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Sen. Marco Rubio

Rubio Goes Full-Tilt Cultural Conservative

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 23
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says supporters of gay marriage often show "intolerance" toward people like him who support heterosexual marriages.

President Barack Obama embraces Vice President Joe Biden.

Seeking the Limelight, Biden Courts Key Dem Groups

Caught in Hillary Rodham Clinton's perpetual shadow, Joe Biden is working to boost his political profile among key Democratic voting blocs, a move that could help the vice president fashion himself as a more liberal alternative in 2016.

Rep. David Jolly

Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 22
Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage.

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Liberals Swoon for Warren, Point to Clinton in '16

POLITICS | By David Eggert and Ken Thomas | Jul 19
At a summertime getaway for liberals, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has captured the hearts of Democratic activists beginning to think about an heir to President Barack Obama.

Vice President Joe Biden meets with students who participate in Step IT Up.

Biden: US Needs a 'Rational' Immigration Policy

POLITICS | By David Eggert | Jul 18
Vice President Joe Biden told protesters Thursday he shared their concern about the deportations of immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally.

House of Representatives

ENDA Support Falters; GOP Backers Dig In

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Jul 17
After legislation that would prohibit most cases of LGBT workplace discrimination witnessed an exodus of support from several major LGBT-rights groups earlier this week, Republican backers vowed to push forward.

Miss. Mayor Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

A Mississippi mayor has joined hundreds of others across the country to publicly support same sex marriage.

 U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Liberals Assessing 2016 Race as Clinton Weighs Bid

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas | Jul 17
Hillary Rodham Clinton remains the dominant figure in Democrats' early 2016 discussions but she is beginning to get elbowed by liberals in her party as she considers a second run for the presidency.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Women Politics

POLITICS | By Steve Weinstein | Jul 17
Women have always been an important part of EDGE's news coverage. Previous articles in this look back at EDGE's first 10 years examined women in the news and women's parties. But now it's time to take a look at one of the most momentous changes of all.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton laughs with host Jon Stewart

No Hints From Hillary Clinton on 'The Daily Show'

POLITICS | By Verena Dobnik | Jul 16
Hillary Rodham Clinton gave Jon Stewart no hints about whether she will run for president, but acknowledged during Tuesday's taping of "The Daily Show" that the speculation surrounding her possible candidacy has become "a cottage industry."