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Obama: Attendees Of Africa Summit Will Be Screened For Ebola

U.S. President Barack Obama talks about the economy at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri, July 30, 2014.     REUTERS/Larry Downing

President Obama said Friday that some attendees of next week’s summit of African countries will receive health screenings for the deadly Ebola virus.

Gillespie Criticizes Sen. Mark Warner For Taxpayer-Funded Private Planes

12:57 PM 08/01/2014

Ed Gillespie, the underdog Republican in Virginia’s U.S. Senate race, is criticizing incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner for using taxpayer-funded private planes to jet around the state.

For First Time Ever, People Infected With Ebola Will Be In The U.S.

12:07 PM 08/01/2014

For the first time ever, people infected with the deadly Ebola virus will be inside the borders of the United States.

Eric Cantor Plans to Bolt From Congress Early

7:04 AM 08/01/2014

Eric Cantor, who stepped down Thursday as majority leader, says he now plans to leave Congress early.

NRSC Chairman Says Republicans Could Flip Up To 14 Senate Seats

5:31 PM 07/31/2014

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee said Thursday that the likelihood Republicans win back the Senate is better today than when he assumed leadership in 2012.

Benghazi Committee Holds Classified Briefing With FBI

3:38 PM 07/31/2014

The new congressional committee tasked with investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya recently met with the FBI as they ramp up the activities of their probe, according to a news release Thursday.

Herman Cain: I ‘Damn Near’ Won The 2012 Presidential Election

5:58 PM 07/30/2014

WASHINGTON -- Former Godfathers Pizza CEO Herman Cain has a rosy recollection of his run for president in 2012.

Ebola Outbreak Won’t Stop Obama’s Plans For Summit Of African Leaders

5:37 PM 07/30/2014

President Obama still plans to convene a three-day summit in Washington for leaders of African countries even though the continent is experiencing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a White House spokesman said Wednesday.

Conservative Female Candidate Fires Back After Analyst Calls Her ‘Frightening’

4:44 PM 07/30/2014

The campaign of a conservative woman running for Congress in Louisiana is firing back after an analyst of the non-partisan Cook Political Report called her "frightening."

Father Of Soldier Killed In Iraq Makes Moving Ad For Alaska Senate Candidate

11:40 AM 07/30/2014

The father of an army soldier killed in Iraq has filmed a moving ad in support of Dan Sullivan, the U.S. Senate candidate, ahead of next month’s Republican primary in Alaska.

Ted Cruz Predicts 2016 Will Bring ‘The Return Of Freedom To This Country’

5:50 PM 07/29/2014

WASHINGTON -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped hints during a speech to college-aged activists on Tuesday afternoon that he will run for president in 2016, predicting that conservatives will triumph in the next race for the White House.

Newt: Obama Might Grant Amnesty To Provoke Impeachment Calls

2:07 PM 07/29/2014

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that if President Obama moves forward with a rumored executive order to legalize five million illegal immigrants, he will be trying to provoke Republicans to impeach him because that would help Democrats in the midterm elections.

Boehner Rules Out Obama Impeachment: ‘A Scam Started By Democrats’

1:03 PM 07/29/2014

Despite frantic claims from the White House and Democrats that impeachment of President Obama is possible, Speaker of the House John Boehner ruled out the possibility of that happening on Tuesday.

Rand Paul To Travel Across Iowa In Presidential Campaign-Style Swing

7:03 PM 07/28/2014

In a campaign swing resembling that of a presidential candidate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul plans to make a three-day trip across Iowa next week, another indication that the libertarian-leaning Republican is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run.

Democratic Lawmaker Wants Congress To Install Pool At Capitol

5:48 PM 07/28/2014

A Democratic lawmaker from California has put out a zany press release calling for the installation of an “aboveground pool” in room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill.

Leaked Document From Senate Democratic Candidate: ‘Tremendous Financial Opportunity’ With Jews

2:23 PM 07/28/2014

Michelle Nunn -- the Democrat running in the very close U.S. Senate contest in Georgia -- has a problem on her hands now that an exhaustive campaign plan drafted by aides has leaked in the media.

Republicans Expected To Approve Lawsuit Against Obama This Week

11:12 AM 07/28/2014

House Republicans are expected to formally approve their lawsuit against President Obama this week.

A Waste? Alabama To Pay $75K To Use ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ On Signs

9:30 AM 07/25/2014

In Birmingham, they love the governor.

Poll: Voters Think Hillary Clinton’s $225K Speaking Fee Is Unfair

2:47 PM 07/24/2014

A majority of voters in Nevada think it is unfair for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to collect $225,000 when she appears at a University of Nevada-Las Vegas foundation fundraiser in October, according to a new poll.