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Wendy Davis Announces Run for Texas Governor

Oct. 3, 2013, 7:36 pm EDT – State Sen. Wendy Davis announced today that she will run in 2014 for the Texas governor's office. More 

Senate Candidate, Stripper Exchange Twitter Messages

Sep. 26, 2013, 7:05 pm EDT – Cory Booker is the latest in a line of politicians finding his Twitter use criticized after an article publicized messages he sent to a stripper. More 

DeLay Money Laundering Conviction Overturned

Sep. 19, 2013, 7:08 pm EDT – Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay had his 2010 conviction on money laundering charges overturned by an appeals court today. More 

Jesse Jackson Jr. Auction Brings In Few Bidders

Sep. 17, 2013, 7:11 pm EDT – Bids have been few and low for items being auctioned off by the U.S. Marshals to pay off the $750,000 in campaign funds Jesse Jackson Jr. illegally spent. More 

Summers Withdraws From Fed Consideration

Sep. 15, 2013, 6:33 pm EDT – Larry Summers has withdrawn from consideration to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman. More 

Abercrombie & Fitch Wrongly Fired Muslim For Wearing Hijab

Sep. 9, 2013, 7:33 pm EDT – A federal judge ruled today that Abercrombie & Fitch violated anti-discrimination laws by firing a Muslim worker who insisted on wearing a hijab. More 

McCain Caught iPhone Gaming During Syria Hearing

Sep. 3, 2013, 7:31 pm EDT – Senator John McCain was caught playing poker on his iPhone during a lull in today's Senate Foreign Relations Committee on bombing Syria. More 

Court Declares San Bernardino Eligible For Bankruptcy

Aug. 28, 2013, 9:45 pm EDT – A federal bankruptcy court judge ruled that the city of San Bernardino, Ca. was eligible for bankruptcy protection. More 

Obama Rails Against High College Prices

Aug. 22, 2013, 6:44 pm EDT – President Barack Obama is pushing for lower college prices by linking federal aid to tuition costs and school quality, as determined by federal standards. More 

Wildfire Spending Tops $1 Billion This Year

Aug. 20, 2013, 7:35 pm EDT – The cost of putting out wildfires this year has just topped $1 billion as flareups in several Western states have taxed firefighting resources. More