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Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a signing ceremony for H.R. 803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, on July 22, 2014 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Working To Boost Political Profile Among Key Dem Voting Blocs

Caught in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s perpetual shadow, Joe Biden is working to boost his political profile among key Democratic voting blocs, a move that could help the vice president fashion himself as a more liberal alternative in the 2016 presidential race.

07/23/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to reporters at her weekly news conference on May 29, 2014. (Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

Pelosi: Little Hope For Immigration Reform

House Minority Leader visited a Border Patrol facility in Texas that holds unaccompanied children.

06/28/2014

Senate deadlocked over Mitch McConnell amendment that would block new regulation of existing coal plants. (Getty Images)

Senate Democrats Scuttle Vote On Spending Bill

Biggest obstacle is Mitch McConnell amendment that would block new regulation of existing coal plants.

06/18/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the Democratic National Committee LGBT Gala at Gotham Hall on June 17, 2014 in New York. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘It’s Not Just Laws That Are Changing, It’s Hearts And Minds’

To a raucous embrace, President Barack Obama told gay donors Tuesday that American society and its laws have advanced the cause of gay rights over the past 10 years but said the job was hardly over in the United States and especially abroad.

06/18/2014

The California Democrat says there is no national appetite for renewed military action in Iraq. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi: Iraq Violence Is Not Our Responsibility

The California Democrat says there is no national appetite for renewed military action in Iraq.

06/13/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on infrastructure in the United Sates at the Washington Irving Boat Club on May 14, 2014 in Tarrytown, N.Y. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obama: Democratic Party Suffers From ‘Congenital Disease’

Rousing Democrats for their fight to keep the Senate, President Barack Obama mounted a searing critique of the Republican Party on Wednesday, accusing his political foes of thwarting progress on everything from wages to scientific research and climate change.

05/15/2014

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Recent Hillary Revelations May Clean Slate For 2016 Presidential Bid

For Hillary Rodham Clinton, the last few months might be comparable to a spring cleaning: An airing of her political past before she sets the course for her much speculated-about future.

05/10/2014

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said that he supports an increase in the country’s minimum wage, noting his own break from many other Republicans who oppose such a hike.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Romney Says He Supports Raising The Minimum Wage

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said that he supports an increase in the country’s minimum wage, noting his own break from many other Republicans who oppose such a hike.

05/09/2014

MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sharpton Declares ‘War’ Against GOP To Block ‘Checkmate’ Midterm Victory

MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats.

05/08/2014

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, 86, announces his run for U.S. Congress at the Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel on March 17, 2014 in Baton Rouge, La. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Former La. Dem Governor to Run For Congress 3 Years After Release From Federal Prison

Three years after his release from a federal prison, 86-year-old former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards announced Monday that he will enter the race for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District, ending months of speculation about his political future.

03/17/2014

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