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Hillary Clinton Visits Brewery on NH Campaign Visit
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Hillary Clinton Visits Brewery on NH Campaign Visit

Hillary Rodham Clinton is in New Hampshire on Friday for the second time during her presidential campaign, with a focus on small businesses and the economy. Clinton's trip starts with a visit to Smuttynose Brewing Company in Hampton to talk with small business owners about taxes,... Read »

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California Faces Decision on New Water Cuts for Farmers

California Faces Decision on New Water Cuts for Farmers

Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their... Read »

2 hours ago
Paul's Senate Speech Not a Filibuster

Paul's Senate Speech Not a Filibuster

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke for ten-and-a-half hours before the Senate on Wednesday in protest against renewal of... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

Who Will Get Shut Out of GOP Debates?

No, the first GOP presidential debate won't contain umpteen candidates crammed onto a stage on August 6. Read »

May 21, 2015
Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney Wins Philly Mayoral Bid

Jim Kenney is one step closer to becoming Mayor of Philadelphia after winning the Democratic Party's nomination... Watch »

May 20, 2015
 Concern About Legal Marijuana And Minors Aired in California

Concern About Legal Marijuana And Minors Aired in California

Members of a commission led by California's lieutenant governor said Tuesday that legalizing the recreational use of... Read »

May 20, 2015
Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Voters are not paying much attention to next year’s open primary election for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Should College Be Free? Bernie Sanders Says So

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a proposal Tuesday that would make undergraduate tuition at... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Christie, Paul Clash in NSA Surveillance Debate

Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among... Read »

May 19, 2015
Bill Would Require Hearings On Police Military Gear

Bill Would Require Hearings On Police Military Gear

California police departments would be required to hold public hearings before accepting military equipment such as... Read »

May 18, 2015
La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

La. Gov. Forms Presidential Exploratory Committee

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking another step toward running for president. The Republican governor on Monday... Read »

May 18, 2015

"Hello, Twitter!" President Obama Gets His Own Account

President Barack Obama has joined the Twitterverse. With his second term more than halfway through, the president... Read »

May 18, 2015
Lindsey Graham:

Lindsey Graham: "I'm Running" to Be "Best Commander-in-Chief"

Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday that he will run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. In an... Read »

May 18, 2015
Will Rep. Sanchez Shake Up the Senate Race?

Will Rep. Sanchez Shake Up the Senate Race?

Since Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement announcement last January, California attorney general Kamala Harris has stood... Watch »

May 17, 2015

"SNL" Heralds the Summer of Hillary Clinton

Nevermind the nice weather: Hillary Clinton was in campaign mode on "Saturday Night Live," and she is... Read »

May 17, 2015
Rep. Sanchez Apologizes for Native American Caricature

Rep. Sanchez Apologizes for Native American Caricature

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez has apologized after a videotape surfaced showing her making a whooping cry in... Watch »

May 18, 2015
Jeb Bush Promises to

Jeb Bush Promises to "Campaign Hard" in Iowa

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared on Saturday that he'll "campaign hard" in Iowa, all but confirming his part in... Watch »

May 16, 2015
Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez on Defensive Over Videotape

Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez on Defensive Over Videotape

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez was criticized Saturday by her chief rival, Attorney General Kamala Harris... Read »

May 17, 2015
Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Clintons Earned $30 Million Since Jan. 2014

Democratic presidential favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton reported Friday that they... Read »

May 16, 2015
Local Politician Compares Ballot Postage to Poll Tax

Local Politician Compares Ballot Postage to Poll Tax

Voting by mail is getting a lot of buzz these days, and one local politician likened to postage required on mail in... Watch »

May 15, 2015

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