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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Monday that she would not have approved the use of a private email server -- like the one Hillary Clinton used when was in the job -- for any deputy working under her.
A formerly incarcerated person -- and later President -- named Nelson Mandela once said, "For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."
To put it in American terminology, it was a home run. Or a slam dunk. Or, given the multiplicity of issues, it was a hat trick.
President Obama on Sunday dismissed Republicans opposed to same-sex marriage as living in another era, saying the national conversation had moved beyond whether gays and lesbians deserve equal marriage rights.
Sen. Ted Cruz topped the presidential straw poll for the third year in a row Saturday at the annual Values Voter Summit in Washington.
Conservatives at the Values Voter Summit cheered Friday morning when they learned that House Speaker John Boehner was retiring. Friday afternoon, they cheered again when someone suggested the next establishment Republican to lose his job should be Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
President Barack Obama said the news that House Speaker John Boehner is resigning from Congress was a "surprise," and he called him "a patriot."
The campaign for Jeb Bush, anticipating a competitive primary season, is forming an aggressive presence in states beyond the four that will vote in February -- Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina.
An email chain between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and then-commander of U.S. Central Command David Petraeus from January and February 2009 is raising questions about whether some of the emails on Clinton's private email server were mistakenly deemed personal and not included among the 55,000 pages of emails she turned over to the State Department.
Ben Carson's presidential campaign says it's close to having raised $20 million in the traditionally slow summer fundraising quarter, a figure that would be the largest announced haul of any Republican so far this cycle and give the insurgent new political durability.
The U.S. intelligence community now thinks Russia may have embarked on its military buildup in Syria because Moscow believes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may not be able to hang onto power and it wants to position itself to back a proxy if the regime were to collapse. It is a view shared by the Pentagon, Defense officials told CNN.
The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats met on Saturday for the first time since their countries reached a historic nuclear deal in Vienna.
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor came to the defense of John Boehner late Friday, chiding conservative congressional Republicans for wanting "only Hail Mary passes" from the party's leadership and seeking unrealistic goals.
The White House said Friday that the U.S. and China have agreed to not engage in cyber theft for commercial gain against one another.
A high-wattage collection of Hollywood studio chiefs and technology big-wigs convened at the White House Friday for a state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping, even as cybertheft of American trade secrets remains a major point of contention between Washington and Beijing.