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Week In Politics: Biden's Possible Run And Bush's Handling Of Katrina

Political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times discuss the prospects of Vice President Joe Biden running for president, as well as former President George W. Bush's visit to New Orleans to commemorate the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

On Eve Of Katrina Anniversary, Bush Takes A Tour Of New Orleans 10 Years On

Former President George W. Bush is visiting the city on Friday in honor of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. His administration was criticized for how it dealt with the storm's aftermath.

Clinton Takes The Stage At Democratic Summit, Trying To Quell Concerns

As speculation swirls on a possible run by Vice President Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton's campaign is trying to show strength. She addressed Democratic National Committee members Friday in Minneapolis.

After Mysterious Absence, Dallas DA In Treatment For Mental Illness

Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after three weeks of questions over her whereabouts. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.

Indicted Congressman Challenges Limits On Contact With Colleagues

Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted on on conspiracy, bribery, and fraud counts, and now says restrictions on his ability to meet with his colleagues is an "undue and unnecessary burden."

Virginia Governor: 'Clearly Too Many Guns In the Wrong Hands'

Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised to introduce gun-control legislation. McAuliffe spoke two days after a gunman killed two journalists during a live broadcast.

Is Donald Trump Nice Enough?

The GOP front-runner is happy to pile on criticisms and jabs at his fellow rivals, but he gets testy if you criticize him.

George W. Bush: I Will Never Forget 'Misery And Ruin' Of Katrina

A decade after the storm that damaged his presidency, Bush visited one of the schools that was nearly wiped out.

CHARTS: The (Literal) Shapes of Presidential Candidates' Donations

From grassrootsy Bernie Sanders to millionaire-fueled Jeb Bush, FEC data can tell you a lot about how a campaign is running.

How The 2016 Candidates Are Getting Their Money, In 1 Infographic

Some candidates are more dependent on their superPACs and millionaires, while others are turning most to small donors. See where the candidates line up based on their donations.

Obama Acknowledges There's Much More Work To Do In New Orleans

President Obama celebrated the progress made to rebuild New Orleans but said what started out as a natural disaster became something much worse when government didn't "look out for its own citizens."

North Dakota Legalizes Armed Police Drones

Law enforcement agencies in North Dakota are now allowed to operate drones armed with "less than lethal" weapons.

Democratic Group Fires A Warning Shot With Immigration Attack Ad

SuperPAC Priorities USA Action released a digital ad blasting Republican candidates for their heated rhetoric on immigration. It's a small campaign for now, but it sends a clear message.

Obama: Katrina A 'Man-Made' Disaster Caused By Government Failure

The president said that what started out as a natural disaster became something much worse when government didn't "look out for its own citizens."

National Portrait Gallery Won't Remove Bust Of Planned Parenthood Founder

Conservative groups want the gallery to take down the bust of Margaret Sanger, who they say was racist because of her support for eugenics.

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