Democrats to Face Off in 6 Primary Debates

The Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday that it will approve six presidential primary debates for those seeking the nomination beginning this fall. Each of the four early states — Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina — will host debates, the party announced. The move follows the Republican Party’s effective takeover the debates process following an internal review of its […]

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Obama Lays Groundwork for Post-Presidency

As America’s first black president, Barack Obama has walked a careful line on racial issues, trying to avoid controversy that could hurt his other priorities. As he prepares to become America’s first black ex-president, though, it is increasingly clear that he will not feel as hamstrung. Over the course of a long day Monday, Obama talked about the importance of […]

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President Obama to Name General Next Head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, led the Afghanistan war coalition in 2013-14 President Barack Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14, U.S. officials said […]

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Ben Carson Launches 2016 Presidential Campaign

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson launched a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, promising to run a different kind of campaign and proving the point with one of the most unusual campaign launches in recent memory. The Detroit event featured the candidate’s wife playing violin on “The Star-Spangled Banner,” a gospel choir covering Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” and a men’s vocal group […]

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