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Chris Coons Ready to Stump for Biden in Iowa

NEWARK, Del. — If Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., decides to run for president in 2016, Sen. Chris Coons is ready to hit the campaign trail.

Ex-Hill Intern Makes Facebook Fortune, Joins White House

A 24-year-old former Capitol Hill intern who has already struck it rich with an app bought by Facebook has joined the White House as the first ever “Director of Product.”

Donald Trump Tries To Clear Air With Hispanic Business Group

Billionaire Donald Trump — the Republican presidential candidate who has claimed credit for launching a divisive debate within the party about illegal immigration — will clear the air with American Hispanics in a public forum next month.

Iran Deal on the Verge of Senate Success (Updated) (Video)

Update 2:36 p.m. | NEWARK, Del. — The Democratic senator who holds the seat long occupied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has put the Obama administration on the verge of victory on the Iran deal.

Obama's Alaska Climate Action Call Skips Over Congress

It probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that President Barack Obama didn’t bother mentioning Congress when he made his remarks on climate change in Alaska late Monday. Republican leaders, after all, uniformly vilify his efforts to clamp down on carbon emissions.

Local Toque Lobbies City to Show Kingsman Field Some Love (Updated)

Updated 12:58 p.m. | Restaurateur Teddy Folkman is imploring fellow pet owners to hound the DC Department of Parks and Recreation about taking better care of a dilapidated dog park.

Wasserman Schultz in Tough Spot on Iran Deal

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is in an unenviable position.

Report: Hensarling's Ex-Im Bank Opposition Costs Dallas

With the Export-Import Bank’s charter now expired for two months and counting, pro-Ex-Im businesses are putting new pressure on the House Republicans behind the effort to shut down the federal credit agency.

Does David Vitter Have Something to Worry About?

Two-term Republican Sen. David Vitter started his bid for Louisiana governor as a solid, if not prohibitive, favorite. But Pelican State watchers believe that Vitter’s prospects look less certain now than they did six months ago.

McConnell Expects to Cut Budget Deal, Avert Shutdown (Video)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that funding the government is the top challenge facing him when he returns to the Capitol next week.

Ted Cruz Praises Donald Trump, Holds Fire on Boehner

Sen. Ted Cruz said next week’s rally outside the Capitol with Donald Trump will get more eyeballs and TV cameras with the fellow Republican presidential candidate in attendance.

Canada Border Wall Idea Smacked by Rand Paul, Patrick Leahy

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker may think that a wall along the U.S.-Canada border is a “legitimate” idea to look into, but two U.S. senators think it’s “dumb” and “terrible.”

Alaska Visit, Denali Naming Highlights Obama's Bucket List

President Barack Obama’s renaming of Mount McKinley to Denali has raised the hackles of Speaker John A. Boehner, but the rest of his Alaska trip may rile the GOP even more as the president highlights the effects of climate change and his go-it-alone plans to tackle it.

Lindsey Graham Questions New Hampshire Man's Virility

Sen. Lindsey Graham is fond of saying federal entitlement programs will go broke if there’s not an influx of new workers, but he seldom gets a volunteer when he suggests there should be a new baby boom.

HOH Word of the Week: McKinley'd and Denali'd

Upon further reflection of the Obama administration’s decision to revert the name of Alaska’s Mount McKinley to its traditional name, Mount Denali, HOH offers a twofer word of the week selection.

Sticking It to the Man at the Minnesota State Fair

Has politics gone to seed at the Minnesota State Fair?

Hassan Waits to Choose Her Adventure in New Hampshire

DOVER, N.H. — Gov. Maggie Hassan stands in front of a green screen. To her left, a stick-on motif on the wall prompts her to “Choose Your Adventure Here.”

Internal Poll Shows Cresent Hardy Leading Potential Challengers

Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., leads all four of the potential Democratic opponents in head-to-head matchups for his 4th District seat, an internal poll conducted for his campaign and obtained by CQ Roll Call shows.

Boehner's Latest Fight With Obama? Renaming Mount McKinley

For many in the state of Alaska, Sunday was a day for rejoicing. But for Ohioans such as Speaker John A. Boehner, that was not the case.

Larry Kudlow Says He Would Challenge Blumenthal Over Iran Deal

Conservative economist and media figure Larry Kudlow says he’s talked to national Republicans about running for Senate in Connecticut.

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