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Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

08/21/2014 11:11am
Someone has a sense of humor in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, but it's not the former "Saturday Night Live" writer and comedian.

5 things to know about case against Texas' Perry

08/21/2014 11:31am
In the week since he was indicted for abuse of power and public coercion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters have insisted the charges against the Republican governor are politically motivated. Perry has pleaded not guilty, and he continues to visit early-primary states and talk with voters as he mulls a 2016 presidential run.

Perry presses for greater US involvement in Iraq

08/21/2014 12:41pm
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday pressed for a more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq to combat Islamic state militants, including a sustained air campaign, and signaled he would support sending American ground troops.

Obama 'third term' label concerns some with Clinton ties

08/21/2014 2:04pm
Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth. However, some Clinton associates — all of whom requested anonymity to speak candidly — have quietly expressed concern that one of the most effective critiques could be that her presidency, should she run and be elected, would be nothing more than President Barack Obama's third term.

Colorado's Mark Udall gets ad boost in Senate race

08/21/2014 3:21pm
Republican Senate hopeful Cory Gardner's opposition to abortion rights "is way too extreme for Colorado," women voters say in ads Senate Democrats' campaign arm began running Thursday.

Court to unseal some files in probe of Gov. Walker

08/21/2014 3:50pm
A federal appeals court decided Thursday to unseal two dozen documents in a secret investigation into whether Gov. Scott Walker's campaign illegally coordinated with conservative groups in 2012.

Ryan says he'd love to see Romney run again

08/21/2014 10:20pm
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said Thursday he would love to see Mitt Romney run again for president and teased the GOP's former nominee at one point that the "third time's the charm."