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McSally Wins Final House Seat

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In a race that had been closely contested, McSally defeated the Democratic incumbent Rep. Ron Barber by margin of only 167 votes.

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Jeb Bush To ‘Explore The Possibility’ Of Running For President


“As a result of these conversations…I have actively decided to explore the possibility of running for President of the United States,” Bush wrote in a statement posted to Facebook.

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Poll: Dems Want Hillary, But Not Unopposed

48% said that they would prefer an active primary fight.

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Report: Romney ‘Taking A Harder Look’ At Potential 2016 Bid


“There’s a core group of people around Mitt who think he should take another stab at it,” the report says.

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Louisiana Votes Saturday

Landrieu is expected to fall to Cassidy.

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Poll: Clinton Could Benefit From Obama’s Executive Action

The poll found that if Clinton supports renewing the order, 68 percent of Latinos would be very likely to support her.

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Rand Paul Announces 2016 Reelection Bid, Doesn’t Rule Out Presidential Run

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Paul told a local outlet that he would make the decision on a presidential run in “four to six months.”

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Portman Rules Out 2016 Presidential Run


Portman is running for reelection for his seat in the Senate, however, which coincides with the 2016 presidential elections.

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Schumer: Government Must Be “The People’s Champion” For 2016

“By using government in a direct and focused way, we will provide a shield against large forces that work against middle class families,” Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) said.

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McCain Pushing Lindsey Graham to Run In 2016

“I know of no one who is better versed and more important on national security policy and defense than Lindsey Graham,” Sen. John McCain said.

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By Leah Schwarting (TRNS) – Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal of the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs pledged […]

LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – December 20-22, 2014

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New E.U. sanctions against Crimea go into effect, Liberia holds elections and President Obama hits the Sunday morning talk show circuit.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 19, 2014

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President Obama disagrees with Sony’s decision to scrap release of “The Interview,” and Ban Ki-moon surveys Ebola-affected West Africa.

Obama: Benefits Of Keystone Would Be Minimal


“There is very little impact, nominal impact, on U.S. gas prices, what the average American consumer cares about,” Obama said.

Pentagon: Hagel Briefed Friday On Army’s Report On Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl, who was held in Afghanistan for five years as prisoner of a pro-Taliban group, was released in a prisoner exchange with five Taliban commanders previously held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in May.

Obama: Sony ‘Made A Mistake’ In Pulling Controversial Film


“We cannot have a society in which some dictator some place can impose censorship here in the United States,” Obama said.