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The decision capped a wild week in which Kitzhaber seemed poised to step down, then changed his mind, but ultimately bowed to calls from legislative leaders that he quit the state's top job.
'City of Brotherly Love' is cited for its place in American history, along with hosting past political gatherings.
George P. Bush files the paperwork to campaign for a state office in Texas. George P. Bush is the nephew of former President George W. Bush, and son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. The campaign files don't disclose what office Bush might seek.
Biden jokes about 2016 presidential bid in a phone conversation in Florida. Is this a Biden joke or is the veep serious about a 2016 run?
People protest in Hong Kong on Oct. 11 against what they say is the abuse of pro-democracy protesters by Hong Kong police.
Colin Powell endorsement: The former Secretary of State said he's backing Obama for reelection. The endorsement comes while Colin Powell says he's still a Republican.
Richard Mourdock, the GOP candidate for US Senate in Indiana, said in a debate Tuesday that pregnancy after a rape was "something that God intended to happen." After the debate, Richard Mourdock issued a statement clarifying his remark.
'Horses and bayonets' was the key phrase picked up in social media from the third presidential debate. Why 'horses and bayonets'?
When it comes to presidential debates – and most other things – Mitt Romney is a stickler for the rules. Watch for it during Monday's presidential debate.
The Obama vs. Romney presidential debate was the most tweeted event in U.S. political history. Hot Facebook and Twitter topics: Big Bird, Jim Lehrer, and Mitt Romney's victory.
Sen. Barack Obama gave a speech to black clergy in 2007 saying the Bush administration's handling of hurricane Katrina "was colorblind in its incompetence." Conservatives now say Obama used racially charged rhetoric.
In a second video posted Wednesday, Scott Brown supporters' war whoops are heard as Brown criticizes Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage. Brown apologized for staff members shouting war whoops and performing tomahawk chops during a rally days earlier in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.
Todd Akin is getting $250,000 in support from the Freedom's Defense Fund. But the Republican National Committee isn't supporting Todd Akin.
Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan, took some shots at Mitt Romney and Granholm talked about the number of auto industry jobs saved.
Caroline Kennedy says President Obama 'has the quality my father most admired in public life – courage.' Caroline Kennedy spoke Thursday at the Democratic National Convention.
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