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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu casts his vote during Israel's parliamentary elections in Jerusalem on March 17, 2015. Israelis vote in an election expected to be a close-fought battle between the centre left and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who ruled out a Palestinian state in a last-ditch appeal to the right. AFP PHOTO / POOL / SEBASTIAN SCHEINER (SEBASTIAN SCHEINER/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel’s Netanyahu Declares Victory In Tight Race

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared victory after a tight national election appeared to give him the upper hand in forming the country’s next coalition government.

03/17/2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (credit: GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Promises No Palestinian State If He Is Re-elected

In a frenzied last day of campaigning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian state and vowed to keep building east Jerusalem settlements as he appealed to hard-line voters on the eve of Israel’s closely contested general election.

03/16/2015

D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser. (Photo from Muriel Bowser)

D.C. Roundup: Bowser Elected D.C. Mayor; Marijuana Legalized

Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser was elected as the District of Columbia’s seventh mayor, continuing her party’s unbeaten streak in four decades of self-rule for the nation’s capital.

11/04/2014

File photo of Capitol Hill building. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Dem, GOP Leaders Promise Action To Prevent Another Government Shutdown

Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign.

09/07/2014

President Barack Obama talks to reporters at the end of the NATO Summit on Sept. 5, 2014 in Newport, Wales. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Immigration Group: Obama’s Decision ‘Another Slap To The Face’ To Latino Community

President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could shield millions of people from deportation.

09/07/2014

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

Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to President George W. Bush, walks on the floor before the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Aug. 28, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Karl Rove-Backed Super PAC Raised More Than $5 Million Last Month

After a stretch of anemic fundraising, the Karl Rove-backed American Crossroads super PAC raised more cash in March than it did during the previous 14 months combined, according to summaries of campaign filings released Monday.

04/15/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Tea Party Ready For Fight With GOP Establishment

Tea partyers insist they’re not to blame for Republican election losses in congressional and presidential elections, faulting the GOP establishment for showing little fight.

02/28/2014

President Barack Obama will more than likely question the business credentials of Mitt Romney, his presumptive opponent in November's general election. (credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Biden Ramp Up Fundraising Push for Dems

President Barack Obama and top Democrats are ramping up their 2014 fundraising push, hoping to give a boost to fellow Democrats competing in November’s midterm elections.

02/06/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Deciding If AG Race Will Be Voted on April 1

A District of Columbia judge is deciding whether to require elections officials to print the attorney general race on the April 1 primary ballot despite the fact the D.C. Council has voted to postpone the race.

02/06/2014

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