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Facebook Co-Founder Pledges $20 Million to Defeat TrumpOnly one other person has contributed more to the Democrats this election cycle.
Trump on Immigration: 'There is No Amnesty'On immigration, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to remove millions of people living in the country illegally if he becomes president.
Krauthammer: Bryce Harper is Cure for Election SeasonAs presidential candidates turn up the heat, fans have a chance to see Bryce Harper play at a legendary level for 81 home games per year.
Nats Racing Presidents Hang Out with Chris ChristieProximity to presidents won't bring Chris Christie any closer to the White House, but maybe he can make a cameo in a race later this summer.
Bernie Sanders: Redskins Name Not NecessaryDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders came down on the side of change for the Redskins' name and mascot.
NRA Responds to President Obama's Executive OrdersPresident Obama's proposed executive actions on gun violence "would not have prevented any of the horrific events" that took place during his presidency, THE National Rifle Association said Tuesday.
Immigration Fuels Cruz-Rubio Republican ClashMore than any other issue, immigration is driving the rivalry between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, presidential rivals focusing on the divisive topic in their closing messages to Republican voters before the sprint to the Iowa caucuses.
Obama Says No Specific, Credible Terror Threat Over HolidaysPresident Barack Obama says U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism officials don't have any specific, credible information suggesting a potential terrorist attack against the U.S. during the holidays.
American Marks 1 Year Since Being Freed From Cuban PrisonAlan Gross spent five years in a Cuban prison before being released last year as part of a reopening of relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
Massive Spending and Tax Deal at a GlanceA divided Congress has reached agreement on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government for the 2016 budget year and extend $680 billion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals.
Obama to Meet With San Bernardino Shooting VictimsPresident Barack Obama plans to meet with families of victims of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, the White House said Wednesday.
Spending Bill Would Extend Health Care to 9/11 RespondersFirst responders who were exposed to toxic dust at the World Trade Center after 9/11 are poised to get federal health benefits for life.