Anti-vaxxer says Donald Trump asked him to lead a commission on vaccine safety

Donald Trump believes that vaccines cause autism, a claim doctors and scientists have debunked.

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'Jackie' Kennedy Movie: Separating fact from fiction

There's so much 'Jackie' gives us on the famous first lady, but how much of it is true?
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Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton: Where the candidates stand with voters right now

A new poll shows where the candidates stand with likely voters. Here's what you need to know.

Presidential polls Tuesday, Nov. 1: Trump takes 1-point lead over Clinton in tracking poll

Donald Trump takes a slim lead in a new tracking poll a week out from Election Day.
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Donald Trump polls: Where the candidate stands nationally ahead of Wednesday's debate

Here's what you need to know about Donald Trump's odds going into the final presidential debate.

Headed for Hofstra: 'Special Relationship' previews the upcoming presidential debates

Get ready for the Hillary Clinton v. Donald Trump showdowns with the Mic/Economist podcast.

'Special Relationship' podcast: The American presidency, in sickness and in health

Which U.S. president had secret surgery ... on a yacht?
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Before Hillary Clinton, the health of these 3 candidates also became a campaign issue

News of Hillary Clinton's overheating and coughing is not the first time a candidate's health has been prominent in the media.

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5 of the Biggest Moments in Democratic National Convention History

1924's convention was extremely racist — and went on for ages.
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How Elizabeth Warren Is Winning Without Even Running

Hillary Clinton is reading from Warren's playbook.
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One Insensitive Hashtag Shows Just How Much Hillary Clinton Scares Republicans

It's as dumb as you'd think.

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5 Ways Conservative Media Is Getting 'The Hillary Papers' All Wrong

They show a side of her we should all be celebrating.
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JFK's Legacy Is a Messy Symphony, Rife With Unresolved Debates

In many ways, the man's legacy embodies America itself.
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D.C. Walmart Wages: What Political Courage Looks Like in 2013

How D.C.'s Walmart wage battle provides a window into the willingness of politicians to stand up for the little guy.
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Liz Cheney's Age Shouldn't Be a Factor in Her Race Against Mike Enzi

69-year old Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi has come under fire from those saying that Liz Cheney might be more suitable because of her youth and vigor. Should age even be a factor?

Hillary Clinton 2016: Are We "Ready For Hillary"? History Says No

As we speculate over Hillary Clinton's possible 2016 run, it is important to recognize that the scales are tipped against any female candidate.
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Presidential Election 2012: Romney Is Still Talking About His Election Loss

More than six months afterwards, rehashing old events and making excuses for your loss is not a pretty look on anyone, Mr. Romney.
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6 Scandal-Plagued Politicians Who Somehow Got Reelected

By winning back his old seat in the House of Representatives, Mark Sanford is adding to America's rich heritage of reelecting people who arguably have no business holding public office.
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Boston Marathon Bombing: Possible Explosion at JFK Library

Media reports on Monday afternoon showed two explosions near the finish line of Boston Marathon.
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John Kerry Secretary of State: 5 Issues He Should Focus On

Stepping into a very successful secretary of state's shoes can be a challenge. But if John Kerry focuses on these five issues he would be on his way to be as successful as Hillary Clinton.

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6 Presidents Who Wouldn't Have Survived Social Media Or Today's 24/7 News Cycle

Marco Rubio will never be able to live down Tuesday's cringe-worthy "gulpgate." Here are 6 presidents who could not have survived today's obsessive 24/7 social media news cycle.
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Benghazi Senate Hearing LIVE: Senator John McCain and Hillary Clinton Go At It

Clinton will finally take questions from members of Congress on Wednesday about the deadly terror attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens.
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Massachusetts Special Election: 5 Most Likely Democratic Senate Candidates

A sneak peek into the Massachusetts special election that will likely feature a contentious Democratic primary.
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Scott Brown 2013: With Weak Democratic Field, Brown Can Win

As one of the most bipartisan senators on Capitol Hill, Scott Brown has a good chance of winning John Kerry's vacated seat. Brown will likely face a challenging race with the energized Democrats.