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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.

Aging in America, Part Five :: California - A Case in Point

By William E. Kelly | Jul 25
Received wisdom is that California is a bellwether for the rest of the nation. What does that mean when it comes to the economic and political ramifications of our aging population?

Log Cabin Republicans Hesitant to Embrace LGBT Equality Act

By EDGE | Jul 24
Log Cabin Republicans expressed hesitation Thursday over embracing the Equality Act, a Democrat-introduced bill that seeks to eliminate anti-LGBT discrimination and expand protection in the workplace, classroom and public spaces.

In New White House Bid, Clinton Embraces Race as a Top Issue

By Bill Barrow | Jul 24
In her second bid for the presidency, Hillary Rodham Clinton is discussing "systemic racism" and making the issue a hallmark of her campaign as she looks to connect with the black voters who supported rival Barack Obama in 2008.

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