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  • Hillary Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

    CLEVELAND – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president whe ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year

    WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican c ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Donald Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

    WASHINGTON – For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal.Whet ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Obama feeling 'feisty,' ready to take on the 'crazies'

    LAS VEGAS – President Barack Obama is putting people on notice: He's back from vacation feeling "refreshed, renewed, recharged" — and "a little feisty ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Obama pushing for more clean energy choices for consumers

    WASHINGTON – Pushing back against fossil fuel interests, President Barack Obama is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Sen. Harry Reid: Iran deal best path to stop country from getting bomb

    WASHINGTON – With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid now on board, the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers seems to be picking up the ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's health plan hinges on a tricky subsidy rollback

    MADISON, Wis. – Republican Scott Walker's plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law hinges on what many see as a nearl ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 9:01 am
  • Ted Cruz critiques Jimmy Carter administration during Iowa stop

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Texas Sen. Ted Cruz criticized former President Jimmy Carter's administration during a stump spee ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Hillary Clinton facing fresh worries in Congress over emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among congressional Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as se ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers plan to replace Obamacare

    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker on Tuesday offered an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care law ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • U.S. proposes to cut methane from oil, gas by nearly half

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is proposing to cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decade in an ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • First openly transgender official hired at White House

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. – The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member.The White Hou ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • IRS: Computer breach bigger than first thought; 334K victims

    WASHINGTON – A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • States raising taxes, fees and debt to pay for road repairs

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – While Congress remains stalled on a long-term plan for funding highways, state lawmakers and governors aren't waiting around.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Hillary Clinton giving up server amid concerns about classified data

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign casts her decision to turn over her personal email server to the Justice Department as coo ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 8:28 am
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