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.
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.
Louisiana's John Bel Edwards defeated a U.S. senator to become the first Democratic governor in 7 years, The NY Times reports.
Hillary Clinton's close ties to Wall Street is an image she can't seek to shake, The New York Times reports.