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Brian Sandoval

Brian Sandoval, Nevada Governor, Withdraws Name From Supreme Court Consideration

Feb 25, 2016 02:21 PM EST

Brian Sandoval has removed himself from consideration as a Supreme Court justice.

President Obama

Obama: Supreme Court Nomination Will Be Made This Year, 'Constitution Is Pretty Clear'

Feb 17, 2016 02:48 AM EST

President Obama said Tuesday that the Constitution is clear about what is supposed to happen.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton: Scalia's Replacement Will Be Somebody The Senate Has Previously Confirmed

Feb 16, 2016 09:39 AM EST

"We've got some judges on the courts of appeals, they were confirmed 99 to nothing," Clinton said Monday

Antonin Scalia

Antonin Scalia Replacement Opinions And Choices, Battle Begins

Feb 15, 2016 05:56 AM EST

The death of Antonin Scalia has started a battle of opinions in the charged up political atmosphere in the United States.

President Barack Obama

Antonin Scalia Death: President Obama Responds, Calls Justice 'A Brilliant Mind' (VIDEO)

Feb 14, 2016 11:00 AM EST

President Obama said that he would soon nominate a successor to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia after his death.

President Barack Obama

State of The Union: President Obama Releases Trailer (VIDEO)

Jan 07, 2016 04:43 AM EST

The president is going a little unorthodox for his final State of the Union address.

Nikki Haley

State Of The Union: Gov. Nikki Haley To Deliver GOP Response

Jan 05, 2016 04:52 PM EST

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley had a strong 2015.

Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah

Jon Stewart Returns To ‘The Daily Show’ For The First Time To Blast Congress (VIDEO)

Dec 08, 2015 12:59 PM EST

Former host Jon Stewart returned to "The Daily Show" to discuss the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.


Senate Democrats Block Bill That Would Stop Federal Funding To Sanctuary Cities

Oct 20, 2015 05:11 PM EDT

Senators voted 54-45 on the procedural measure to end debate on the sanctuary city legislation.


GOP Chairman Demands Mitch McConnell Resign

Sep 28, 2015 02:13 PM EDT

Roger Villere, Louisiana GOP Chairman, is calling for Mitch McConnell's resignation.

Planned Parenthood Funding Remains Thanks To Filibuster

Planned Parenthood Funding Saved In Senate

Sep 25, 2015 03:40 AM EDT

With a little help from some Republican friends, the Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would cut off funds to Planned Parenthood.


Senate Democrats Block Bill That Would Ban 20-Week Abortions

Sep 22, 2015 01:02 PM EDT

If enacted, the billwould ban abortions after 20 weeks except in cases involving rape, incest or when the mother's life is at risk.

McConnell and Reid

Senate Dems Again Block Iran Deal Disapproval; McConnell Ties New Vote To Iran's Recognition Of Israel

Sep 16, 2015 03:09 AM EDT

With a 56-42 vote, the Republican-led Senate failed to get the 60 votes needed to advance the legislation.

Iran deal

75 Of World's Top Nuclear Nonproliferation Experts Announce Support for Iran Deal

Aug 18, 2015 11:43 AM EDT

The Iran Nuclear Deal has gained support from 75 of the world's top nuclear nonproliferation specialists, yet concerns remain about passing the deal.


White House Announces New Program To Counter Heroin Epidemic In Eastern States

Aug 17, 2015 04:06 PM EDT

The White House Office of National Control Policy will be spending $2.5 million to fight the growing heroin epidemic in the eastern portion of the U.S.

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