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  • Obama creates new cancer task force, blessing Biden's effort

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama created a new federal task force Thursday to accelerate cancer research, putting Vice President Joe Biden in charg ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Viewer's Guide: Donald Trump drama, closing arguments before Iowa

    WASHINGTON – It's one thing to attack Donald Trump when he's standing on the presidential debate stage. But what about when he's not?
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • Video: Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner: 'Mutual respect' required to pass a balanced budget

    During his State of the State address on Thursday, Gov. Bruce Rauner expressed confidence in passing a balanced state budget provided that all sides s ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 2:15 pm
  • Voters conflicted on relevance of Clinton marriage drama

    WASHINGTON – It's fair game. It's ancient history.It's political. It's personal.Like it or not, the ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • Fed keeps rates unchanged; will monitor global pressures

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged while pledging to closely monitor developments in the global economy and fin ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • President Obama to meet with Bernie Sanders at the White House

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama welcomed Bernie Sanders to the White House on Wednesday, but he wasn't necessarily feeling the Bern.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Analysis: There or not, Donald Trump drives the GOP debate

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Once again, Donald Trump steals the show.The billionaire Republican's decision ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Health care fines press millenials as sign-up deadline nears

    WASHINGTON – Millions of young adults healthy enough to think they don't need insurance face painful choices this year as the sign-up deadline approac ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Sen. John Cornyn a 'peacemaker' as GOP rift on criminal justice widens

    WASHINGTON – A widening Republican rift over revamping the nation's criminal justice system is dashing hopes for overhaul in the final year of Preside ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Immigration is high-priority issue for New Hampshire voters

    BROOKLINE, N.H. – People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America's Southern border. And ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders woo undecided Iowa voters as caucus nears

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Wooing undecided Iowa voters, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on Monday night each cast themselves as life-long champions for ta ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Who's Obama for? Hillary Clinton has reason to smile

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama hasn't endorsed a Democratic successor, but he's now revealed some personal pros and cons in the fight between Hil ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Marco Rubio's Iowa crisscross approach bends caucus campaign norm

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Marco Rubio has recently been all over the map in Iowa. Quite literally.Having sp ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Presidential candidates seek final Iowa edge in unpredictable race

    IOWA FALLS, Iowa – One week to go, the 2016 presidential candidates opened their final push Monday in Iowa, seeking any edge in a race brimming with u ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 2:02 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds government's energy conservation program

    WASHINGTON – In a win for the Obama administration and environmental groups, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 5-year-old federal program that pays ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 11:06 am
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