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College Ends Student Health Plans Over Birth Control Coverage Mandate
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College Ends Student Health Plans Over Birth Control Coverage Mandate

Wheaton College in suburban Chicago says it will stop offering health insurance plans to students to avoid providing birth control coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The Christian liberal arts college announced the decision July 10 that ends health coverage for roughly... Read »

3 hours ago
Scott Walker Skips Cheez Whiz, but Avoids Swiss Gaffe, With Philly Cheesesteaks Order

Scott Walker Skips Cheez Whiz, but Avoids Swiss Gaffe, With Philly...

The governor of the nation's top cheese-producing state visited the capital of cheesesteaks on Tuesday and ordered... Read »

4 hours ago
Conservative Pushes Symbolic Vote to Oust Boehner

Conservative Pushes Symbolic Vote to Oust Boehner

Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina on Tuesday filed a resolution to vacate the chair, an initial procedural step. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
'Bald Is Beautiful': Maryland Governor Shares Photo After Chemo

'Bald Is Beautiful': Maryland Governor Shares Photo After Chemo

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, who is being treated for cancer, shared a photo of his new bald head on Facebook on... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus said Monday that he's not worried about Donald Trump eventually running for... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
'Third-World' NYC Airport LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt

'Third-World' NYC Airport LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt

Gov. Cuomo has introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport. The governor announced Monday afternoon... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Protest Held in LA Against Iran Nuclear Deal

Protest Held in LA Against Iran Nuclear Deal

Hundreds of protesters gathered to oppose the nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday afternoon at a federal building in... Watch »

Jul 26, 2015
2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on... Read »

Jul 26, 2015
Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

A Texas appeals court Friday dismissed out one of the two counts against former Gov. Rick Perry in the... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

Lindsey Graham won't be receiving any unwanted phone calls for the time being. A day after Donald Trump implored... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump has announced plans to visit the Mexico-Texas border this week, a trip that comes as he continues to... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Neil Young Gives $100K to Vermont GMO Labeling Law Defense

Neil Young Gives $100K to Vermont GMO Labeling Law Defense

Rocker Neil Young is lending his support to Vermont's efforts to label foods containing genetically modified... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Part of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's Sentence Vacated

Part of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's Sentence Vacated

Five of the counts on which former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted were overturned Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 22, 2015
GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run

GOP Field Grows to 16 as Ohio Gov. Kasich Announces 2016 Run

Ohio's John Kasich, a blunt governor who embraces conservative ideals but disdains the political sport of bashing... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Why Donald Trump Will Stick Around

Why Donald Trump Will Stick Around

Because he doesn't need tens of millions of dollars from wealthy donors — a notoriously risk-averse crowd — the... Read »

Jul 20, 2015
Rubio Cancels N.H. Visit Due to Illness

Rubio Cancels N.H. Visit Due to Illness

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has canceled a two-day campaign swing in New Hampshire due to illness.

The Florida... Read »

Jul 20, 2015
McCain Calls Trump's Comments 'Totally Inappropriate

McCain Calls Trump's Comments 'Totally Inappropriate

Senator John McCain says Donald Trump owes an apology to all the prisoners of war he served with. Watch »

Jul 20, 2015
Walker: Trump 'Needs to Apologize' for McCain Comments

Walker: Trump 'Needs to Apologize' for McCain Comments

Wisconsin Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Donald Trump "needs to apologize" for his... Read »

Jul 20, 2015
GOP Candidates Criticize Gun Ban in Military Offices

GOP Candidates Criticize Gun Ban in Military Offices

Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Donald Trump called Friday for an end to a ban on... Read »

Jul 17, 2015

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