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Consumer Bureau Is a Political Football in Both Party Platforms

Democrats vow to defend newest agency while GOP blasts CFPB “bureaucrats.”

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Clinton Promises VA Reform Will Be a Top Priority If She’s Elected

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s Monday speech marked a departure from last fall, when she said the department’s problems were not as “widespread” as some claimed.

Play of the Day: Wrapping Up the GOP Convention

The Republicans' weeklong party is over.

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America's Rejection of the Politics of Barack Obama

The president’s belief in policies that can benefit all Americans is being repudiated by voters, in favor of a vision of politics as a zero-sum game.

On Politics

The Democrat That Republicans Really Fear Most

Delegates in Cleveland answer a nightmare question: Would they take four more years of Barack Obama over a Hillary Clinton presidency?

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., attends a roundtable discussion on religious freedom with the regional interfaith community in Sterling, Va., Thursday.

Clinton's Vice Presidential Pick Has a Record of Supporting Federal Employees

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has backed efforts to protect the pay and benefits of federal workers and service members.

Tolo TV staffers work in the control room of their office in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The $2.6 Billion Investment in Afghan IT Infrastructure Is Apparently Paying Off

Watchdog reports rare success in the multi-agency effort to rebuild the war-torn nation.

House Panel Demands That Agencies Describe Hatch Act Compliance

Chaffetz and Cummings seek definitions of political events and travel decisions.

“The security for massive events like a national political convention is business as usual for the Secret Service, but they deserve our praise and appreciation for this incredible effort,” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said.

More Than 4,000 Feds Provided Security at GOP Convention

DHS Secretary Johnson praises joint effort led by Secret Service.

On Politics

Why Democrats and Republicans Speak Different Languages

The Republican National Convention proved yet again that the GOP talks about America and U.S. policy with an entire unique vocabulary. It hasn’t always been this way.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech Thursday in Cleveland.

For Trump, It’s Not Morning In America Anymore

His nomination speech was full of complaints and bluster but failed to show he would solve the country’s problems.

That stage definitely screams "humble."

Play of the Day: Donald Trump 'Humbly' Accepts the Nomination

Nothing says "humility" like a gold backdrop and your name in a huge font.

On Politics Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine address an audience in Virginia on July 15.

The Five Most Likely Contenders to Be Hillary Clinton's Vice President

There were many that speculated that Clinton might select Elizabeth Warren in order to shore up the further-left reaches of the Democratic party.

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