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Meet the First GOP Lawmaker in Texas to Back Gay Marriage

By EDGE | May 24
As an anti-gay marriage letter circulated around the Texas House Republican caucus, one GOP lawmaker is breaking ranks with the party and has become the first Republican lawmaker in the state to publicly support same-sex marriage.

After Break, Senate to Reconsider Patriot Act Extension

By Ken Dilanian | May 23
Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.

Huckabee Blasts the Media for Reporting on the Duggar Sex Scandal

By EDGE | May 23
TLC and the hate group who used to employ their son may be running from the Duggars like rats off a sinking ship, but Mike Huckabee is hanging in with them.

The Grand Ole' Party, the Sunshine State, and the 2016 Election

By Ian Maloney | May 23
Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush refuse to evolve on the issue of LGBT equality despite the overwhelming evidence that the rest of the country has had a profound shift toward that equality.

President Palin?: Former Gov Hints at 2016 GOP Bid

By EDGE | May 22
Is there room for one more in the GOP presidential hopeful clown car?

Archives Show Hillary Clinton OK'd Tax Breaks for Nonprofits

By Stephen Bruan and Jack Gillum | May 22
As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations.

Letterman Jokes About Jeb Bush's Position on Gay Marriage, Iraq

By EDGE | May 20
During his final week on the air, David Letterman took some time out for some jabs at Jeb.

AP Source: House Panel Subpoenas Hillary Clinton Confidant

By Matthew Daly | May 20
A longtime confidant of Hillary Rodham Clinton has been subpoenaed to testify before a special House panel investigating the deaths of four Americans at the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, according to an official familiar with the probe.

Ex-Councilman Wins Crucial Primary for Philadelphia Mayor

By Michael R. Sisak and Maryclaire Dale | May 20
A veteran Philadelphia councilman who is likely to become the city's next mayor credited a coalition of union members, immigrants, public school parents and others for his easy victory in a crowded Democratic primary.

State Dept. Plans Release of Clinton Emails By Next January

May 19
The State Department has proposed releasing portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton by next January.

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