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Does This Virginia Ex-Governor Have the Most Dysfunctional Marriage in Politics?

Virginia Ex-Governor Forced to Air Dirty Laundry in Court to Protect Himself

Originally posted 08/28/2014 07:30PM

Corruption charges, an overly abrasive first wife and an unraveling marriage. While it sounds like a storyline right out of Scandal, these are all scenarios popping up in court, as former Governor Bob McDonnell, a Republican from Virginia, faces public corruption charges.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: 'I Will Help Hillary Get Elected'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: 'I Will Help Hillary Get Elected'

Originally posted 08/27/2014 04:45PM

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand isn't positive Hillary Clinton will run for president, but the woman who took Clinton's former New York Senate seat would like to think so.

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Ferguson Residents Open Up to PEOPLE About How Their Lives Have Changed

Residents in the St. Louis Suburb of Ferguson Share Their Stories

Originally posted 08/27/2014 11:15AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr In the weeks following the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the city of Ferguson, Missouri, has been a hotbed for civil and racial unrest.

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Michael Brown's Father Pleads for Day of Silence

Michael Brown's Father Pleads for Day of Silence

Originally posted 08/25/2014 11:15AM

The father of a black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, pleaded Sunday for a "day of silence" as he lays his son to rest Monday.

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Ferguson Streets Quieter as National Guard Leaves

Ferguson Streets Quieter as National Guard Leaves

Originally posted 08/22/2014 06:15PM

As violent protests in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer subsided, National Guard troops began leaving Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday, and residents were emotional.

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Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Gets Mug Shot Taken

Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Gets Mug Shot Taken

Originally posted 08/19/2014 08:40PM

Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Indicted

Texas Governor Rick Perry Indicted

Originally posted 08/15/2014 07:25PM

A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption – making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's first indicted governor in nearly a century.

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Your New House Majority Leader Prepped Kevin Spacey for House of Cards – But Don't Be Alarmed | Kevin McCarthy

Meet Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House's New No. 2

Originally posted 07/31/2014 04:45PM

When Kevin Spacey was preparing to play ruthless House majority whip Frank Underwood on House of Cards, he turned to then-actual House majority whip Kevin McCarthy.

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Michelle Kwan, First Lady of Rhode Island? Husband Runs for Governor

Michelle Kwan's Husband Clay Pell Running for Rhode Island Governor

Originally posted 01/29/2014 11:15AM

Michelle Kwan is a decorated Olympic medalist, world champion and U.S. champion. But could she be adding one more title to the list – Rhode Island's first lady?

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Filed Under: politics, Michelle Kwan
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French President and First Lady Split Following Alleged Affair

French President Francois Hollande and Valérie Trierweiler Split After Alleged Affair

Originally posted 01/25/2014 02:10PM

C'est fini! After two weeks of embarrassing tabloid revelations, France's first couple has called it quits.

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Filed Under: Breakups, politics, Paris

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