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Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 10:23 AM PST

Illinois Dems Move to Make Obama’s Birthday a State Holiday

Illinois Dems Move to Make Obama’s Birthday a State Holiday

Illinois State Rep. Andre Thapedi introduced a new bill this week that could make President Barack Obama’s birthday a state holiday. The proposed legislation, House Bill 4654, would close schools and state...

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 08:17 AM PST

Obama to Ask for More Clean Energy Funding in Budget

Obama to Ask for More Clean Energy Funding in Budget

President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 07:53 PM PST

WATCH: John Kasich's Snow Day in N.H.

WATCH: John Kasich's Snow Day in N.H.

Considering how much time he has spent campaigning in New Hampshire, it's perhaps no surprise that Republican John Kasich took some time Friday to have a snowball fight. The governor of Ohio, whose...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 02:47 PM PST

Donald Trump Can Use Adele's Music

Donald Trump Can Use Adele's Music

Adele has said she'd like Trump to quit playing her songs at political rallies. "Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning," said Benny Tarantini, an Adele...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 02:38 PM PST

Las Vegas Newspaper Endorses Marco Rubio

Las Vegas Newspaper Endorses Marco Rubio

The Las Vegas Review-Journal endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Friday, NBC News reported. "Our reasons for endorsing Sen. Rubio are many. Notably, the Florida senator has deep personal connections to the...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 05:24 AM PST

Clinton Fights Back After Low N.H. Poll Numbers

Clinton Fights Back After Low N.H. Poll Numbers

Hillary Clinton is way behind in the latest New Hampshire polls, and she came out swinging in last night's Democratic Debate.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 10:45 PM PST

Megyn Kelly Talks Trump Boycott on 'Tonight Show'

Megyn Kelly Talks Trump Boycott on 'Tonight Show'

Megyn Kelly explained on "The Tonight Show” that she was just doing her job as a journalist during the Republican debate she moderated that featured a clash with Donald Trump. “We never thought anyone...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 04:50 AM PST

Poll: Trump Holds Lead in N.H., Rubio Gains Ground

Poll: Trump Holds Lead in N.H., Rubio Gains Ground

Donald Trump continues to lead Tuesday's New Hampshire primary after his second-place finish in Iowa, but Marco Rubio has gained ground on him, according to a new NBC/WSJ/Marist poll conducted after the...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 05:26 AM PST

Clinton '100 Percent Confident' Emails Won't Hurt Campaign

Clinton '100 Percent Confident' Emails Won't Hurt Campaign

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was faced with the nagging issue of her private email server once again during MSNBC’s Democratic debate in Durham, New Hampshire on Thursday. Clinton said she is “100...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 07:47 PM PST

Jeb Bush Campaigns With Mom in New Hampshire

Jeb Bush Campaigns With Mom in New Hampshire

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has started to rely more on his family as he continues to campaign. Bush was joined by former first lady Barbara Bush Thursday, for the first time since he announced his bid...

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