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Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Bush Aide Ed Gillespie Launches Va. Senate Run

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie has formally launched his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat representing Virginia.

01/16/2014

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he doesn't regret anything he wrote in his controversial new book and calls the memoir "an honest account." (Photo by Pete Souza/White House Photo via Getty Images)

Gates Defends Memoir As ‘An Honest Account’

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he doesn’t regret anything he wrote in his controversial new book and calls the memoir “an honest account.”

01/12/2014

Although multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, it's hardly the first time a new, sprawling government program has been beset by early technical glitches, political hostility and gloom-and-doom denouncements.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamacare Just One In A Series Of Slow-Moving Government Programs

Although multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, it’s hardly the first time a new, sprawling government program has been beset by early technical glitches, political hostility and gloom-and-doom denouncements.

12/25/2013

George W. Bush in July 2013. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Justices To Look At Claims Over Bush-Era Protest

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider dismissing free-speech claims against two Secret Service agents for their role in a 2004 protest in Oregon against President George W. Bush.

11/26/2013

John McCain and Sarah Palin (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

McCain: I’m Being Urged To Run For President

U.S. Sen. John McCain says that he has been encouraged to make a third attempt for the White House in 2016 because of his role during the partisan fight over government funding.

11/13/2013

It's almost quaint to recall that soon after Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama, the Republican National Committee recommended only one policy change: endorsing an immigration overhaul, in hopes of attracting Hispanic voters. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

One Year After Romney Loss, The GOP Struggles To Find Party Leader

A year after losing a presidential race many Republicans thought was winnable, the party arguably is in worse shape than before. The GOP is struggling to control tensions between its tea party and establishment wings and watching approval ratings sink to record lows.

10/28/2013

File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court justices. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins Amid Government Shutdown

The justices take the bench Monday for the start of their new term with important cases already on tap.

10/07/2013

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins With Contentious Topics

The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and mortgage lending, and allow for more government-sanctioned prayer.

10/06/2013

The Obama administration estimates that 100 to 150 people have died from chemical weapons attacks in Syria. (Photo credit  JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats Face Divide Over A Strike On Syria

President Barack Obama’s pursuit of a military strike in Syria has put congressional Democrats and party leaders around the country in a tough spot.

09/07/2013

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Obama Inspires Many In 50th-Year King Remembrance

President Barack Obama’s challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the “glorious patriots” of the tumultuous 1960s struck a deep generational chord.

08/29/2013

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