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Rick Perry touts Texas economy in presidential campaign announcement

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential campaign reboot is ready for takeoff. He announced his second Oval Office bid on Thursday from an airplane…

Lincoln Chafee makes surprise presidential campaign plans

By Leigh Jones
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Campaign 2016 | Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Wednesday he will challenge frontrunner Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Unlike…

Iran, nuclear negotiations, and U.S. prisoners

By J.C. Derrick
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Iran | Families of imprisoned Americans urge U.S. government to make their loved ones a priority

The O’Malley factor

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | Martin O’Malley, former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor, announced his presidential candidacy on Saturday, and said some things that could be taken as…

Lindsey Graham: I’m ready to defeat America’s enemies

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., announced his Oval Office bid on Monday at a podium perched in a normally quiet street against the small storefronts of the town…

Wheaton cuts ties with Hastert amid misconduct allegations

By Leigh Jones
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Corruption | Wheaton College announced late Sunday it would remove Dennis Hastert’s name from its Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy building after…

Midday Roundup: NSA’s ticket to snoop expires after Senate stalemate

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Data dump. The National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone data halted at midnight last night, at least temporarily, when the Senate…

O’Malley launches long-shot primary challenge to Hillary Clinton

By Lynde Langdon
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Campaign 2016 | Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley announced today he will challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. At a rally in Baltimore,

Midday Roundup: Hastert indicted for cover-up of still-secret scandal

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Paid off. A federal grand jury has indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for paying someone $3.5 million in hush money over “prior misconduct.” The…

Last man standing

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | Illinois Democrat Dan Lipinski stands for life, and his party one day soon may leave him standing alone

California Assembly passes abortion-referral bill aimed at pregnancy centers

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | California’s Assembly passed a measure Tuesday that pro-life advocates say violates the constitutional rights of the state’s crisis pregnancy centers. If…

George Pataki makes presidential run official

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | Former three-term New York Gov. George Pataki is running for the Republican Party nomination for president. He made it official Thursday morning, telling a…

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