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Lawmakers Want High Schools to Teach

Lawmakers Want High Schools to Teach "Yes Means Yes" for Sex

Two California lawmakers want to get a head start on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses by having high school students learn about what constitutes consensual sex. Read »

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Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Carson Launches 2016 Exploratory Committee

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Texas Pol Pushes for Legal Pot:

Texas Pol Pushes for Legal Pot: "Gov't Should Value Everything God...

A GOP state lawmaker from East Texas says God didn't create marijuana by mistake and is pushing to remove all... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Examining CA GOP's Recent Vote

Examining CA GOP's Recent Vote

The California Republican Party made history this past weekend when members voted overwhelmingly to accept a gay... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Powerful Md. Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Powerful Md. Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection

Powerful U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, will not seek... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Voters to Weigh in on Plastic Bag Ban

Voters to Weigh in on Plastic Bag Ban

Voters will decide on whether to ban plastic bags in California. Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
NJ Officer Meets President Obama

NJ Officer Meets President Obama

Although cops are used to being called to important gatherings, a New Jersey officer was shocked to discover who she... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Congresswoman Cracks Down on Liquid Detergent Pods

Congresswoman Cracks Down on Liquid Detergent Pods

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo counties) is set to introduce the tougher laws surrounding... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

Even After Veto, Keystone Fight Not Over

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that "the fight's not over" in the political battle to approve the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Villaraigosa Won't Run for US Senate

Villaraigosa Won't Run for US Senate

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Tuesday he will not run for the U.S. Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Runoff for Rahm: Chicago Mayor Fails to Clinch 2nd Term

Rahm Emanuel failed to clinch another term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday, as Associated Press projections showed him... Watch »

Feb 25, 2015
Shirakawa Pleads No Contest in Mailer Case

Shirakawa Pleads No Contest in Mailer Case

Disgraced former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Jr. pleaded no contest late Monday acknowledging... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Clinton Offers Glimmers of White House Aspirations

Clinton Offers Glimmers of White House Aspirations

Hillary Clinton spoke at the Lead On: Watermark's Silicon Valley Conference for Women in Santa Clara Tuesday, amid... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Fails to Advance Homeland Security Funding Bill

Senate Democrats blocked GOP efforts to advance a bill that would ensure funding for Homeland Security but defund... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Will Kamala Harris Win US Senate Seat by Default?

Will Kamala Harris Win US Senate Seat by Default?

It’s been a month since California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced her candidacy for the U.S. Watch »

Feb 23, 2015
Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Va. First Lady Sentenced to 1 Year, 1 Day for Corruption

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on corruption charges... Watch »

Feb 21, 2015
Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

Jail Time for Ex-Va. First Lady? McDonnell Corruption Case Sentencing

If prosecutors get their way, former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell could become the first modern-day... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Giuliani: Obama Doesn't Love You, Me or America

Democrats are assailing former Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying President Obama doesn't love America -- and they're... Read »

Feb 19, 2015
Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Ex-Va. 1st Lady Faces Sentencing for Corruption

Lawyers for Maureen McDonnell have asked the same judge who sentenced former Gov. Bob McDonnell to two years in... Read »

Feb 19, 2015

"My Own Man": Jeb Bush Presents Foreign Policy Vision

Jeb Bush outlined his view of American foreign policy on Wednesday, endorsing a philosophy of "liberty... Read »

Feb 18, 2015

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