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  • AP Conversation: John Kasich bets against voter anger

    BOW, N.H. – John Kasich isn't angry.And he's betting his presidential aspirations that voters aren't ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • U.S. announces plan for new visa rules for some Europeans

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is easing new visa requirements for certain European travelers who have visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan in th ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • Bruce Rauner supports John Cullerton's pension plan with union measure

    CHICAGO – Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday that he would support a top Democrat's proposal to tackle Illinois' pension crisis, as long as it ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:29 pm
  • Clinton TV ads hammer guns in New Hampshire, shy away in Iowa

    WASHINGTON – Broadcast TV viewers in New Hampshire should recognize Hillary Clinton's stance on gun control by now. One of every four political ads sh ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • U.S., coalition looks to boost propaganda war on ISIS

    PARIS – U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increa ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Ted Cruz at odds with climate change science

    NORTH CONWAY, N.H. – Ted Cruz is decidedly at odds with the scientific consensus that Earth is warming because of human activity.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • Bernie Sanders' health plan would be more generous than Medicare

    WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his plan for a government-run health care system from cradle to grave is like Medic ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • DeKalb officials stand by raises for top police and fire leaders

    DeKALB – DeKalb officials stand by decisions to promote police and fire department leaders – in some cases giving out double-digit raises – despite th ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Sarah Palin's re-emergence underscores GOP split

    DES MOINES, Iowa – If the Republican Party is on the verge of an implosion, Sarah Palin may have been the one who lit the fuse.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • U.S., allies agree to intensify fight against Islamic State

    PARIS – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter won agreement Wednesday from defense ministers from France and five other nations to intensify the campaign ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Flint water: 'I let you down'

    LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he has failed Flint residents but pledged to take new steps to fix the city's drinking water crisis, s ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Obama to take in Detroit auto show as industry flourishes

    DETROIT – President Barack Obama will take a victory lap Wednesday in Detroit with a tour of the North American International Auto Show.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:53 pm
  • Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier

    WASHINGTON – School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch defends Obama's executive actions on guns as legal

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Loretta Lynch defended President Barack Obama's executive actions curbing guns, telling lawmakers Wednesday that the pre ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Senate Democrats want vote on religious test for immigrants

    WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats maneuvered Wednesday to put Republicans on the spot with an election-year vote on legislation barring a religious test f ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:52 am
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