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President Obama’s final two years in office will be more challenging after Sen. Mitch McConnell becomes Senate majority leader. Photo of Obama from screen grab, McConnell photo by John Sommers II/Reuters “I’ve been willing to compromise in the...
Loretta Lynch is a federal prosecutor for Eastern New York. Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images WASHINGTON — U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan...
Image courtesy of the World Health Organization One of the devastating aspects of the Ebola virus is the hands-off, highly sanitized burial of those who have died from the disease to ward off its spread. After months of dispatching burial teams to...
Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie is expected to speak on Tuesday’s race that has incumbent Mark Warner narrowly claiming victory. Photo by Travis Daub McLEAN, Va. — Republican Ed Gillespie is facing a choice whether to concede...
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Republican Ed Gillespie has conceded the Virginia Senate race to the Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner. Gillespie says he won’t seek a recount in the tight race even though state law entitles him to one. The latest...
Certified nurse practitioner Myra Tilson conducts a check-up on a patient at a Community Clinic Inc. health center in Takoma Park, Maryland, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, the same day health insurance exchanges opened their doors across the nation...