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RickSantorum-052815.jpg A crowded Republican presidential field has received two more long-shot candidates, as former Senator Rick Santorum, R-Penn., and former New York Gov. George Pataki have both thrown their hats into the ring.

GOP-052815.jpg With the field widening just about every day, the results of a new Quinnipiac University National poll released on Thursday showed there remains no clear front-runner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

water-052715.jpg As part of an effort to cement his environmental legacy, President Barack Obama announced his administration is implementing a new rule to clarify which waters are protected by federal law.

Hillary-052715.jpg An order issued by a federal judge on Wednesday requires the State Department to release batches of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails every 30 days. The ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras calls for the rolling production of the emails to begin on June 30th.

Vergennes-052715.jpg Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., formally kicked off his long shot campaign for president at an event in Burlington on Tuesday. Sanders described his campaign as a political revolution to transform the country economically, politically, socially and environmentally.

Justice-042412_26May15.jpg In a blow to President Barack Obama, a federal appeals court upheld an injunction against the president's controversial executive actions on immigration. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans issued the 2 to 1 ruling Tuesday afternoon.

JoeBiden-050712_26May15.jpg In an apparent damage control effort by Washington after U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Iraqi forces showed no will to fight ISIL in the city of Ramadi, Vice President Biden spoke with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Monday to reaffirm U.S. support for the Iraqi government's fight against the terrorist group.

Obama1-052115.jpg Despite the fall of the key Iraqi city of Ramadi, President Barack Obama does not believe the U.S. is losing its fight against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State or ISIS. Obama acknowledged losing Ramadi to ISIS control was a "tactical setback" but argued the city had been vulnerable for a long time.

hillaryclinton2-051915.jpg Responding to questions from reporters for the first time in several weeks, Hillary Clinton reiterated Tuesday that she wants the emails from her time as Secretary of State to be made public as soon as possible.

hillary-051915.jpg Rejecting a State Department proposal to release all of Hillary Clinton's emails at once next January, a federal judge has called for the documents to be released over time. U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras ordered the "rolling production" of the documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.

Hillary-Email-051915.jpg Emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private account won't be released until January 15, 2016, the State Department revealed in a court filing Monday night. The State Department filing, in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, said it would be labor intensive and time consuming to review 55,000 pages of communications.

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