Brianna Payne

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What Game Are You Most Excited About in 2014?

We want to hear from you.<p>2014 has just begun, and there are already loads of exciting, interesting games on the horizon. So we thought there was no …

Obama Says Pot No More Dangerous Than Alcohol

In a new interview President Obama has made statements that could put him in the middle of the controversy over legalizing marijuana.<p>As more states …

Chris Christie Won't Rule Out White House Bid At Governor's Debate

The incumbent governor and his opponent, state Sen. Barbara Buono, spar over 2016. “I can walk and chew gum at the same time,” says Christie.<p>At the New Jersey gubernatorial debate Tuesday night, Gov. Chris Christie dismissed a question about running for president in 2016, but would not commit to …

Booker Gets A Run For His Money In N.J. Senate Race

Cory Booker, the celebrity mayor of Newark, N.J., was expected to cruise to victory in the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg. But just a week before voters go to the polls, he's facing a surprisingly strong challenge from Tea Party favorite Steve Lonegan.<p>The …

Shutdown worst-case: Salmonella

A multi-state <i>Salmonella</i> outbreak is exactly the scenario food safety advocates and lawmakers warned about when the federal government was forced to shutdown last week.<p>Now that nightmare has come true, though the federal agencies charged with arresting foodborne illnesses are scrambling to make …

Right wants focus on Obamacare

The most conservative House Republicans are starting to worry that the growing focus on the debt ceiling could overshadow their top priority: gutting Obamacare.<p>The health care law has always been at the center of the fight over government funding. But the debt ceiling fight, which is already …

GOP unity frays, frustration builds

A reality is beginning to dawn on — and eat away at — many House Republicans: They aren’t at all sure of their party's strategy to re-open government and lift the debt ceiling.<p>After forcing leadership to pick a fight it didn’t want to pick, sitting through hours of meetings with lots of internal …