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Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 12:25 AM PDT

'No Bill, No Break': House Dems Stage Sit-In Over Guns

'No Bill, No Break': House Dems Stage Sit-In Over Guns

Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary round-the-clock sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to demand votes on gun-control bills, shouting down Speaker Paul Ryan when he attempted to restore order as their...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:30 AM PDT

FB Removes GOP Candidate's Rifle Contest Post

FB Removes GOP Candidate's Rifle Contest Post

A contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle is still on despite the original post being taken down by Facebook. Greg Evers, who's running in the Republican primary for the open seat in Florida's 1st...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 02:29 PM PDT

Marco Rubio to Run for Re-Election to US Senate

Marco Rubio to Run for Re-Election to US Senate

One year ago, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced his bid for the Republican presidential nomination while promising to not seek re-election. After failing in his run for the White House, the Florida senator is now...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:04 AM PDT

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Changes to US Currency

GOP Congressman Seeks to Block Changes to US Currency

A Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could prevent the government from replacing Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with abolitionist...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:24 AM PDT

Trump: Hillary Clinton Is a 'World-Class Liar'

Trump: Hillary Clinton Is a 'World-Class Liar'

Donald Trump launched a broad rebuke of his presidential rival Hillary Clinton Wednesday, accusing her of being "a world class liar" who personally profited from her tenure at the State Department.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 02:23 PM PDT

Donald Trump and the 'Mad Men' Ad Agency Mystery

Donald Trump and the 'Mad Men' Ad Agency Mystery

Donald Trump's latest campaign finance filing contains the names of dozens of companies that were paid for services, but one really stands out: Draper Sterling, a play on the name of the fictional ad agency from...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:57 AM PDT

Apple Will Not Support GOP Convention: Report

Apple Will Not Support GOP Convention: Report

Apple is not being silent about its political stance against Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM PDT

Republican Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support for Gun Deal

Republican Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support for Gun Deal

A moderate Republican senator was seeking broad support Tuesday for a compromise to block guns from suspected terrorists, a day after the chamber split along partisan lines to derail each party's more sweeping...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 01:21 AM PDT

Congressman Guilty on All Counts in Corruption Trial

Congressman Guilty on All Counts in Corruption Trial

A jury has convicted veteran U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah in a racketeering case that largely centered on various efforts to repay an illegal $1 million campaign loan. Fattah was found guilty of all 22 counts...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:02 AM PDT
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By Kate Guarino, Emilie Plesset

Women Who Ran for the Presidency

Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to become the presumptive... View gallery

  • Victoria Woodhull, 1872, Equal Rights Party
  • Gracie Allen, 1940, Surprise Party
  • Margaret Chase Smith, 1964, sought Republican nomination

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