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Bob Dole Returns to Save Kansas for Jittery GOP
Republican Kansas Senator Pat Roberts has had a tough few weeks. But the endangered Senator is set to receive a helping hand from "Kansas' favorite son."
5 Myths About Obama's ISIS Plan Debunked
It's been a pivotal week on the international stage, particularly when it comes to President Obama's plan to "degrade, and ultimately destroy" ISIS, the terrorist group. But the details of the plan can be confusing.
'Game of Thrones' Author Gives Senate Candidate A Boost
Who wouldn't want a V.I.P. movie screening with George R.R. Martin?
White House Intruder Had Knife, Claims to Be Iraq Vet
The man who jumped over a White House fence and made it all the way inside the executive mansion before being caught was carrying a 3 1/2-inch knife and told officials he was a veteran of three tours in Iraq, according to the complaint released today.
White House Partially Evacuated as Fence Jumper Gets Into Executive Mansion
Part of the White House had to be evacuated tonight after a North Lawn fence jumper briefly eluded security and made it all the way inside the executive mansion.
Sunday on 'This Week': Ambassador Samantha Power
This Sunday, as the campaign against ISIS intensifies, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power comes to ???This Week.??? And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the week???s politics, with Democratic strategist James Carville, ABC News contributor and Republican strategist Ana Navarro, Wall Street Journal...
Survivor of Boko Haram Kidnapping Recounts Escape
WASHINGTON -- Sleeping in her hostel, "Saa" remembers being awoken by the sound of gunfire last April.
"The Boko Haram people came into the school," the shy, young Nigerian woman quietly recalls.
Soon after, Boko Haram militants ordered her and other female students to gather in a courtyard while everything in the school was burned.
Using a pseudonym and covering her head with a scarf to conceal her identity, "Saa" emotionally detailed her capture and subsequent getaway Friday for the first time in public in the United States.
Excerpt: 'Duty' by Robert Gates
Excerpted from DUTY by Robert Gates. Copyright ?? 2014 by Robert Gates. Published in arrangement with Alfred A. Knopf, and imprint of The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House LLC. Author???s Note This is a book about my more than four and...
Chief Justice Roberts: Justices Scalia, Ginsburg Wouldn't Be Confirmed Today
?? LINCOLN, Neb. ??? Chief Justice John Roberts expressed concern today over the bitter partisanship gripping Washington, saying two sitting justices who sailed to confirmation would never make it through the Senate today. In a speech at the University of Nebraska College of Law, Roberts...
Defending Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Obama, Biden, Clinton rush to defend Democratic chairwoman.
Obama Says 'It's on Us' to Prevent Sexual Assault
President unveils campaign to prevent sexual assault on college campuses.
The First Foreign Policy Debate of 2016 Just Happened
The vote was on the American response to ISIS, but many senators had Iowa and 2016 on the mind.
Joe Biden Ends Gaffe-Heavy Week With Another Gaffe
Oh, Joe. Vice President Joe Biden managed to step in it this morning while speaking about domestic violence and sexual assault at the Democratic National Committee???s annual Women???s Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. After giving an impassioned plea to end such abuse, Biden closed his...
Watch: Joe Biden Ends Gaffe-Heavy Week With...Another Gaffe
Biden lauds former Senator Bob Packwood in speech on domestic violence.
Watch: White House Adamant There Will Be No US Combat Mission Against ISIS
The White House vows no boots on the ground, but says US troops could "forward deploy" with Iraqi forces.
Watch: US Intel Chief Tries Standup Comedy
James Clapper joked about the high standards the public expects of the intelligence community.
Watch: VA Official Links Deaths to Delays
Inspector General Richard Griffin admits that wait times may have contributed to the deaths of veterans.
Watch: Vice President Biden Visits Iowa
The vice president made an appearance in the first caucus state days after Hillary Clinton's visit.
Watch: Biden Rolls into Iowa With Nuns on a Bus
The nation's first Catholic vice president is traveling with an inspired group.
Watch: John McCain, John Kerry Face Off on ISIS
Things got heated between the secretary of state and the senator during a Senate hearing.
Watch: Joe Biden Refers to Asia as 'The Orient'
Vice President draws criticism for use of the term "the orient."
Watch: OIG Admits Phoenix Waitlist 'Contributed' to Deaths
Dr. John Daigh admitted to the Veterans Affairs Committee that delays caused by "secret waiting lists" contributed to deaths at the Phoenix, VA.
Watch: Senate Questions John Kerry on ISIS Plan
The secretary of state testifies in a Senate hearing about the president's plan to battle ISIS in Iraq.
7 Signs the 2016 Presidential Race Has Begun
A slew of possible presidential hopefuls are making a mad dash for Iowa.
Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready For Hillary
Some major Democrats stay distant from Clinton's presidential prospects.
Why Political E-Mails Are Getting Even Weirder
Like car salesmen itchy to make quota, political campaigns ooze with desperation as the first of each new month approaches. The Federal Election Commission counts donations monthly in an election year like this one, and candidates get eager to post impressive numbers before the deadline as signs of momentum and strength. So they soak their backers in pleadings, proddings, urgings, come-ons and sometimes even threats all via email -- a source of campaign fundraising that???s exploded over the last decade.
2014's Weirdest And Wackiest Campaign Ads So Far
As one campaign ad ironically admits, nobody likes political ads. But we think you???ll get a kick out of these. From castrated hogs to talking dogs, the ads may lack gravitas -- but they seem designed to attract attention.
Cory Booker Brings Selfie Obsession to the Senate
Cory Booker is trying to make selfies in our nation's cool again, one senator at a time.
Photos: Michelle Obama Tries Tai Chi in China
As she enters her 50s, a look at the first lady's life and times.