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  • new storyBiden associates resume discussion about presidential run 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 5:53 pm

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations during his son's illness and following his death earlier this year.

  • Ohio Gov. Kasich's family worth between $9M and $22M 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 5:09 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio governor and Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich has publicly reported that he and his family are worth between $9 million and $22 million.

  • Telemundo interviews Bush on wide range of topics 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 2:47 pm

    MIAMI - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he's not worried about running against Donald Trump for the nomination or the fact that the billionaire businessman is in first place in several national polls.

  • Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC story has photos
    Updated: Aug-01-15 2:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light.

  • Clinton releases tax, medical records as emails made public story has video
    Updated: Aug-01-15 3:21 am

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition," two facts that emerged in a flood of disclosures from the campaign of the Democratic presidential candidate.

  • Christie, others turn to McCain's town hall playbook in 2016 story has photos
    Updated: Aug-01-15 3:19 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away ice cream to drum up a decent-size crowd.

  • Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-31-15 8:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campaign on Friday.

  • Huckabee earned nearly $4M from speeches, publishing in 2014 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 7:16 pm

    DENVER - Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2014 earned nearly $1 million from giving speeches and nearly $3 million from a publishing company that he runs, according to financial records the Republican presidential filed Friday with federal regulators.

  • Taking on Bush and Rubio, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo end story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-31-15 4:16 pm

    MIAMI - Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed on Cuba since 1962

  • Walker super PAC raised $20 million 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 3:45 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - New federal filings show a super PAC supporting Gov. Scott Walker's bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination has raised a little more than $20 million over the first 11 weeks or so of its existence.

  • Clinton's doctor says 2016 candidate in "excellent" health 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 3:33 pm

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's physician said Friday that the Democratic presidential candidate is in "excellent physical condition" and has completely recovered from the effects of a concussion she suffered in 2012.

  • South Carolina senator backs Mark Kirk's re-election bid 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 6:23 am

    CHICAGO - South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham brought his Republican presidential campaign to Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, where he voiced his support of Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk's bid for re-election.

  • What's considered 'classified' is a judgment call 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 3:12 am

    WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community recently alerted the Justice Department about classified information included improperly on email that went through a home server Clinton used in lieu of the official State Department email system.

  • Clinton charity donors surge amid Hillary Clinton's campaign story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 10:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - A new list of donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation shows a marked surge in donations and the numbers of contributors to the family charity in the first half of this year - at the same time that Hillary Rodham Clinton ramped up her campaign for the presidency.

  • Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 6:10 pm

    NEW YORK - In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump is calling for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally and allowing what he calls "really good people" to return.

  • Meeting unions, Clinton offers support for $12 minimum wage story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 4:20 pm

    SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday offered some support for a proposal in the Senate that would raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour, hinting that the higher rate sought by labor unions doesn't have enough support.

  • Trump turns golf trip into extension of campaign trail story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 1:55 pm

    TURNBERRY, Scotland - Donald Trump turned a brief trip to a golf tournament in Scotland into an extension of his presidential campaign trail when he attended the Women's British Open at his plush Turnberry resort on Thursday.

  • Kasich is 5th candidate who plans to attend Michigan event 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 4:07 am

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Michigan - Ohio Gov. John Kasich is scheduled to speak at a Republican gathering in Michigan in September.

  • Judge chides State official over AP records request response 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 10:19 pm

    WASHINGTON - A judge on Wednesday chided a State Department official for the department's slowness in responding to Associated Press requests for documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.

  • Presidential hopeful Kasich says running Ohio still priority 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 4:19 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich said running the state remains his top priority even as he campaigns elsewhere for the Republican presidential nomination.

  • On Capitol Hill, GOP fighting itself instead of Democrats story has photos
    Updated: Jul-29-15 4:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - When Republicans took full control of Congress this year, they were determined to show voters they could govern responsibly. Instead they've been tearing each other apart in extraordinarily public displays, delighting Democrats and giving some in the GOP heartburn as the party aims for the White House in 2016.

  • 5 things to know about the fight over the Export-Import Bank 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 5:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - The federal Export-Import Bank expired June 30 when Congress failed to renew its charter. The bank is a small federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas, by underwriting loans to foreign customers. Conservatives oppose it as corporate welfare and are pushing to keep it dead. But late Monday the Senate voted 64-29 to add legislation reviving the bank to a sweeping highway bill being considered on the floor.

  • Scott Walker orders American on cheesesteaks, avoiding gaffe 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 4:51 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - The governor of the nation's top cheese-producing state visited the capital of cheesesteaks on Tuesday and ordered two topped with American, skipping the customary Cheez Whiz but avoiding the blunder of a former presidential candidate who was ridiculed for wanting his with Swiss.

  • Trump dominates nightly news on election, study shows 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 3:25 pm

    NEW YORK - Since the beginning of June, Donald Trump has received more coverage on the broadcast network evening newscasts than all of the other candidates for president combined, with his estranged former partners at NBC giving him the most attention.

  • Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad' story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-27-15 10:55 pm

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."