Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is seeking the Democratic party's nomination for president, gives a speech on democratic socialism and his vision “for creating an American future based on economic and social justice, along with environmental sanity.”
President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to a star-studded list of Americans Nov. 24, for their accomplishments in public service, entertainment and sports.
A super PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate John Kasich released a Web video clipping together some of business mogul Donald Trump's most provocative comments.
President Obama spoke from the White House briefing room Nov. 25, after a meeting with members of his national security team.
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says he wants to see in abortion legislation and slams Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for what he calls "radical" views.
Donald Trump met a look-a-like supporter at a rally for the Republican presidential candidate in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Nov. 24.
Speaking at a rally in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended statements he made regarding Muslims celebrating in the aftermath of 9/11 and blasted the "liberal" media.
At a rally in South Carolina, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said that "we would not have gotten Osama bin Laden without waterboarding."
Speaking at a rally in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said that he predicted terrorism.
Republican presidential candidate said on Tuesday that if he became president that he would do away with gun-free zones.
A Russian jet was shot down by Turkish warplanes on Nov. 24. It's the first time since 1952 that a NATO jet shot down a Russian jet.
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