Eliot Spitzer Seeking Public Office, Five Years After Scandal

GETTY_7813_Eliot Spitzer.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1373273633658TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Image(NEW YORK) -- Eliot Spitzer wants to make a political comeback that may even surpass the one attempted by former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner. Former Rep. Weiner is seeking the Democratic nomination for mayor of New York, just two years after leaving Congress for admitting to "electronic" extramarital affairs.

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Conservative Group's TV Ad Looks to Sway House GOP on Immigration

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_74c6d85db4.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Republican supporters of immigration reform are beginning to put their money where their mouth is by launching a television ad campaign. The center-right super PAC American Action Network will run an ad this week on Fox News that calls on the House of Representatives to back the so-called "border surge" contained in the Senate bill. 

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Bush on Gay Marriage, Terrorism Policies

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_16519fd8aa.jpgSAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania) -- President George W. Bush cautioned against criticizing gay couples, saying in an exclusive ABC interview that you shouldn’t criticize others “until you’ve examined your own heart.” Bush had waded into the revitalized gay-marriage debate last week — if only barely — in a comment to a reporter in Zambia, who asked whether gay marriage conflicts with Christian values.

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Gabby Giffords Meets With George H.W. Bush on Gun Control Tour

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_81d435194c.jpgJoshua Lott/Getty Images(KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine) -- Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband former astronaut Mark Kelly had lunch Saturday with former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara at their Kennebunkport, Maine home, Giffords spokeswoman Pia Carusone tells ABC News.

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White House Won’t Classify Westboro Baptist Church as a Hate Group

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_f0b409312d.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The White House says it won’t classify the Westboro Baptist Church as a “hate group” in response to petitions filed at WhiteHouse.gov. That doesn’t mean the White House reserves judgment. “As a matter of practice, the federal government doesn’t maintain a list of hate groups,” said the official White House response.

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