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  • Republicans 'still have work to do' with women

    In an election year when the Republican Party hoped to better engage with women voters, a demographic that has eluded the party in recent years, Republican candidates nationwide still haven't closed the gap with Democrats.

  • U.S. troops arrive in Liberia this weekend to start anti-Ebola mission

    U.S. troops will arrive in Liberia's capital this weekend to set up a headquarters and begin evaluating where to build treatment centers to help fight the deadly Ebola virus, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday.

  • Clinton boosts Walker's opponent

    Democrat Mary Burke "is offering a choice between more gridlock and progress that will actually make a difference for Wisconsin families: better jobs, better wages, better schools," Hillary Clinton said.

  • Biden praises senator who was ousted

    At an event aimed at women voters, Vice President Joe Biden praised Bob Packwood, an Oregon senator who resigned in 1995 over allegations of sexual assault and abuse.

  • Obama, Biden team up to combat sexual assault

    "Campus sexual assault is not something we as a nation can turn away from and say that's not our problem," Obama said from the White House.

  • White House budget director: Domestic climate ambition can bring China along

    Taking bold action domestically on climate change will help the United States leverage similar commitments from other countries, said White House Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan.

  • Democrats introduce bill to tax overseas-profit companies leaving the U.S.

    Senate Democrats are trying to give corporations another reason not to move their headquarters out of the U.S. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Dick Durbin of Illinois introduced a bill Friday that would make companies pay taxes on their foreign income held abroad before completing tax inversions....

  • Kansas judges help Democrats

    The Kansas Supreme Court has taken Democratic Senate nominee Chad Taylor off the general election ballot Thursday, a move that puts the Republican incumbent at greater risk.

  • House GOP leader says U.S. may need to send special forces to fight the Islamic State

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Friday he believes the United States will have to do more to defeat Islamic terrorists in the Middle East than conducting airstrikes and training Syrian rebels.

  • Christie cleared in bridge scandal

    Evidence thus far shows Christie did not know in advance, nor did he direct the closure of traffic lanes in September 2013, Justice Department officials said.

  • Walden plans to stay as NRCC chair

    National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden said Friday that he hopes to continue leading the NRCC again next election cycle.

  • Capitol Hill's favorite sport? Bashing the NFL

    From the league's domestic violence problems to the controversy over the Washington Redskins' name to even how and when games are broadcast, league Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken a beating from Capitol Hill this year. Here's a play-by-play.

  • Rupert Murdoch would support Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton in 2016

    The billionaire chairman of News Corp. and 21st Century Fox told Fox Business Network Thursday that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush "would be a very good president."

  • Scotland votes 'no' on independence from United Kingdom

    The country will stay a part of the U.K. after 55 percent -- or about 2 million people -- voted against the referendum Thursday.

  • NSA 'taking more risk' handling Islamic State threat post-Snowden

    Constraints created when National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden spilled U.S. secrets add new risk to the agency's work when the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other threats are making the world more dangerous, intelligence community leaders say.



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