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  • Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin S ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Paul Ryan lays out budget options to divided House Republicans

    WASHINGTON – Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year's pact with President Barack Obama that boosted s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Election 2016: John Kasich works to assure South Carolina of conservative record

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina's Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders on health care, donors

    WASHINGTON – In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • Election 2016: Marco Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback

    OKATIE, S.C. – The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Viewers' Guide: Post-New Hampshire, a tense Hillary Clinton-Bernie Sanders rematch

    WASHINGTON – Grudge match.Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Election 2016: Is she honest? Caring? Hillary Clinton grapples with questions

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President

    DES MOINES – Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate pro ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • AP sources: Chris Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

    NASHUA, N.H. – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to end his campaign for the Republican nomination for president after a disappointing finish ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 2:20 pm
  • Hillary Clinton allies forming group to protect, register voters

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Allies of Hillary Clinton are forming a new $25 million political organization aimed at expanding voter protection efforts and driv ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Analysis: Donald Trump proves GOP establishment can't stop him

    CONCORD, N.H. – The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress ref ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sent Congress his eighth and final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of ini ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Bernie Sanders, John Kasich win 1st votes in tiny New Hampshire community

    DIXVILLE, N.H. – Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesd ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch to visit 6 cities to highlight good police work

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Ted Cruz seeks to appeal to supporters on fringe of GOP

    PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out.The ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:43 am
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