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  • 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
  • AP FACT CHECK: Gutted? Disaster? GOP hyperbole on military

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the Obama administration has "gutted" every weapons system in the U.S. military's invento ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • New bar, gaming facility proposed

    DeKALB – A new bar and gaming facility could come to DeKalb if city officials approve its bar liquor and supplemental video gaming license Monday. 
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders take different lessons from Obama's '08 win

    MARION, Iowa – To Bernie Sanders, President Barack Obama's improbable victory in the 2008 Iowa caucuses was a testament to the power of an inspiration ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Hillary Clinton wins support from Obama officials

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton hasn't just been wrapping herself in President Barack Obama's legacy lately. She's been wrapping herself in his Cabinet.
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Billionaire donors helped Ted Cruz rise in GOP presidential bid

    WASHINGTON – Four of America's wealthiest businessmen laid the foundation for Ted Cruz's now-surging Republican presidential campaign and have redefin ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 9:21 am
  • Donald Trump: My supporters would stick with me if I shot someone

    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says his supporters are so loyal they would stick with him even if he shot somebod ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • AP sources: Michael Bloomberg eyeing independent White House bid

    NEW YORK – Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking early steps toward an independent campaign for president, seeing a potential path to the ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • GOP establishment moving a little closer to accepting Donald Trump

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Donald Trump and some mainstream Republicans are engaged in a long-distance flirtation. Both sides are coming to the realization th ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 9:14 am
  • Bernie Sanders attracting voters who seek more than protest vote

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Bernie Sanders is attracting Americans who are in search of more than a protest vote.
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • 22 Senate Democrats seek deportation raid halt, break with Obama

    WASHINGTON – Twenty-two Democratic senators asked President Barack Obama on Friday to halt the recent round of federal deportation raids, highlighting ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:31 pm
  • Hillary Clinton faces challenge in Iowa caucus reminiscent of 2008

    WASHINGTON – Recall this 2008 storyline: Hillary Clinton enters the presidential campaign as the Democratic front-runner, runs into an inspirational c ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's response to Bernie Sanders has some Democrats worried

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders' electability. She's criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street. ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Donald Trump: Establishment 'warming up' to me

    LAS VEGAS – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Thursday the Republican establishment is "warming up" to his candidacy as he ramped up ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Bad Blood: Cruz-Bushes tension underscores deeper GOP divide

    AUSTIN, Texas – Ted Cruz once proudly wore a belt buckle borrowed from George H.W. Bush that said: "President of the United States."
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:41 am
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