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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:30 AM PDT

FB Removes GOP Candidate's Rifle Contest Post

FB Removes GOP Candidate's Rifle Contest Post

A contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle is still on despite the original post being taken down by Facebook. Greg Evers, who's running in the Republican primary for the open seat in Florida's 1st...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 02:29 PM PDT

Marco Rubio to Run for Re-Election to US Senate

Marco Rubio to Run for Re-Election to US Senate

One year ago, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination while promising to not seek re-election. After failing in his run for the White House, the Florida senator is now...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:04 AM PDT

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Changes to US Currency

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Changes to US Currency

A Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could prevent the government from replacing Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with abolitionist...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:24 AM PDT

Trump: Hillary Clinton Is a 'World-Class Liar'

Trump: Hillary Clinton Is a 'World-Class Liar'

Donald Trump launched a broad rebuke of his presidential rival Hillary Clinton Wednesday, accusing her of being "a world class liar" who personally profited from her tenure at the State Department.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 02:23 PM PDT

Donald Trump and the 'Mad Men' Ad Agency Mystery

Donald Trump and the 'Mad Men' Ad Agency Mystery

Donald Trump's latest campaign finance filing contains the names of dozens of companies that were paid for services, but one really stands out: Draper Sterling, a play on the name of the fictional ad agency from...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT

Republican Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support for Gun Deal

Republican Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support for Gun Deal

A moderate Republican senator was seeking broad support Tuesday for a compromise to block guns from suspected terrorists, a day after the chamber split along partisan lines to derail each party's more sweeping...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:21 AM PDT

Congressman Guilty on All Counts in Corruption Trial

Congressman Guilty on All Counts in Corruption Trial

A jury has convicted veteran U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah in a racketeering case that largely centered on various efforts to repay an illegal $1 million campaign loan. Fattah was found guilty of all 22 counts...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:02 AM PDT
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By Kate Guarino, Emilie Plesset

Women Who Ran for the Presidency

Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to become the presumptive... View gallery

  • Victoria Woodhull, 1872, Equal Rights Party
  • Gracie Allen, 1940, Surprise Party
  • Margaret Chase Smith, 1964, sought Republican nomination
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 04:12 AM PDT

Trump: We Don't Know 'About Hillary in Terms of Religion'

Trump: We Don't Know 'About Hillary in Terms of Religion'

Republican Donald Trump appeared to raise questions about likely rival Hillary Clinton's religious faith at a closed-door meeting with evangelical leaders on Tuesday in New York City. The presumptive GOP...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 09:31 AM PDT

Trump Plays Down Weak Fundraising Numbers

Trump Plays Down Weak Fundraising Numbers

Republican Donald Trump on Tuesday was playing down his lousy May fundraising numbers, insisting that June's report will be better. Reports released Monday showed Trump's campaign started June with $1.3...

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