GOP candidates clash in Colorado

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Sparks flew between the Republican candidates for president during two debates held Wednesday night in Colorado.

GOP presidential debate takeaways

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The top 10 leading GOP candidates debated for more than two hours in Boulder, Colorado on Wednesday night. Here are takeaways from the debate.

Paul Ryan's run for Speaker of the House

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Rep. Paul Ryan announced Thursday that he is officially running for speaker of the House, and he is likely to be elected next week.

Sanders, Clinton dominate Dems debate

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Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders dominated the stage at their first debate Tuesday night.

5 closest U.S. presidential elections

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Here are five of the closest presidential races in U.S. history since 1840 as compiled by Yahoo!.

Which presidents were most unhealthy

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The health of a president can change the attitude of a nation -- or the course, if he dies. Take a look at how healthy some of our past leaders were.

10 most athletic presidents

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Find out who are the buffest bodies to sit in the Oval Office.

Celebs react to first presidential debate

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See what some of the biggest names on Twitter were saying about the presidential debate on Wednesday night.

First ladies and their causes

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First lady Michelle Obama worked out with trainers from "The Biggest Loser" at the White House as part of her national Let's Move! initiative. Take a look at…

Actors who have played presidents

Michael Douglas in 'The American President'

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Many actors over the years have been elected to play the highest office in the land in film and television. Here's a look at some of them.

America's Least Likely Presidents?

George W. Bush

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Which of America's presidents would have been named "least likely to succeed" by their high school classmates?

Scenes from Super Tuesday

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10 spectacular political meltdowns

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The collapse of a politician is often a painfully public process. Here are 10 famous breakdowns.




Statewide recounts rarely lead to change in winners

The presidential recount vote underway in Wisconsin is costing millions of dollars, diverting county workers from their normal end-of-year duties…


Shilling campaign declares victory after recount complete

State Senator Jennifer Shilling declared victory Friday after the recount in the 32nd State Senate District concluded.