- Marine general chosen Joint Chiefs chairman Updated: May-05-15 3:12 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14 as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
- Republicans working to get Iran legislation moving again Updated: May-04-15 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans labored Monday to salvage bipartisan legislation granting lawmakers the right to review or even reject any agreement the Obama administration makes to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for concessions on nuclear research and development.
- Bridge scandal charges may prove a mixed bag for Christie Updated: May-02-15 3:23 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - The charges handed down against three former allies of Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal provide mixed news for the Republican governor as he tries to regain momentum in support of an expected presidential bid.
- Trooper at center of Palin probe loses police certificate Updated: May-01-15 3:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Officials have revoked the law enforcement certification of the former Alaska State Trooper at the center of the so-called Troopergate scandal that led to investigations into whether Sarah Palin abused her power as governor.
- Ringside tickets bound for the recognizable, rich, lucky Updated: Apr-28-15 3:49 pm
LAS VEGAS - Tickets are at such a premium to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao's long-awaited matchup that all of those seated at ringside will be the recognizable, the rich - and the very lucky.
- New Hampshire's voters relish wide-open 2016 GOP field Updated: Apr-20-15 3:14 am
NASHUA, New Hampshire - For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.
- Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP Updated: Apr-18-15 11:27 am
WASHINGTON - Diplomacy is out, blunt talk is in as President Barack Obama and his White House team single out Republican lawmakers by name for criticism over their words and actions on Iran, Cabinet nominations and climate change.
- Super PAC formed to help Wisconsin's Walker in '16 campaign Updated: Apr-16-15 10:52 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Scott Walker's expected campaign for the White House got a boost Thursday as his former campaign managers formed a political group able to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money.
- Ex-US Rep. Inglis to receive JFK Profile in Courage Award Updated: Apr-13-15 12:50 pm
BOSTON - A conservative congressman from South Carolina whose change of heart on climate change drew the wrath of fellow Republicans and helped cost him re-election has been named the 2015 recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
- Obama says partisanship over Iran deal has gone too far Updated: Apr-11-15 8:05 pm
PANAMA CITY - President Barack Obama said Saturday that partisan wrangling over the emerging nuclear agreement with Iran and on other foreign policy matters has gone beyond the pale, singling out two senior Republican senators for particularly harsh criticism. "It needs to stop," he declared.
- Be yourself: a not-so-simple goal for Clinton, GOP hopefuls Updated: Apr-11-15 3:05 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama had some advice for Hillary Rodham Clinton in the days before the launch of her presidential campaign. If she's just herself, he said, she'll do fine.
- US Sen. John McCain announces he's running for sixth term Updated: Apr-07-15 3:04 pm
PHOENIX - Sen. John McCain announced Tuesday that he will run for re-election in 2016, making official a move that has been widely expected for the Republican as he looks to extend his nearly three-decade career in the Senate.