- Rubio tries to reach out to regular Americans at Reno stop Updated: May-29-15 9:35 pm
RENO, Nevada - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio tried to reach out to regular Americans during a stop at a Reno gated community on Friday.
- Dissent: Book traces 400 years of protest, progress in US Updated: May-29-15 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Most views of American history trace the rise of power and politics.
- Latest US proposal for ethanol could have political fallout Updated: May-29-15 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices, but could have political reverberations in Iowa and other farm states in the 2016 presidential campaign.
- Bill Clinton: Foundation remains a nonpartisan charity Updated: May-29-15 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Former President Bill Clinton is defending the work of his global foundation, telling donors it remains a nonpartisan philanthropy and likening recent critiques of the charity to political attacks.
- Bernie Sanders posts video on campaign website's error page Updated: May-29-15 9:01 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is one of a few candidates customizing an error page on their campaign websites.
- Arkansas lawmakers approve moving state's primaries to March Updated: May-28-15 6:56 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas is poised to move its primaries from May to March next year after lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a measure supporters say would give the state a greater say in deciding the presidential nominees.
- Capitol Hill Buzz: Past gripes don't stop GOP hit on wealth Updated: May-28-15 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON - Hypocrisy runs rampant in Congress and campaigns, and this week it's the Republicans' turn to engage in a practice they've often denounced: class warfare.
- Bill Clinton hopes to keep working - whatever Hillary does Updated: May-28-15 2:27 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton made an impassioned appeal Thursday for modern health care in the Ebola-stricken countries of West Africa where his foundation works. He told The Associated Press afterward he hopes to keep working in Africa and elsewhere - regardless of what happens politically with his wife, Hillary.
- O'Malley supporters launch super PAC Updated: May-28-15 11:55 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Supporters of former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley are launching a super PAC to raise money for his expected presidential campaign.
- Sanders wants Clinton to take stand on trade deal Updated: May-27-15 5:03 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Sen. Bernie Sanders is questioning why Democratic presidential rival Hillary Rodman Clinton won't take a stand on the emerging trade deal with Pacific nations, which he calls "enormously important issue" she's been dodging.
- In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave Updated: May-25-15 2:34 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises, hinting at the reception it could receive if rolled out nationally.
- French president revives political duo with his ex Updated: May-25-15 11:28 am
PARIS - A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal, the president's ex-companion and mother of his four children.
- Q&A: A look at Nevada's debate over caucus vs. primary Updated: May-24-15 6:22 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Lawmakers are trying to change how Nevada votes for presidential candidates in a move that has major implications for the state's relevance on the campaign trail and who is likely to be the nominee.
- Iowa woman writes letters to prison inmates for decades Updated: May-24-15 11:02 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Jean Basinger writes letters to prison inmates in Iowa. She has done this for 30 years.
- Sanders to kick off campaign in Burlington's Waterfront Park Updated: May-24-15 10:07 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Senator Bernie Sanders returns to the Lake Champlain waterfront - where he led rebuilding efforts as mayor of Burlington - to kick off his campaign for president.
- Why Georgetown students want to eat dinner with strangers Updated: May-24-15 9:32 am
WASHINGTON - It's hard to say what was more uncomfortable at the beginning - the silences, or the halting small talk people tried to make, about hometowns and the storm that was about to hit. Six strangers had gathered around a table at a Georgetown senior's apartment, invited by an anonymous person (or maybe people?) and they didn't know what to expect.
- CANNES WATCH: Going out In style Updated: May-23-15 8:38 pm
CANNES, France - The 68th Cannes Film Festival was going out in style this weekend, with Marion Cotillard drawing raves on both carpet and screen at the "Macbeth" premiere and the very cool entourage from the LA indie "Dope" continuing to wow the fest as anticipation grew for Sunday's Palme d'Or finale.
- Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq war Updated: May-23-15 12:22 pm
Veterans of the Iraq War have been watching in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distance themselves from the decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country.
- Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble Updated: May-23-15 4:26 am
WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.
- Christie says he deserves media apology over bridge scandal Updated: May-21-15 2:16 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he deserves an apology from the media over coverage of the George Washington Bridge scandal.
- Public events not part of Clinton's Albuquerque visit plans Updated: May-21-15 1:52 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is planning a $2,700 per plate fundraiser for her visit to Albuquerque next month.
- Cannes film pays homage to late designer Oscar de la Renta Updated: May-21-15 12:33 pm
CANNES, France - The spirit of Oscar de la Renta lives on every day at the Cannes Film Festival.
- Shumlin endorses Clinton for president over Sanders Updated: May-20-15 6:58 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont House Speaker Shap Smith says he expects to join Gov. Peter Shumlin in endorsing Hillary Clinton for president over Sen. Bernie Sanders.
- Chelsea Clinton book 'It's Your World' coming Updated: May-20-15 5:25 pm
NEW YORK - Another Clinton is becoming an author.
- Correction: Presidential Expenses story Updated: May-20-15 1:37 pm
WASHINGTON - In a story May 19 about expenses for former presidents, The Associated Press reported erroneously that former President George H.W. Bush left office in 1989. He took office that year and left office in 1993.