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Today in Politics: Pope to Take His Pulpit Into a House Divided

The pope addresses Congress on Thursday morning and will try to speak across the widening gap between party lines.

Donald Trump Quits Fox News (Again) After O’Reilly Appearance Is Canceled

An exchange of accusatory statements added to the growing feud between the Republican presidential candidate and the cable news network.

2016 Presidential Debate Dates and Sites Are Announced

The first presidential debate of the 2016 general election will be on Sept. 26 in Dayton, Ohio.

Today in Politics: A First-Time Visitor to Washington Plans to Hit All the Sights

All eyes, including President Obama’s and those of the gathering thousands, on Wednesday will be on the pope.

Hillary Clinton Says She Opposes Keystone Pipeline

Mrs. Clinton, who had said that she was waiting for the Obama administration to take a position on the pipeline, told an audience in Iowa that it was not "in the best interests of what we need to do to combat climate change."

In Interview, Donald Trump Denies Report of Father’s Arrest in 1927

Donald J. Trump responds to questions about a 1927 report in The New York Times that listed his father as among those arrested in response to a Klu Klux Klan rally that had turned violent in Queens

Donald Trump Threatens to Sue Club for Growth Over Ad Campaign

Donald J. Trump is threatening to sue the conservative Club for Growth unless it stops running advertisements asserting that he wants to raise taxes if elected president.

Bernie Sanders Joins Rally of Striking Federal Workers to Call for Wage Increase

Bernie Sanders used the pope's visit to amplify his call for a wage increase for federal workers by joining a rally of striking government workers at a Washington church.

Ben Carson Can’t Change Subject After Contentious Muslim Remark

"I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation," Ben Carson said on "Meet the Press" on Sunday. The Republican candidate for president has had a hard time discussing anything else since.

Jeb Bush Plans to Alter Federal Regulations to Invigorate Economy

Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida outlined a series of proposed changes to federal regulations, arguing that the Obama administration has stifled economic growth.

First Draft Focus: On the Edge of Their Seats for the Pope

Chairs were arranged for Pope Francis's visit to Capitol Hill this week as the sun rose in Washington on Monday. The photo was taken from the speaker's balcony, where the pope will wave to the crowd on Thursday.

Hillary Clinton to Present Health Care Plan

Hillary Rodham Clinton will present a proposal to decrease the cost of prescription medication, as part of a series of campaign events devoted to health care policy and how she would build on the Affordable Care Act.

Today in Politics: Pope Arrives in a Washington That’s Hoping to Hear Only What It Wants

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin may have followed former Gov. Rick Perry of Texas off the trail to “clear the field,” but Washington is gaining both a boldface name and hundreds of thousands of members in his entourage.

Scott Walker Quits the 2016 Presidential Race

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, short of support and money, suspended his campaign for president.

Timeline of Scott Walker’s Presidential Campaign

Two months after announcing a presidential bid in which he promised to "wreak havoc" upon Washington, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is ending his run.

Scott Walker Said to Be Quitting Presidential Race

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin has concluded he no longer has a path to the Republican presidential nomination and plans to drop out of the 2016 campaign, according to three Republicans familiar with his decision.

Ben Carson’s Comments Stir Anger Among Muslims

Muslim advocates called for Ben Carson to leave the presidential race after saying that he was opposed to a Muslim being president.

Donald Trump Holds Q. & A. in Video Twitter Chat

Donald J. Trump answered questions in a video Twitter chat, part of his strategy of using social media, rather than traditional advertising, to reach voters.

New Poll Offers Hillary Clinton Some Comforting News

Hillary Rodham Clinton drew the support of 42 percent of registered Democrats and independents who lean Democratic, expanding her lead over Senator Bernie Sanders (24 percent) in the CNN/ORC International survey.

Hillary Clinton, in Louisiana, Gets a Health Care Challenge From Bobby Jindal

Hillary Rodham Clinton has a campaign stop in Louisiana, where the governor there, the Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal, hopes to gain some attention with their differences on health care.

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