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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 01:27 PM EDT

Obama Roasts GOP Candidates at WH Correspondents' Dinner

Obama Roasts GOP Candidates at WH Correspondents' Dinner

President Barack Obama pulled out the punches during the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, D.C., Saturday, taking jabs at the candidates vying for the Republican nomination.

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 11:03 AM EDT

Cruz Defends Position on 'Bathroom Bills'

Cruz Defends Position on 'Bathroom Bills'

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is standing his ground in his belief that allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of their choice opens the door for people "who are predators," dismissing criticism from reality...

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 at 09:13 PM EDT
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White House Correspondents' Dinner 2016

President Barack Obama hosts the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association... View gallery

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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 at 06:07 PM EDT

Ex-Calif. Gov. Pete Wilson Endorses Cruz

Ex-Calif. Gov. Pete Wilson Endorses Cruz

In a key pickup for his California campaign, the state's former Gov. Pete Wilson endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Wilson announced his "wholehearted" support for Cruz...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 06:38 PM EDT

Obama Announces New Steps to Curb Gun Violence

Obama Announces New Steps to Curb Gun Violence

President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that "smart guns" would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them...

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 at 01:49 AM EDT

Amid Chaotic Rally, Trump Makes Case to Calif. GOP

Amid Chaotic Rally, Trump Makes Case to Calif. GOP

Donald Trump, the outsider, made his case to California's Republican establishment on Friday as protesters clashed with police. Demonstrators swarmed outside the hotel near San Francisco airport, forcing Trump...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 05:18 PM EDT

Clinton Team Shifting Staff to General Election States

Clinton Team Shifting Staff to General Election States

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is preparing to hire staffers in some of the general election’s battleground states, NBC News reported. A Clinton campaign official told NBC News the first wave of new hires...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 01:34 PM EDT

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Endorses Ted Cruz

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Endorses Ted Cruz

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence endorsed Ted Cruz on Friday ahead of the Hoosier State's critical primary. "I'm not against anybody, but I will be voting for Ted Cruz," Pence said on the conservative talk radio...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 08:13 PM EDT

Vt. Mayor Considers Sending Debt Collectors After Trump

Vt. Mayor Considers Sending Debt Collectors After Trump

The city of Burlington, Vermont, is considering calling a debt collection agency on a billionaire: Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. Mayor Miro Weinberger, a Democrat, said Trump is nearly...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 07:48 AM EDT

Do Celebrity Endorsements Help or Hurt?

Do Celebrity Endorsements Help or Hurt?

Celebrity surrogates have been ubiquitous on the campaign trail this season, frequently been driving the 2016 news cycle — and in some cases, forcing their preferred candidates off message. In a crowded...

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