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USsoldiers-092914.jpg While most Americans oppose sending ground troops into combat operations against the terrorist group known as ISIS, the results of a CNN/ORC International poll found that an even larger majority think the American military will still end up putting boots on the ground.

Seanhaugh-092914.jpg With incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Republican challenger Thom Tillis running nearly neck-and-neck in the North Carolina Senate race, the results of a new CNN/ORC International survey suggest that the race could be decided by the number of votes for Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh.

FI-OBAMA-052009_26Sep14.jpg While a majority of Hispanics continue to approve of President Barack Obama's job performance, the results of a Gallup poll show the president's approval rating among the ethnic group has fallen sharply.

Obama2-071610_26Sep14.jpg Just a few weeks after appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," President Barack Obama is scheduled to sit down for an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes."

ChuckGrassley-092614.jpg Following the announcement of Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, Republican lawmakers are urging President Barack Obama to take his time in nominating a successor.

MarkWarner-092514.jpg In a rare piece of good news for Democrats this election cycle, the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday show Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virg., with a sizable lead in the Virginia Senate race.

ericholder-092514.jpg U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his intention to resign on Thursday, with the move capping an eventful six-year tenure that was marked by run-ins with Republicans.

Rickscott-092514.jpg A new independent Quinnipiac University poll shows that the Florida gubernatorial race is too close to call.

Sbrownofficial-092414.jpg With news of the expansion of the U.S. military campaign against Islamic militants attracting considerable attention, Republican Scott Brown has launched a new campaign ad criticizing Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's, D-N.H., approach to the threat of terrorism.

Obama1-092414.jpg U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged the world to join the military coalition attempting to dismantle the "network of death" set up by the Islamic State, a Sunni extremist group also known as ISIS and ISIL. The appeal comes as the U.S. military has intensified its airstrikes against terrorist targets in Iraq and neighboring Syria.

RepublicanDemocrat-logo-060512_24Sep14.jpg Reflecting dissatisfaction with the Republican and Democratic parties, the results of a new Gallup poll showed that a majority of Americans continue to say a third majority political party is needed.

Obama1-092314.jpg Before heading to New York for meetings with other world leaders at the United Nations, President Barack Obama delivered a statement on Tuesday regarding U.S. airstrikes in Syria. Obama highlighted the fact that the U.S. was joined in the attack by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Bahrain, and Qatar.

DeptOfTheTreasury-092314.jpg With lawmakers failing to address corporate tax reform before adjourning for the campaign season, the Treasury Department announced Monday that it is taking targeted action to reduce the tax benefits of corporate tax inversions.

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key returned for a third term in office on Saturday with an emphatic victory in the general elections. The ruling National party won 48.1 percent of the vote, winning 61 of 121 parliamentary seats, up from 59 it won last term. The main opposition Labour Party managed...