Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is saying a nominee to the Supreme Court to replace the late Antonin Scalia should wait until there's a new president.
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The Sand to Snow National Monument is one of three California areas designated as national monuments on Friday. Together they protect nearly 1.8 million acres of public lands.
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Republican presidential candidate Jim Gilmore greets voters Tuesday outside the polling place at Webster School in Manchester, N.H. He got 134 votes in the Granite State, fewer than three bigger-name candidates who already had dropped out of the race.
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Then-presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks to reporters in the spin room Jan. 14 after the "undercard" portion of the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate in South Carolina.
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Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton take the stage before a Democratic presidential primary debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Thursday.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a campaign stop Tuesday. His third-place New Hampshire finish has largely been overlooked, but he will contend strongly in the coming slew of Southern states.