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President Barack Obama waves as he prepares to depart the White House in Washington, D.C, Oct. 1, 2014.  (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Dines in D.C. With Fundraising Contest Winners

President Barack Obama is breaking bread in Washington with two women who won a fundraising contest to help Democratic Senate candidates.

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition spring leadership meeting in Las Vegas on March 29, 2014. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Federal Court Lifts Injunction In Scott Walker Case

In a political setback for the Republican Wisconsin governor, a federal appeals court removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Walker’s campaign and more than two dozen conservative groups.

09/24/2014

The ruling overturns the Kansas Republican Secretary of State's decision to keep Democrat Chad Taylor on the ballot even though he withdrew. The decision is expected to make it more difficult for GOP Sen. Pat Roberts (pictured) to win re-election against Independent candidate Greg Orman. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kansas Supreme Court Orders State To Remove Democrat’s Name From Senate Ballot

Decision expected to make it more difficult for Republican Pat Roberts to win a 4th term

09/18/2014

Rob Ford has been a figure of controversy since a video surfaced  of the Toronto mayor smoking crack. (Photo by GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Withdraws Re-Election Bid

Seeking treatment for an abdominal tumor, Rob Ford says his brother will run in his place while he seeks a seat on the city council.

09/12/2014

The former Massachusetts Senator is trying to become only the third Senator to serve from more one state. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Scott Brown Wins New Hampshire Republican Senate Primary

He will face Sen. Jeanne Shaheen as he tries to get back to Washington from another state.

09/09/2014

McConnell's campaign chief, Jesse Benton. says he doesn't want a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012 to be a distraction in Kentucky. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns

Jesse Benton says he doesn’t want a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012 to be a distraction in Kentucky.

08/29/2014

Former Va. Governor Bob McDonnell walks to his corruption trial at U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, August 18, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Former Virginia Governor Denies Corruption Charges

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrapped up a grueling four-plus days on the witness stand Tuesday by emphatically denying that he did special favors for a wealthy businessman in exchange for more than $165,000 in gifts, trips and loans.

08/26/2014

Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi soundly beat four little-known Republican challengers in his pursuit of a fourth term. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Enzi Wins Wyoming’s GOP Primary

Man Liz Cheney once tried to unseat sails through the primary.

08/19/2014

Sen. Lamar Alexander held off a strong challenge by Tea Party-backed State Sen. Joe Carr. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Lamar Alexander Wins Tennessee Primary Fight

Veteran GOP lawmaker was facing challenges from several Tea Party candidates.

08/07/2014

16.3 billion measure would alleviate long wait times and hire extra staffers for VA hospitals. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

House Approves VA Health Care Overhaul

Senate expected to pass the $16.3 billion bill.

07/30/2014

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