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White Supremacist David Duke Announces US Senate Run With Praise for Donald Trump
White supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced a run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana in a web video today, linking his campaign to the message of Donald Trump ’s presidential bid. “I was the first major candidate in modern times to promote the term and policy of ‘America
The Latest: Senators Want Info. About Driver in US Illegally
Louisiana's U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for information about the driver of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring 36
The Latest: Louisiana Flood Victim Surprised by Obama Visit
President Barack Obama tours Louisiana community where flood debris line the curbs, surprising one homeowner with his appearance
Obama Vows Support for Louisiana After the 'Cameras Leave'
President Barack Obama is promising a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave."
The 2009 Discovery of Terrorists in Kentucky Comes Full Circle
A group of at least 10 U.S. senators wants to know whether the government has any more information about a security breach that led to a six-month shutdown of the Iraqi refugee program five years ago, and whether the United States has information on any other suspected terrorists who might have
The Note: The Joe Biden, Paul Ryan Split Screen
NOTABLES --PAUL RYAN IS WILLING TO BE SPEAKER BUT…: Rep. Paul Ryan said that he's willing to run for the House speakership, replacing Rep. John Boehner, if he garners the support of three key Republican groups, ABC’s BENJAMIN SIEGEL reports. Ryan has given the Republican Study Committee, the
How Kim Davis, David Vitter's Vices and a Big-Rig Trucker Could Steer the 2016 Conversation
It may feel like the 2016 race to the White House has sucked all the oxygen out of politics. But the living, breathing state of smaller-scale politics is on full display in three governor’s races that have seen lively debates over immigration and gay rights, the scope of the federal government and
Amy Schumer Says Her 'Heart Is Broken' After Deadly Shooting in Louisiana
Amy Schumer said her heart is broken after a deadly shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thursday night. The shooting was reportedly during a showing of her new movie, "Trainwreck," according to the Associated Press. Schumer tweeted: My heart is broken and all my thoughts and
Congress Seeks a Screening of 'The Interview' and Wants to See 'Director's Cut'
Congress is looking to get into the movie business. Not for just any movie, of course. Before Sony Pictures announced today that there would be a "limited theatrical release" of "The Interview," there was a growing bipartisan call for Washington to host a screening of the Seth Rogen-James Franco