Hillary Clinton Publicly Endorses Terry McAuliffe for Virginia Governor

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_b5698c9cb1.jpgDimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Michael Kors (FALLS CHURCH, Va.) -- In her first explicitly political event in more four years, on Saturday Hillary Clinton officially endorsed long time friend and Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe for governor of Virginia to an enthusiastic crowd of his and her supporters. "I've been out of politics for a few years now," Clinton said to laughter and applause at the Women for Terry McAuliffe event.

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Cheney Feared Heart Device Would be Used for Assassination Plot

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_6a22c183e0.jpgBrendan Hoffman/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney made a shocking revelation about his implanted heart device. In an interview with CBS 60 Minutes, the former vice president said he was concerned of reports that hackers could break into the devices and kill their owners. "I was aware of the, the danger if you will that existed," Cheney said.

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Five Epic Political Battles Ahead for the 113th Congress

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_f0f8d79fb0.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The government has re-opened, default has been averted and Congress has skipped town. The dust seems to have settled in Washington for the time being — but it won't be very long before it gets kicked up again, as a new round of political battles take shape in the capital. Here's a look at five political battles looming for the remainder of the year and carrying into 2014.

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Republican Civil War Over Shutdown Drama

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_13f3365a0f.jpgAndrew Burton/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Not a single Republican senator or congressman voted for the Affordable Care Act, but the standoff over the government shutdown may have done the one thing that seemed impossible a few months ago: divided the Republican party over Obamacare. It's no secret that several Republicans are angry with their colleagues for pushing them into a corner in the effort to defund Obamacare.

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Obama's Weekly Address: Outlining His Post-Shutdown Priorities

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_45168f62da.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) -- Now that Democrats and "responsible Republicans" have come together to reopen the government and avert the threat of default, President Obama is using his weekend address to urge lawmakers to act on three legislative priorities: passing a budget, a farm bill and immigration reform. Read the full transcript of the president's address:

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