Politics

Capitol Hill staffer recalls vacation with best friend, reporter Alison Parker days before her murder

Friends Alison Parker and Katy Summerlin on vacation near Ashville, N.C., in last August 2015, days before Parker was murdered. ((Katy Summerlin)) This is a story about two friends. Two best friends. Alison and Katy. And as part of a last-gasp-of-summer getaway, the besties rented a cabin in the North Carolina woods near Asheville late last week alongside Alison’s parents and ...

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Jeb Bush wins endorsement of 75 more military veterans

FILE – In this Aug. 19, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaks in Londonderry, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File) EXCLUSIVE –  A 75-member group of military veterans, including Medal of Honor recipients and former Navy SEALs, will announce their endorsements of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for president at an event in the ...

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Passion gap: Why the media favor a fiery Trump over a lukewarm Jeb

There was a moment on Wednesday evening that seemed to capture the state of the Republican race. The cable networks repeatedly trumpeted that Donald Trump and Jeb Bush were holding dueling town hall meetings in New Hampshire, about 20 miles apart. Fox even dipped into Jeb’s appearance for a couple of minutes, but broke away when Trump started speaking. Suddenly ...

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Understanding Hillary’s entitlement

**Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut:• Understanding Hillary’s entitlement• Let ‘em talk!• GOP Sixteeners face education exam• Trump hits the hall amid ‘birthright’ uproar• Pssst…. UNDERSTANDING HILLARY’S ENTITLEMENTThe press and public are apparently in need of a history lesson to understand why Hillary Clinton feels entitled to do as she does. Clinton’s ...

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12 Medal of Honor recipients to endorse Jeb Bush for president

Aug. 14, 2015: In this Aug. 14, 2015 photo, Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) EXCLUSIVE –  As he begins his two-day swing through the crucial early voting state of South Carolina on Monday, Fox News has learned that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will ...

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Clinton dismisses controversies surrounding Benghazi, emails at event

Hillary Clinton defended her handling of the 2012 Benghazi attacks and her use of a private email server as secretary of state, dismissing the controversies as “partisan games” in a speech in Iowa on Friday. “They’ll try to tell you it’s about Benghazi, but it’s not,” Clinton said, pointing to Republican-led congressional inquiries that she said had “debunked all the ...

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Clinton touts $350B college affordability plan, faces stiff opposition

Aug 10, 2015: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announces her college affordability plan at Exeter High School, N.H. (AP) Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton announced a $ 350 billion plan Monday to make college more affordable, calling for a “new college compact” designed to reduce the growing burden of student debt. However, the plan faces a difficult sell to both ...

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With Social Security disability fund going broke by 2016, Congress set for partisan, election-year showdown

FILE: July 29, 2015: House members leave Capitol Hill for August recess, in Washington, D.C. (AP) The 11 million Americans who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts next year unless Congress acts. Social Security’s trustees say the disability trust fund will run out of money in late 2016, a presidential election year, which would trigger an automatic 19 percent ...

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