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Portuguese Police Detain Ex-Premier in Fraud Case

| By Barry Hatton | Saturday Nov 22, 2014
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday.

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Gay Marriage Issue Now Linked to Ohio Senator

| By Dan Sewell | Nov 17
For better or for worse, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman's political future has become tied to same-sex marriage.

GOP Majority Status Tempts Republican Hopefuls

| By Steve Peoples and Charles Babington | Nov 16
An ambitious group of first-term Republicans may try to use the GOP's new majority status, and the opportunities it brings, as a springboard to the presidency in 2016.

Past and Future and a Possible Hillary Clinton Run

| By Ken Thomas | Nov 16
Bill Clinton always said presidential campaigns must be about the future, but Hillary Rodham Clinton's potential White House bid is bound to bring up the past.

Obama on GOP Shutdown Threat: Nonsense!

| Nov 16
President Barack Obama says the threat of a government shutdown by Republicans doesn't affect the timing of his executive action on immigration.

Republicans Mull Response to Obama on Immigration

| By Erica Werner | Nov 15
House Republicans debated Friday how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected executive action on immigration, with GOP leaders anxious to craft a solution that satisfies the demands of their most conservative members.

Vegas Bets on 'Duck Dynasty' Musical Extravaganza

| By EDGE | Nov 14
Just when you think you've heard everything. "The Duck Commander Family Musical" is slated to take the stage in Las Vegas this February.

College Students Defend Explicit Gay Sex Queries to Rick Perry

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 14
Students at Dartmouth College are defending a series of explicit questions on gay sex posed to Texas Gov. Rick Perry during a Sunday night Q&A.

GOP Used Car Salesman Tops Senior W.Va. Senator

| By Jonathan Mattise | Nov 13
Mark Maynard owns a used car lot, runs a towing business and spends his spare time on a professional drag racing pit crew. And despite not raising a dime for his Republican campaign he defeated West Virginia's longest-sitting state senator.

GOP Promises Cassidy a Committee Seat

| By Melinda Deslatte | Nov 12
Republicans have promised Bill Cassidy a seat on the Senate's energy committee if he defeats Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in Louisiana's runoff election next month, potentially undercutting one of her main arguments for re-election.

DeMaio Concedes Calif. House Race

| By Elliot Spagat | Nov 10
Republican Carl DeMaio on Sunday conceded defeat to incumbent Scott Peters in one of the nation's most hotly contested congressional races to represent a large part of San Diego.

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