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Thad Cochran's campaign call with reporters was interrupted by a caller with a racially charged question.
After Mississippi's bitter Republican Senate primary runoff ended, the challenger in the race refuses to concede.
After being charged in an ugly campaign smear, a Mississippi tea party leader was found dead in an apparent suicide.
A tea party leader tied to alleged political dirty tricks that rattled Republicans in Mississippi and beyond is dead -- shot once in the head in an apparent suicide, according to police.
A strengthening economy and robust stock market traditionally mean general public satisfaction with government. Bringing soldiers home from war zones has always boosted presidential popularity. Not this time with this President.
When the stakes are highest, especially on cases with a distinct political bent, old habits die hard.
The U.S. Navy has promoted Vice Adm. Michelle Howard to admiral, making her the first female four-star officer in the Navy's 236-year-history, the White House said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama said Monday he was starting "a new effort to fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own, without Congress," adding that he directed his team to recommend steps he can take this summer and that he would then act on those steps "without delay."
The Obama administration is stepping up security for some flights headed to the United States from Europe and the Middle East, reflecting heightened concern that terrorists are developing more sophisticated bombs designed to avoid airport screening.
Rep. Robert Pittenger compares Obama's flurry of executive actions with those of other historical leaders, saying the President's unilateral actions circumvent the checks and balances of Congress
CNN on Thursday continues its series "The Sixties," which explores the decade of historically significant social movements, people and events. The new episode -- "A Long March to Freedom" -- focuses on the Freedom Summer of 1964 for a very notable reason.
The Obama administration is sending letters to all 50 states warning that it will limit road construction spending beginning August 1 unless Congress acts to fund a dwindling federal trust fund that helps pay for such projects.