Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., recently raised nearly as much money as his rival for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Sanders campaign says it raised $26 million in the last three months. Hillary Clinton's campaign says it raised $28 million in that time.
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In 1928, Alfred E. Smith became the first Catholic nominated for president. He lost, in large part because of suspicions of what some called "papism" or the party of "rum, Romanism and rebellion."
Pressure is building within House Speaker John Boehner's conference to oust him. Boehner is likely to hold off a challenge — for now. But he could decide to call it quits at the end of this term.
Democrat Hillary Clinton has been dealing with her ongoing email saga. It has gone on for months and has stuck. Compare that with Republican Donald Trump. All of his controversies have seemed to roll off him.
A woman looks on at the U.S. Capitol in 2013 after the most recent government shutdown. Congress has made no progress toward avoiding a government shutdown when it will run out of funding Sept. 30.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has gotten some of the biggest and most devoted crowds of the 2016 presidential race, including in Portland, Ore., this month, where he drew more than 19,000.