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Obama Set to Speak at Black Caucus Dinner, Clinton to MingleDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to attend the dinner at Washington's convention center — to mingle, but not give a speech.
O'Malley Plans To Announce Presidential Decision May 30Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to announce his decision on a presidential campaign May 30 in Baltimore, preparing for what would be a longshot bid for the Democratic nomination.
Rubio Promoting A Strong Military As Part Of Foreign PolicyDefending the use of American military power, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Wednesday called for an increase in military spending and for the U.S. to aggressively confront Russia, China and others that he says threaten the nation's economic interests.
Sen. Manchin Backs Clinton As Democratic Presidential NomineeU.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is backing Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party's nominee in the 2016 presidential race.
Mitt Romney: Sochi Olympics Will Be SafeFormer presidential candidate Mitt Romney believes the 2014 Sochi Olympics should be safe, despite threats of terrorism in Russia.
Boehner: Christie Remains Presidential ContenderHouse Speaker John Boehner says he believes Chris Christie remains a serious contender for the Republican 2016 presidential nomination, despite the traffic jam scandal engulfing the New Jersey governor.
Romney Says Pa. Win Would Be A 'Shock'Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned Friday on an uphill battle for Pennsylvania, acknowledging it would be a "shock" if he were able to overcome President Barack Obama's lead in the state.
Romney Proposed 'Foolproof' Death Penalty In Mass. As Massachusetts governor, Republican Mitt Romney set himself a daunting challenge: craft a death penalty law that virtually guaranteed only the guilty could be executed, then push it through an overwhelmingly Democratic state Legislature that was leery of capital punishment.
Herman Cain Suspends Bid For Republican NominationA defiant Herman Cain suspended his faltering bid for the Republican presidential nomination Saturday amid a drumbeat of sexual misconduct allegations against him.
Gingrich's Business Network Getting Second Look The former House speaker has raked in millions of dollars since leaving office more than a decade ago.
Cain Receives Secret Service ProtectionCain asked for the security and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and congressional leaders approved his request Thursday.
Is He Ready? Cain's Comments Raise Some QuestionsCain has drawn unwanted attention for contradictory or unorthodox comments on abortion, China policy, immigration, torture and other matters.
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