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  • Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:07 pm
  • NEW YORK - A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.

  • Chris Christie, prosecutor appear at same event 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:58 pm
  • JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - It could have been an awkward moment for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:53 am
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.

  • In governor's race, Havenstein sees a choice 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:24 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - Former defense contractor Walt Havenstein on Wednesday joined the race to become New Hampshire's next governor, stressing his business credentials as the proper tools to help improve what he called the state's flagging economy.

  • Rubio: Terrorists training in Syria may strike US 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:51 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could "soon" attack American interests around the world - or even on the nation's home soil.

  • Alleged Hillary Clinton shoe thrower detained 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:14 pm
  • PHOENIX - A federal magistrate on Tuesday ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed until she is returned to Las Vegas to face federal charges alleging she threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech.

  • Rand Paul: US 'can't invite the whole world' 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:08 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Sen. Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love."

  • Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 12:04 am
  • LAS VEGAS - A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton as the former secretary of state began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech.

  • Bush gets ovation from Connecticut Republicans 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:17 pm
  • STAMFORD, Connecticut - Former Florida governor and possible presidential candidate Jeb Bush says Republicans need to present a "hopeful, optimistic" vision to voters, restoring opportunities for social mobility and reforming immigration laws.

  • Hillary Clinton book to be released June 10 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 1:04 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book on her time as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be released on June 10, her publisher says.

  • Jindal: GOP needs 'Obamacare' alternative 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:54 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, on Wednesday offered a Republican alternative to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, saying states should play a greater role in containing health care costs while giving consumers more flexibility in choosing insurance plans.

  • He could be a contender: Ted Cruz has book deal 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:39 pm
  • NEW YORK - Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican often mentioned as a possible presidential candidate, is working on a project considered standard for national contenders: a book.

  • Poll shows Wisconsin governor's race remains close 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 1:36 pm
  • MILWAUKEE - A new poll shows the race between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke remains close.

  • Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to discuss education 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 3:19 am
  • IRVING, Texas - Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep bumping into each other.

  • Phoenix service event draws 2 Clintons, Giffords 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 2:43 pm
  • PHOENIX - Bill Clinton said Sunday that "everybody can serve everywhere" at a community service project intended to convert vacant Phoenix lots into urban gardens and spaces for public use.

  • Clinton says she's still considering future plans 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 10:51 pm
  • TEMPE, Arizona - Hillary Rodham Clinton told a group of enthusiastic college students Saturday that she is "very much concerned about the direction of our country" but was still deciding whether to pursue another presidential campaign.

  • Chris Christie to keynote Tenn. GOP fundraiser 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 12:21 pm
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to headline the Tennessee Republican Party's annual fundraiser on May 30.