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  • Jeb Bush shakes up GOP race for president, could face divisive fight

    Jeb Bush shakes up GOP race for president, could face divisive fight
    Making plain what he has vaguely hinted, Jeb Bush instantly scrambled the still-early 2016 presidential race Tuesday by announcing he would form a political action committee allowing him to explore a possible White House bid. “The PAC’s...
  • Emanuel rakes in $533,000 more with campaign donor limits off

    Emanuel rakes in $533,000 more with campaign donor limits off
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has raked in another $533,000 for his re-election run, almost all of it thanks to the fact that the state's campaign contribution limits don't apply to the mayor's race. Much of Emanuel's latest campaign haul, reported to state...
  • U.S. Senate confirms Obama nominee for senior State Dept post

    The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Antony Blinken as the country's No. 2 diplomat on Tuesday, as Democrats pushed to approve some of President Barack Obama's choices for government posts before Republicans control Congress next year. Senators...
  • Senate approves new surgeon general

    The Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday, as Democrats pushed to approve some of President Barack Obama's stalled choices for government posts before Republicans take power in Congress next year....
  • Greek Syriza poll lead narrows ahead of key presidential vote

    Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party is more popular than Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' New Democracy but its lead has narrowed, an opinion poll showed early on Tuesday, a day ahead of the first round of a crucial presidential vote. The survey...
  • Naval officials honor Sen. Mark Kirk's service in retirement ceremony

     Naval officials honor Sen. Mark Kirk's service in retirement ceremony
    WASHINGTON — A military retirement ceremony was held Monday at the Pentagon for Sen. Mark Kirk, the Illinois Republican who spent 23 years in the Navy Reserve, his spokeswoman said. Kirk, who suffered a major stroke in January 2012, retired from...
  • Rauner inaugural events: $25,000 to be a lead sponsor, $125 for concert

    Rauner inaugural events: $25,000 to be a lead sponsor, $125 for concert
    Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner has announced the first details of next month's inaugural festivities, including an offer of lead sponsorships at $25,000 and dinner at $1,000 per person. "We are planning for an open and accessible event that everyone...
  • Investors see Greek upheaval ring-fenced from rest of euro zone

    Greece's future in the euro zone may hang in the balance once more, but investors believe the market fallout from any current political turbulence can be insulated, unlike during the region's sovereign debt crisis of 2012. Investors are betting that a...
  • McAuliffe: $28 million for new voting machines

    McAuliffe: $28 million for new voting machines
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe called Monday for a $28 million upgrade of voting machines used across the state, and said he'll include a bonding package for the money in his upcoming budget. That would put digital scan machines into every precinct in Virginia by...
  • Barney Frank on practically everything

    Long a legislative lion for Democrats, Barney Frank retired from Congress two years ago. But he remains famously shrewd and caustic, feisty and funny, as well as the most prominent gay politician in the nation. With current roiling debate over the...
  • Turkey's Erdogan to start chairing cabinet meetings, extending power

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will begin chairing cabinet meetings in January, senior officials told Reuters on Tuesday, extending his power as head of state even without the full presidential system he has long coveted. Erdogan, who dominated...