• Donald Trump: Here’s why I would drop out of the race

    Donald Trump says there is one way he could get out of the race: if his poll numbers...

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  • Planned Parenthood, Unplanned Hearing

    Ann Richards was the state treasurer of Texas when she delivered the keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. Her claim-to-fame was this line about vice president George H.W. Bush, then running for president: "Poor George, he can't help it. He was born with a…

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  • Portuguese PM Pedro Passos Coelho

    Position: Portuguese Prime Minister Incumbent: Pedro Passos Coelho Date of Birth: July 24, 1964 Term: June 2011-Oct 2015 Candidate for reelection in Oct. 4 2015 general election Key facts: -- Steered Portugal through an acute debt crisis, implementing painful austerity under an international…

  • The Making of a 2016 Soundtrack

    Before Ben Carson uttered a word at his 2016 presidential campaign kickoff, a gospel choir belted out the national anthem and a rendition of Eminem’s 2002 hit-single “Lose Yourself.” The Detroit Music Hall crowd went wild.

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  • UK PM Cameron says to campaign for EU if successful in renegotiation

    Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that he would campaign to keep Britain in the European Union if other leaders granted him the concessions he wants, but cautioned that if they refused then he ruled nothing out. "I rule nothing out," Cameron said when asked if he would campaign to leave…

  • Big changes in AP poll, but Ohio State still comfortable on top

    The Ohio State Buckeyes remain atop the AP Top 25 this week, but the Big 12’s top contenders have bumped Michigan State down two spots. No. 2 TCU picked up five first-place votes and managed to stay ahead of No. 3 Baylor despite the Bears getting 10 first-place votes. No. 5 Utah picked up seven […]

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  • What SNL got right — and wrong — in this brilliant fake ad about bad presidential candidates

    The season debut of Saturday Night Live featured a wickedly funny fake drug commercial that perfectly nails the self-delusion of some presidential candidates: Believing that you'll win, even when all the evidence says you've got no chance in hell. A woman tells the camera that she's concerned about…

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    Rep. Tom Cole: McCarthy Benghazi Comments Not His Most Artful Moment

    The congressman called the incident a tempest in a teapot.

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  • Bush vs Rubio: who will Wall Street love more?

    In their bid to shore up support from America’s financial industry, the Republican presidential hopefuls, both sons of Florida, face starkly different challenges.

  • Koch Brothers, Mega Donors Warm To Carly Fiorina

    By Michelle ConlinNEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Carly Fiorina has emerged as the Republican candidate of the moment in conservative fundraising circles, drawing the notice of the billionaire Koch brothers and other wealthy donors who could instantly remake her shoestring presidential…

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  • Emirates vote for federal council sees 35-percent turnout

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates held a tightly controlled election Saturday for its largely advisory Federal National Council, though only just over a third of those Emiratis allowed to vote by their rulers cast a ballot.

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  • Amid the Crowing of the GOP and Clinton, Sanders Is on the Rise

    How easy it is to mock the Republican candidates. They're the gang in the clown car climbing all over each other to offer a reactionary message of disarray that has all but destroyed the chances of the Bush family dynasty continuing. But isn't that a grand achievement for the democratic process?Why…

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  • Migrant crisis boosts Austria far-right ahead of Vienna vote

    Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) has drawn nearly even with the ruling Social Democrats (SPOe) in Vienna ahead of October 11 elections in the capital city state, according to a poll published Saturday. According to the survey, the FPOe would win some 35 percent of the vote, just one point…

  • Cameron refuses to rule out Brexit, says recasting EU ties hard work

    By Guy Faulconbridge and William James MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said his renegotiation of Britain's ties with the European Union was "bloody hard work" and refused to rule out campaigning for a British exit in a referendum if other EU leaders failed to grant him…

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    Trump: Hillary Clinton shouldn’t be allowed to run for office

    Presidential Candidate Donald Trump on the Hillary Clinton email scandal and why he is running for president.

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  • In Burkina Faso, all eyes on how post-coup leaders handle the old guard

    Rene Kabore was serving food at a street-side cafe nearly two weeks ago when four members of Burkina Faso's presidential guard burst in. A coup attempt was getting under way in the capital, and the elite force, known as the RSP, was accusing him of building a barricade that blocked the street.…

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  • Help Wanted: Speaker of the House--No Experience Necessary

    Historically, the job of Speaker of the House of Representatives is the culmination of a life lived in politics. The current speaker, Ohio Republican John Boehner, who will retire at the end of the year, came to the speakership after 20 years in the legislative trenches. In fact, going back a…

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