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Former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani said Thursday that had the three new suspects tied to the Boston Marathon bombing case come forward earlier, they "probably" could have saved the life of Officer Brian Collier, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology policeman who officials say was killed by one of the two bombing suspects.
Poll numbers released Thursday show that if former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, it's likely to be hers at this point.
A survey of Republicans found nearly half agreed that "an armed revolution in order to protect liberties might be necessary in the next few years."
Without fanfare, President Obama signed legislation Wednesday canceling furloughs of air-traffic controllers that had resulted in airport delays.
Former EPA chief Lisa P. Jackson went so far as to impersonate a chimerical assistant "Richard Windsor," according to the latest bizarre twist in the congressional investigation into the agency's troubled transparency record.
President Obama nominated veteran Rep. Mel Watt Wednesday to head the regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and picked one of his top campaign fundraisers to lead the Federal Communications Commission.
Proclaiming Wednesday a national day of prayer, President Obama urged the nation to pray for victims of recent tragedies including the terrorist bombings in Boston.
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A North Carolina man asked a chief federal judge in New York to "appeal" or "stop" a lower-ranking judge's order to make a morning-after pill available to women of all ages without a prescription.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, already lagging in the polls, is taking heat for his claim that the state's unemployment rate remains higher than the national average in part because too many of his constituents are on drugs.
Fifty-four percent of voters want President Obama's health care law repealed, said a Fox News poll released Wednesday.
Freshman GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is reportedly weighing a run for the presidency.
President Obama will nominate a loyal fundraiser Wednesday to lead the Federal Communications Commission, the White House confirmed.
Voters, by a 41 percent to 37 percent margin, say they're more likely to vote for a Democrat than a Republican in the 2014 midterm elections, said a poll released by Quinnipiac University Wednesday morning.
South Carolina's former Gov. Mark Sanford — who's political star fell with an adulterous affair that led to his divorce — has received a new endorsement in his run for Congress: It's from Hustler magazine guru Larry Flynt.
The daughter of Sandy Hook Elementary School Principal Dawn Hochsprung, who was killed in December's shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., confronted Sen. Kelly Ayotte during a testy town hall meeting Tuesday in Warren, N.H.
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