A little-known Democrat, State Rep. John Bel Edwards, soundly defeated U.S. Senator David Vitter in a Louisiana runoff election.
Republicans seeking the White House in the November 2016 presidential election quickly voiced their disagreement. Senator Marco Rubio vowed to approve the pipeline if he wins the White House. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, also a White House hopeful, accused Obama of giving in to "radical environmentalists."
Our Fact Patrol was on call to check the GOP candidates' claims and counterclaims in the CNBC debate.
Donald Trump's golf course in Virginia honors a civil war event that never happened, The New York Times reports.
The GOP front-runner claims he has an innate ability to predict foreign policy trends and events.
The majority of people would not vote if Trump is not on the ballot, according to data from political marketing firm Fluent.
Conservative opposition challenger Mauricio Macri won Argentina's presidential election on Sunday.