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DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 16:  Kids pose for a photo in front of the campaign bus of republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson after church services at Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church  on August 16, 2015 in Des Moines , Iowa. Ben Carson attended Sunday church services before campaigning at the Iowa State Fair.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ben Carson Gains Support As The Other Political Outsider

Ben Carson’s genial way of politicking is proving to be a draw for voters who like Donald Trump’s status as a outsider but not his belligerence.

08/27/2015

DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 16:  Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson looks on during church services at Maple Street Missionary Baptist Church  on August 16, 2015 in Des Moines , Iowa. Ben Carson attended Sunday church services before campaigning at the Iowa State Fair.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Carson Says ‘Political Class’ Shouldn’t Pick The President

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has been holding court with hundreds of Iowans, declaring that he can be president of the United States.

08/16/2015

July 1923:  Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865 - 1923), the 29th American President, smiling.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

DNA Proves President Harding Fathered Child Out Of Wedlock

DNA testing is rewriting a chapter in presidential history, this one from the Roaring ’20s.

08/13/2015

PASADENA, CA - JULY 30: President Jimmy Carter photographed at Vroman's Bookstore on July 30, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Paul Redmond / Getty Images)

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Reveals He Has Cancer

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he has cancer and will undergo treatment at an Atlanta hospital.

08/12/2015

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Biden Expected To Decide About Race After Weeklong Retreat

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife are retreating from Washington for a week in South Carolina with little on their schedule but a momentous decision to make: whether he should run for president.

08/08/2015

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Former Gov. Robert Ehrlich Not Running For President

Former Gov. Robert Ehrlich says he isn’t running for president, and he has no plans to run for U.S. Senate, either.

08/03/2015

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Obama To Extend College Aid Grants To Some Prison Inmates

More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars.

07/31/2015

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Ex-President George H.W. Bush ‘In Good Spirits’ After Fall

A spokesman for George H.W. Bush says doctors are pleased with the progress the former president is making since he fractured a bone in his neck during a fall last week.

07/19/2015

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Obama Unveils High-Speed Internet Help For Low-Income Homes

Calling the Internet a 21st century necessity, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled a program to bring faster Internet connections to more low-income households, particularly to help students living in public and assisted housing stay ahead in school.

07/15/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 30:  Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks during an event to announce his candidacy for a presidential campaign May 30, 2015 at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland. O'Malley was the third Democrat, after former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), to throw his hat in the ring for the Democratic nomination.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

O’Malley Campaign Raises $2 Million For Democratic Contest

Martin O’Malley’s campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination says the former Maryland governor has raised $2 million.

07/15/2015

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Obama Commutes Sentences Of 46 Convicts

President Barack Obama is cutting the prison sentences of 46 convicts as part of a broader effort to make the criminal justice fairer and ease the punishment of those serving more time than their crimes warranted.

07/13/2015

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Capital Panel Gives Final Approval To Eisenhower Memorial

A long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower is gaining design approvals to potentially move forward.

07/09/2015

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