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Pressure Builds on Paul Ryan to Run for House Speaker

Oct 9
The pressure is on Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2012, to run for House speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden decision to abandon his campaign for the post.

Carson Says Armed Jews Would Have 'Diminished' Holocaust

Oct 9
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggests the Holocaust would have been "greatly diminished" if German Jews had been armed with guns.

GOP Tumult After McCarthy's Withdrawal From Speaker Race

By Alan Fram | Oct 9
Jolted by political lighting for the second time in two weeks, House Republicans are staring at turmoil and uncertainty after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's astonishing decision to abandon his campaign to become the chamber's next speaker.

Huckabee: Obama's Treatment of Kim Davis Proves He Only 'Pretends to Be' Christian

Oct 8
According to Mike Huckabee, the real test of how real a Christian you are all boils down to how nice you are to Kim Davis.

Clinton Plan Seeks to Crack Down on Wall Street Abuses

By Lisa Lerer | Oct 8
Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to crack down on bad behavior by Wall Street by punishing individual investors, financial managers and traders for misconduct, saying they will be "prosecuted and imprisoned."

Rupert Murdoch Suggests Obama Isn't Real Black President

Oct 8
The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, is suggesting that President Barack Obama isn't a "real black president."

Ben Carson Defends Comments on Oregon Mass Shooting, Gun Control

Oct 8
Dr. Ben Carson says people in a mass shooting situation should rush a gunman and "overwhelm him so that not everybody gets killed."

Boehner Booked to Visit Jimmy Fallon

Oct 7
Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner is joining the parade of politicians to visit late-night TV.

As Clinton Campaigns, Complications With Her Old Boss Arise

By Lisa Lerer and Kathleen Hennessey | Oct 7
As Hillary Clinton looks for ways to distinguish her ideas from those of President Barack Obama, the relationship between the man in the White House and the woman who hopes to replace him has grown increasingly complicated.

New York Mayor, Who Worked for Clinton, Meets with Sanders

Oct 7
New York City mayor and former Hillary Clinton campaign manager Bill de Blasio has met with her rival Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

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