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Obama-Oil-tax-020516.jpg As President Barack Obama runs the last lap of his second presidential term, he might be wading into muddled waters, although with a good motive. The President is reportedly considering a proposal to tax oil companies in order to fund green energy initiatives.

Hillary-Sanders-101415.jpg Following a virtual dead heat in the Iowa caucuses, tempers were a little more frayed than usual when Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders went head to head Thursday in the latest national debate. Squaring off at the University of New Hampshire five days before that...

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was the apparent winner in Monday's Democratic Iowa caucuses, holding off upstart challenger Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders by less than 1 percent. Clinton was viewed from the start as the likely successor to the mantle of leadership from President Barack...

Texas Senator Ted Cruz scores an upset win Monday in the Iowa Republican caucuses as the hunt for the presidential nomination moved into the next phase. According to all of the polls and projections heading into the vote, business mogul Donald Trump was expected to win going away - but with 99 percent...

RepublicanParty-080515.jpg Businessman Donald Trump may not have participated in Thursday evening's Republican debate, but the remaining participants still had plenty of strong words for each other even without the bombastic GOP frontrunner.

Hillary-Sanders-101415.jpg The three remaining Democratic candidates for president made the most of a nationally televised audience Monday night, just seven days ahead of the Iowa caucuses. Appearing separately in a town hall format at Drake University in Des Moines, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Senator...

RepublicanParty-080515.jpg There were seven men on the stage, and they put forth seven different visions for the future - but they all agreed on one point: They all think Barack Obama has done a lousy job of running the country. Squaring off Thursday evening in North Charleston, South Carolina in the sixth Republican primary...

Obama-speaking-011216.jpg The future of the United States can continue to be bright, President Barack Obama said in Tuesday's State of the Union Address - but before that can happen, the nation's broken and bitterly partisan political system must be fixed.

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