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Capitol Police to Congress: No More Drunken Parties!

Capitol Police Tells Congress to Avoid 'Embarrassing' Conduct During Parties

Originally posted 03/25/2015 02:55PM

Who knew the halls of Congress can get any rowdier than the debate over Obamacare?

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10 Surprising Discoveries About Michelle Obama from Her New Biography

UpdatePosted 03/20/2015 11:30AM

10 Surprising Discoveries About Michelle Obama from Her New Biography

Originally posted 03/20/2015 07:55AM

Michelle Obama may be our best-dressed FLOTUS yet, but did you know she once was denied the "Best Camper" award because she swore too much?

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Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns from Congress

Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns from Congress

Originally posted 03/17/2015 03:15PM

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock has announced his resignation from Congress.

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New Hampshire Mom: Senator Ted Cruz Did Not 'Terrify' My 3-Year-Old Daughter

New Hampshire Mom: Senator Ted Cruz Did Not 'Terrify' My 3-Year-Old Daughter

Originally posted 03/16/2015 01:45PM

Video of 3-year-old Julia Trant questioning, in a tremulous-sounding little-girl voice, Senator Ted Cruz's assertion that "the world is on fire" caught fire itself over the weekend. But the headlines were all wrong, her mother tells PEOPLE.

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Did Secret Service Agents Drunkenly Crash Car into White House Barrier?

Originally posted 03/12/2015 10:25AM

More trouble for the embattled Secret Service: two high-ranking agents have been moved to "non-operational" duty, a Secret Service official tells PEOPLE, while officials investigate allegations that the pair drove a government car into a security barrier at the White House after a late night of drinking.

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Hillary Clinton Defends Use of Private Email Account: 'It Was More Convenient'

Hillary Clinton Defends Use of Private Email Account: 'It Was More Convenient'

Originally posted 03/10/2015 03:45PM

Hillary Clinton has responded to critics accusing her of not being transparent in using a private email system, saying it was simply easier to rely on one phone.

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Hillary Clinton Tweets as Troubles Mount: Let Them See My Email

Hillary Clinton Tweets as Troubles Mount: Let Them See My Email

Originally posted 03/05/2015 02:40PM

Responding for the first time to political oddsmakers and cable news anchors buzzing about whether she was hiding something with her private email account for official State Department business, Hillary Clinton took to Twitter just before midnight Wednesday to address the matter herself.

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Did a Missouri Politician Shoot Himself over Rumors He Was Jewish?

Did Missouri Politician Tom Schweich Shoot Himself over Rumors He Was Jewish?

Originally posted 02/27/2015 04:30PM

Seven minutes before police were called to his Clayton, Missouri, home to investigate the sound of a single gunshot, Tom Schweich called a friendly editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and calmly offered the paper an exclusive interview for later that day.

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Idaho Lawmaker's Head-Scratching Question Wins Him Female Anatomy Lesson

Idaho Lawmaker's Head-Scratching Question Wins Him Female Anatomy Lesson

Originally posted 02/24/2015 02:30PM

A male Idaho lawmaker speaking in favor of an anti-abortion bill got a brief – and guffaw-inducing – primer on lady parts after asking if doctors could perform gynecological exams remotely by having women patients swallow small cameras.

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Jeb Bush's Wife Took Out Loans to Buy More Than $40,000 Worth of Jewelry in a Single Day

Jeb Bush's Wife Took Out Loans to Buy More Than $40,000 Worth of Jewelry in a Single Day

Originally posted 02/24/2015 12:50PM

Jeb Bush's famously low-key wife, Columba Bush, is getting a lot of attention for her expensive taste in jewelry.

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