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Gay Pride Marches Marked by Celebration and Mourning
Gay Pride marches took place across the country today, but the celebratory tone of the events was inter-spliced with poignant moments of mourning over the 49 men and women who died during the shooting massacre at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. New York, San
House Speaker Ryan Proposes Simpler Tax Code
House Speaker Paul Ryan is proposing a simpler tax code with lower rates for both families and businesses as he unveils the sixth and last installment of this "Better Way" campaign agenda for House Republicans
The Latest: Sanders Still Says He's 'Just Getting Started'
The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 7:41 p.m. Bernie Sanders still says he's "just getting started." He's talking about his "political revolution" that challenged Hillary Clinton's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination for a straight year — until she
After Capitol All-Nighter, Democrats Push on for Gun Control
Exhausted but exuberant, House Democrats vowed to fight on for gun control Thursday as they ended their high-drama House floor sit-in with songs, prayers and defiant predictions of success
Democrats End 25-Hour House Floor Protest Over Guns
Weary but jubilant House Democrats have ended their extraordinary sit-in on the chamber's floor more than 24 hours after it began
Responding to Trump, Clinton Says He Has 'No Answers'
Hillary Clinton pushed back against Donald Trump's questions about her religion and her competence Wednesday, casting him as a candidate with not much else to say about how he'd lead the nation
The Latest: Sanders Theme Thurs: 'Where We Go From Here'
The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York. Sanders, who has not formally left the presidential race or endorsed
The Buzz Around Rep. Xavier Becerra Possibly Being Clinton's VP Pick
As Donald Trump ’s lackluster fundraising raises questions about his ability to help down-ballot Republicans, Hillary Clinton met with House Democrats and assured them she will help try to win back the chamber this year. “I want the House,” Clinton told the room, according to Rep. Jim McDermott
Sanders Said He 'Doesn't Appear' to Be Nominee, Cites Campaign Lessons
Bernie Sanders inched closer Wednesday morning to admitting defeat in the race for the Democratic Party ’s presidential nomination . “It doesn’t appear that I am going to be the nominee,” he said during an interview with C-SPAN, when asked about whether he will speak at the party’s convention in
Democrats Could Slow Passage of Puerto Rico Rescue Bill
Skeptical Democrats could threaten passage of legislation to help debt-stricken Puerto Rico as it faces a $2 billion payment to creditors in just 10 days