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  • Ben Carson blames 'PC culture' for Muslim comment flap

    CEDARVILLE, Ohio – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Tuesday blamed "P.C. culture" for the political fallout over his statement against ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Senate blocks anti-abortion bill; new showdown set

    WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats thwarted a Republican effort to ban late-term abortions on Tuesday as GOP leaders strained to avoid a government shutdow ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Hillary Clinton adds details to plans on prescription drug costs

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Vowing to build upon President Barack Obama's signature health law, Hillary Rodham Clinton is unveiling a sweeping plan to hold dow ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • With Scott Walker out of the 2016 race, Obama loses a favorite foe

    WASHINGTON – With Scott Walker out of the White House race, President Barack Obama is losing a favorite political foe.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • AP sources: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to drop out of GOP presidential race

    MADISON, Wis. – Two people familiar with his decision say Scott Walker is dropping out of the Republican race for president.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Ben Carson: A Muslim shouldn't be elected president

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says Islam is antithetical to the Constitution, and he doesn't believe that a Muslim should ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • House OKs GOP bill blocking Planned Parenthood funds

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to avert a government shutdown, Republican leaders drove a bill blocking Planned Parenthood’s federal funds through the House on ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Fed leaves key interest rate unchanged, citing low inflation

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve is keeping U.S. interest rates at record lows in the face of threats from a weak global economy, persistently low inf ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • Carly Fiorina looking to capitalize on another strong debate

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina finds herself in a position to build on a strong debate performance for the second time i ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Ahead of GOP debate, Joe Biden knocks climate change doubters

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Taking aim at his potential political opponents, Vice President Joe Biden railed Wednesday against Republicans who "deny climate cha ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Donald Trump: U.S. 'a dumping ground for the rest of the world'

    DALLAS – Renewing his charge against illegal immigration, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday called the United States "a dumping ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • Seeking 2016 spark, Scott Walker proposes vast union restrictions

    MADISON, Wis. – Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker called Monday for sweeping restrictions on organized labor in the U.S., seeking to repl ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • Rick Perry first to exit 2016 Republican presidential race

    ST. LOUIS – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the race for president, ending his second bid for the Republican nomination and becoming t ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • Moment of silence marks 14th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks

    NEW YORK – With a moment of silence and somber reading of names, victims' relatives began marking the 14th anniversary of Sept. 11 in a subdued gather ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 8:22 am
  • Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump insults women every chance he gets

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton swiped at Donald Trump on Thursday for insulting a Republican rival's looks ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:36 pm
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