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2 Anti-Gay Ala. Congressmen Get Campaign Bucks From Sarah Palin

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 3
Former half-term Governor of Alaska and failed 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been busy playing Santa Claus in Alabama to a pair of anti-gay congressmen with money from her political action committee Sarah PAC.

Proof of Trump's Charity Giving Elusive

By Jeff Horwitz | Aug 3
Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country's most generous citizens, according to an Associated Press review of his financial records and other government filings.

Biden for President? Allies Mulling Clinton Challenge

By Julie Pace & Josh Lederman | Aug 2
Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and dying earlier this year.

Super PAC Backing Ted Cruz Gets $10 Million Donation

By July Bykowicz | Aug 1
Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well.

Christie, Others Turn to McCain's Town Hall Playbook in 2016

By Kathleen Ronayne and Jill Colvin | Aug 1
Driven to "desperation," McCain decided to meet as many people as possible at as many of the Q&A events as he could. It took months for the strategy to pay dividends, but when it did, McCain was packing `em in.

Multi-Ethnic Coalition Urges Tournaments to Drop Trump's Golf Courses

By EDGE | Aug 1
A coalition of 40 prominent U.S. Latino advocacy organizations launched a petition urging the LPGA, the USGA and the PGA of America to remove all of their future tournaments from Donald Trump's golf courses or risk losing business.

Grudge Match :: Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville on 'Best of Enemies'

By Frank J. Avella | Jul 31
Modern TV punditry can be traced to the 1968 debates between Gore Vidal & William F. Buckley, Jr. at the national political conventions. Directors Robert Gordon & Morgan Neville discuss their film "Best of Enemies," which chronicles their bitter rivalry.

New 'Daily Host' Host Says Tenor Will Change, Not Targets

By Lynn Elber | Jul 30
Incoming "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah said politics and the media will remain targets of the program but the perspective will be distinctively his.

Perry Dials Back Christian Appeal in Iowa, Cites Job Record

By Will Weissert | Jul 30
Rick Perry bragged to an Iowa crowd about the strong economy in Texas, but in a state where evangelicals wield political influence, he didn't mention religion until 25 minutes into his address, and only then when asked about it.

Conservative Move Against Boehner a Sign of Discontent

By Matthew Daly and Alan Fram | Jul 29
An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP.

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