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Sen. Sanders Announces White House Bid

Sen. Sanders Announces White House Bid

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses his plans to run for the White House in 2016. Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Bernie Sanders:

Bernie Sanders: "I Am Running for President"

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the self-described "democratic socialist" from Vermont, has jumped into the 2016... Watch »

Apr 30, 2015
Is Now Obama's Chance to Be Blunt on Race?

Is Now Obama's Chance to Be Blunt on Race?

This, NBC's First Read team writes, could be Obama's chance to confront race issues head-on, late in a presidency... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Clinton Calls for End to

Clinton Calls for End to "Mass Incarceration"

Pointing to a wave of violence in Baltimore, Hillary Clinton said in New York City Wednesday that the nation's... Watch »

Apr 29, 2015
Florida House Adjourns Early Over Budget Impasse

Florida House Adjourns Early Over Budget Impasse

The annual session of the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature crashed to a halt Tuesday as the House adjourned... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Gov. Scott Suing Obama Over Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Scott Suing Obama Over Medicaid Expansion

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing them of coercing the state to... Read »

Apr 28, 2015

"We Are an Immigrant Nation": Jeb Bush Visits Puerto Rico

Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Could High Court Give GOP Escape Hatch on Marriage?

Could High Court Give GOP Escape Hatch on Marriage?

The biggest political story Tuesday was the one playing out at the Supreme Court, which was hearing oral arguments... Read »

Apr 28, 2015
Fight Over Miami Lakes Mayor Ends

Fight Over Miami Lakes Mayor Ends

Current Miami Lakes Mayor Wayne Slaton announced Monday that he will not fight the Third District Court of Appeal's... Watch »

Apr 27, 2015

"Clinton Cash" Author: Yes, Evidence Is Circumstantial

The conservative author of the new book "Clinton Cash" has admitted in back to back interviews that he has no direct... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
WATCH: Cecily Strong's Best Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

WATCH: Cecily Strong's Best Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong levied her characteristically biting humor at Washington's... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

WATCH: Obama Jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

President Obama poked fun at politicians, government officials and himself at this year's White House... Watch »

Apr 26, 2015
Michael Pizzi Wins Appeal, Is the Mayor of Miami Lakes

Michael Pizzi Wins Appeal, Is the Mayor of Miami Lakes

The Florida Third District Court of Appeal delared Friday that Michael Pizzi is the Mayor of Miami Lakes. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

The men vying for the Republican nod for president in 2016 aren't usually mum on anything President Barack Obama... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

How Clinton Plans to Run as a Woman

Hillary Rodham Clinton's passionate speech Thursday appealing for expanded rights and opportunities for women in the... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren Advances

After Delay, Bill Requiring Vaccines for California Schoolchildren...

A California Senate committee has approved a bill that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated. The Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Influential and multimillions-spending conservative donor David Koch has dismissed reports that he is backing... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Clinton Expresses Qualms About Trade Deal in NH

Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed qualms Tuesday about the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Wife of Ex-Va. Governor: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Wife of Ex-Va. Governor: Corruption Trial Was Unfair

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Jeb Bush to Visit Poland, Estonia, Germany in June

Jeb Bush to Visit Poland, Estonia, Germany in June

Republican Jeb Bush is planning a policy trip to Europe in June, to speak on the global economy and meet with... Read »

Apr 20, 2015

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