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She's going to run and there's nothing anyone can do to stop her. So goes the conventional wisdom surrounding Hillary Clinton's potential bid for the White House in 2016. And why shouldn't the former Secretary of State be the inevitable Democratic nominee? She's a household name, a prodigious fundraiser, and well-liked within her own party. Show More Summary
The race to become Virginia's next attorney general remains in flux nearly a week after election day. Republican Mark Obenshain led Democrat Mark Herring by a little over 1,000 votes the day after the election, but that advantage whittled away to a toss-up as more exact results came in over the following days. Show More Summary
The archbishop of Naples, Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, told reporters last week that people who pollute the environment are "not in the grace of God" and cannot receive Catholic communion. Sepe made his comment at the tenth annual convention of Greenaccord, a Christian environmental group. Show More Summary
U.S. Soldiers with the 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, California Army National Guard, prepare to raise the American flag at Multinational Base - Tarin Kowt, Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, Aug. 5, 2013. The flags are replaced periodically due to wear from harsh Afghanistan weather conditions. U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jessi Ann McCormick.
Most Americans assume that Silicon Valley, a shining beacon of US economic growth, will give a lot of dough back to Uncle Sam over the next few years. But thanks to a controversial loophole in US tax code, 12 tech companies—including...Show More Summary
On Thursday afternoon, Right Wing Watch, an offshoot of the progressive group People for the American Way that monitors the public statements of prominent figures on the religious right, had its YouTube account suspended at the request of an anti-gay former Navy chaplain who is running for a seat in the Colorado legislature. Show More Summary
The economy added 204,000 jobs in October, according to jobs numbers released Friday by the Labor Department, despite the two-week government shutdown that put thousands temporarily out of work, and which economists predicted would dampen last month's numbers. Show More Summary
Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn spoke with MSNBC's Martin Bashir and Joy Reid this week about why New Jersey governor Chris Christie is under fire from his own party despite his conservative credentials. Watch here:
A Marine with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, fires the M777 howitzer during a battery defense battle drill at Arta Range, Nov. 3, 2013. A five-person gun crew can fire as many as five rounds per minute. Show More Summary
Today, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) introduced a bill that would ban all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The legislation, titled the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act," is a close companion to the bill that the House...Show More Summary
On Thursday, Twitter made its much-anticipated trading debut at the New York Stock Exchange. The social-media giant is trading under the ticker symbol "TWTR." And when it came time to ring the opening bell, Twitter's founders and CEO...Show More Summary
In his first year in Washington, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) has distinguished himself by suggesting that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States and arguing that an unprecedented default would be good for the global economy...Show More Summary
Soldiers of the 184th Security Force Assistance Team (California National Guard) conduct basic range training in Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2013. The 184th SFAT's mission is to advise and assist the Afghan Uniformed Police in Uruzgan Province. U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Alex Flynn.
The House and Senate are in the middle of ironing out the differences between their two separate versions of the farm bill, the $1 trillion piece of legislation that funds agriculture and nutrition programs. The House GOP is fighting...Show More Summary
Currently, Washington, DC's pro football team, the [Redacted], has the distinction of being the only team in the NFL whose name is a racial slur. A little more than 50 years ago, it had another unfortunate distinction: It was the last...Show More Summary
While most Americans went to the polls on Tuesday with nothing more than the fate of some politicians and a few ballot measures at stake, residents of 11 counties in Colorado got to decide whether or not they want to secede and form their own state. Show More Summary
Lance Cpl. Joshua Anderson, a crew chief with Headquarters and Support Company, 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, maneuvers an AAV-7 Amphibious Assault Vehicle aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 17, 2013. Show More Summary
U.S. soldiers help each other inspect their equipment before a combat training jump into Bunker drop zone at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, Oct. 22, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Markus Rauchenberger.
In retrospect, maybe the sodomy part was a mistake. Republican Ken Cuccinelli goes into today's gubernatorial election in Virginia expected to lose to Democrat Terry McAullife, a man who missed the birth of a child to attend a fundraiser and once downed shots of Puerto Rican rum on morning television. Show More Summary
The GOP has gleefully jumped on media reports about Americans having their health insurance plans nixed because of Obamacare. "Obama lied. My health plan died," conservative blogger Michelle Malkin wrote in September, referring to President Barack Obama's promise that people who liked their health insurance plans could keep them. Show More Summary