UNITED STATES - AUGUST 4: Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaks during the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Bureau of Prisons: First-Hand Accounts of Challenges Facing the Federal Prison System" on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

3 More Senators To Support Iran Nuclear Deal

The Iran nuclear agreement gained the backing of three more senators — Cory Booker of New Jersey, Mark Warner of Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota.


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Trump Signs Pledge To Back GOP’s 2016 Presidential Nominee

Donald Trump says he has signed a Republican loyalty pledge to back the GOP’s 2016 nominee for president and skip a potential third-party bid.


MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 01:  Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush attends a town hall style meeting with high school students at La Progresiva Presbyterian School on September 1, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Jeb continues to campaign for the Republican nomination.  (Photo by Johnny Louis/FilmMagic)

Stephen Colbert One-Ups Jeb Bush Raffle With 1 Of His Own

Jeb Bush, a scheduled guest on Colbert’s first night hosting CBS’ “The Late Show” on Tuesday, recently sent a letter to potential supporters raffling off a “VIP ticket” to the taping in exchange for a $3 donation to his presidential campaign — a move a CBS entertainment spokesman said wasn’t a coordinated tie-in with the show.


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Maryland’s 56th Governor, Marvin Mandel, Dead At 95

Marvin Mandel, Maryland’s 56th governor has died at the age of 95.


MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 28:  Democratic Presidential candidate  U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)  speaks at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting on August 28, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Most of the Democratic Presidential candidates including Sanders , Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley and Lincoln Chafee are attending at the event. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Sanders Says He Would Be Prepared To Use Military Force

International rivals would be mistaken to assume he wouldn’t be prepared to use military force if that’s what circumstances required, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said in an interview that aired on Sunday.


WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 23:  Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks during an event at the Truman Center for National Policy July 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. O'Malley discussed the need for additional Wall Street reforms while speaking with former Congressman and House Finance Committee Member Brad Miller (D-NC).  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Ethics Board To Examine O’Malley’s Purchase Of Furniture

An assistant attorney general in Maryland has asked for a state ethics commission to rule on whether former Gov. Martin O’Malley’s purchase of furniture from the governor’s mansion violated rules on state property.


NASHVILLE, TN - AUGUST 29:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NFRA) Presidential Preference Convention at Rocketown on August 29, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. GOP front runner Donald Trump leads most polls in the race.  (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Says He’ll Decide On Third Party Bid Soon

Donald Trump says he’s going to make a decision once and for all about whether he’ll mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president.


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Gov. Hogan Begins Fourth Round Of Chemo

Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to begin his fourth round of chemotherapy today.


SHERIDAN, CO - AUGUST 25: Former Florida Governor and GOP Presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks at a town hall meeting at the VFW Post 9644 August 25, 2015. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Bush Campaign Raffling Off Ticket To Colbert Debut

Jeb Bush isn’t just going to be a guest on Stephen Colbert’s late-night debut on CBS. He’s turned it into a fundraising opportunity.


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Poll: Low Marks For Grading Teachers Based On Kids’ Tests

The Gallup Poll released Sunday found 55 percent opposed linking teacher evaluations to their students’ test scores. Among those with children in public schools opposition was stronger, at 63 percent.


Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, points to an attendee at the Iowa State Fair Soapbox in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. The Iowa State Fair is expected to host 18 presidential candidates and runs until Aug. 23. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Birthright Citizenship Debate A Distraction, GOP Rivals Say

The debate over a controversial proposal to end the automatic granting of citizenship to children of people in the U.S. illegally is a distraction from what the nation really needs to do to stem the tide of illegal immigration, several Republican presidential candidates said Sunday.


AMES, IA - JULY 26:  Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to guests gathered for a campaign event at Iowa State University on July 26, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. Although Clinton leads all other Democratic contenders, a recent poll had her trailing several of the Republican candidates in Iowa.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Democrats Urge Clinton To Offer Better Explanation Of Emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among elected Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry is taking a toll on her presidential campaign.