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Obama to finally visit Kenya as president

When Barack Obama visited his father's homeland of Kenya in 2006, thousands flocked to the streets to see the fast-risingU.S.senator whom many embraced as if he were a native son.

Now, Obama is preparing to make his first visit to Kenya as U.S. ...

Tammy Duckworth announces Illinois Senate bid

Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth announced Monday she will run for Senate, giving Democrats a top-tier candidate in a must-win seat in 2016.

"I'm running for the United States Senate in 2016 because it's time for Washington to be held accountable, ...