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Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is set to announce his campaign for president next week, NBC News... Read »

May 30, 2015
Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee to Join Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island governor and senator Lincoln Chafee is set to join the growing list of politicians challenging... Read »

May 30, 2015
Dem, GOP Leaders Assess Sup. Roberts' Political Viability

Dem, GOP Leaders Assess Sup. Roberts' Political Viability

San Diego County's Republican Party is getting a big jump on next year's election cycle -- attracted by blood in the... Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
Gavin Newsom Fans Want City Hall Bust

Gavin Newsom Fans Want City Hall Bust

Fans of Gavin Newsom want a bust of him displayed at San Francisco City Hall. Read »

May 29, 2015
Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Analysis: Santorum Begins Iowa Campaign Without Key Staff

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced his second White House bid Wednesday afternoon — but several key... Read »

May 27, 2015
Horton Plaza Park Contractor Has Expired License

Horton Plaza Park Contractor Has Expired License

State records show the contracting license for Echo Pacific Construction expired. Read »

May 27, 2015
Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Clinton at NH Brewery: GOP Threatening Small-Business Jobs

Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

No, the first GOP presidential debate won't contain umpteen candidates crammed onto a stage on August 6. Read »

May 21, 2015
Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Voters are not paying much attention to next year’s open primary election for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among... Read »

May 19, 2015
La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking another step toward running for president. The Republican governor on Monday... Read »

May 18, 2015

"Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account

President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president... Read »

May 18, 2015
Analysis: Early Advice for Assessing CSAG’s Plan

Analysis: Early Advice for Assessing CSAG’s Plan

No dancing around maypoles yet or dismissing things out-of-hand for, let’s say, 48 hours. Read »

May 18, 2015
Rep. Sanchez Apologizes for Native American Caricature

Rep. Sanchez Apologizes for Native American Caricature

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez has apologized after a videotape surfaced showing her making a whooping cry in... Watch »

May 18, 2015
Lindsey Graham:

Lindsey Graham: "I'm Running" to Be "Best Commander-in-Chief"

Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. In an... Read »

May 18, 2015

"SNL" Heralds the Summer of Hillary Clinton

Nevermind the nice weather: Hillary Clinton was in campaign mode on "Saturday Night Live," and she is... Read »

May 17, 2015
Jeb Bush Promises to

Jeb Bush Promises to "Campaign Hard" in Iowa

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared on Saturday that he'll "campaign hard" in Iowa, all but confirming his part in... Watch »

May 16, 2015
Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Democratic presidential favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday that they... Read »

May 16, 2015
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