight Watchers and the company's stock soared. She hopes to do the same for her cable TV network with a new seven-part series on faith and religion around the world.

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Jim Webb Flirts With An Independent Bid

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 5:53pm

The former Virginia senator complained repeatedly in last week's debate he wasn't getting enough time. Now, he could be leaving the party all together for a third-party run.

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Campaigns Taking In 35 Percent Less Cash Than In 2008, But There's More We Can't See

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 5:04pm

The money raised by superPACs so far indicates that there is still lots more money coming into the 2016 race. But we won't know just how much until the voting begins.

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Hillary Clinton To Testify Before Benghazi Committee

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 4:45pm

With Republicans under fire for using the investigation for partisan purposes, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is set to appear before the Select Committee on Benghazi Thursday.

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