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Senator Hillary Clinton delivers an "editorial response" to SNL's parody of this week's Democratic debate with Amy Poehler who plays Clinton on the show, March 1, 2008. (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty)

Hillary Clinton tends bar, impersonates Trump in 'SNL' cameo

10/04/15 12:53AM

If Hillary Clinton doesn't become president, maybe she'll consider bartending.The Democratic front-runner played a sympathetic bar keep named "Val" opposite Kate McKinnon's celebrated impression of Clinton in Saturday Night Live's season premiere on NBC.In the sketch, McKinnon's Clinton is blowing off some... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks about his tax plan during a news conference, Sept. 28, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Julie Jacobson/AP)

Donald Trump defends gun rights in wake of Oregon college shooting

10/03/15 10:38PM

As nine families in Roseburg, Oregon struggle to come to terms with the sudden and senseless loss of their loved ones at the hands of a 26-year-old gunman, the political world is figuring out what, if anything, can be done to stop it from happening again.Out on the campaign trail in Franklin, Tennessee, folks awaiting Donald Trump had all but... read more

Vice President of the United States Joe Biden speaks on stage during the 2015 Concordia Summit at Grand Hyatt New York on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty)

Biden and Clinton court LGBT community while offering differing tones

10/03/15 10:07PM

Vice President Joe Biden told gay rights activists in Washington Saturday that LGBT equality would come easier now, just hours after Hillary Clinton warned the same group further change would be difficult.Biden is close to deciding on a 2016 presidential bid against Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner, and the LGBT community is an important... read more

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) sits in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Jason Chaffetz to launch bid for House speaker

10/02/15 06:31PM

Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will launch a run for speaker of the House, NBC News confirms.The Utah congressman's entry into the race - which he will officially announce Sunday - sets up a contentious fight for the speakership with House Majority Leader Kevin... read more

In this Sept. 30, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump talks during a campaign stop in Keene, N.H. (Photo by Steven Senne/AP)

Donald Trump backs out of Q&A with Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

10/02/15 04:00PM

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has pulled the plug on his highly-anticipated question-and-answer session next week with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the group announced on Friday.Trump’s decision was  “motivated by the concern of being ‘put on trial,’” the organization’s  communications director,  Ammar Campa-Najjar,... read more

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks to voters during a town hall meeting at the Ocean Reef Convention Center on Sept. 22, 2015 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty)

GOP candidates' positions on guns unchanged after Oregon shooting

10/02/15 02:28PM

In the aftermath of a deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, presidential candidates have been responding and addressing the issue of gun control, which inevitably arises in the aftermath of a mass shooting. And their positions are not much different than after previous mass shootings.Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who once received an ... read more

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the Concordia Summit in New York, Oct. 1, 2015. (Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)

Joe Biden: 'I'm not Bernie Sanders'

10/01/15 08:20PM

Vice President Joe Biden, who is close to making a decision on presidential run against the Vermont Senator, said Thursday night that he’s not Bernie Sanders but is instead a “realist.”Speaking to the Concordia Summit on public-private partnerships in New York City, Biden mentioned his potential rival in an aside about lingering issues with the... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Keene, N.H., Sept. 30, 2015. (Photo by Gretchen Ertl/Reuters)

Trump reverses himself on accepting Syrian migrants

10/01/15 12:28PM

In New Hampshire Wednesday night, Donald Trump stated that any migrants coming to the United States are "going back" if he becomes president."I'm putting people on notice that are coming here from Syria as part of this mass migration, that if I win, they're going back!" he said, adding: "They could be ISIS ... read more

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a town hall event at Keene High School Sept. 30, 2015 in Keene, NH. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty)

In New Hampshire, Donald Trump puts Syrian refugees 'on notice'

09/30/15 09:43PM

Keene, New Hampshire — Back in New Hampshire for his first time since his comments about Muslims, Donald Trump was greeted by a few thousand cheering fans — and he was fired up.Trump riffed about his new tax plan and spent a fair amount of time outlining the plan's specifics. But in typical Trump fashion, he didn't stop there.On the... read more