- 2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change Updated: May-21-15 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the economy and criminal justice reform.
- Woman gets prison for running over husband for not voting Updated: May-21-15 2:31 pm
PHOENIX - A judge has sentenced an Arizona woman to 3 ½ years in prison for running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election.
- 10's a crowd? GOP prepares for double digits on debate stage Updated: May-20-15 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON - The first Republican presidential debate will feature no fewer than 10 candidates.
- Small business is key in presidential campaign playbook Updated: May-20-15 3:10 am
NEW YORK - Small businesses aren't in the dire straits they were four years ago, but presidential candidates aren't letting go of an issue they think will get them votes.
- Jacksonville mayoral race draws national political interest Updated: May-17-15 2:55 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - There's a reason why the Jacksonville mayoral race is drawing the attention of outsiders like former President Bill Clinton, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and it's about more than who wins on Tuesday.
- Ryan tells Wisconsin Republicans to expand appeal Updated: May-16-15 3:47 pm
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan tells Wisconsin Republicans that the party needs to expand its appeal in order to win the presidency.
- Benghazi chairman: State Dept. blocking Clinton testimony Updated: May-14-15 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Thursday that he can't set a date for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton to testify before his panel because the State Department has been slow in producing needed documents.
- Warren has irked Obama before, but trade deepens their rift Updated: May-14-15 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON - When President Barack Obama huffed that Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts senator and established liberal star, was a "politician like everybody else" he revealed a rift that predates the current hostilities between the two Democrats over trade.
- Romney retreat in Utah to draw GOP presidential candidates Updated: May-08-15 3:44 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will host another retreat in Utah for high-profile political figures, business leaders and campaign donors.
- Obama makes 4th visit to Oregon as president Updated: May-07-15 10:56 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - President Barack Obama got cheers from people lining downtown Portland streets as he arrived Thursday for a two-day visit but also drew protests from a small crowd of activists opposed to a planned trade deal.
- O'Malley hires former Obama aide as political director Updated: May-07-15 6:08 pm
- GOP field grows: Longshots Fiorina, Carson launch their bids Updated: May-04-15 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON - Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson joined the rapidly expanding 2016 Republican presidential class on Monday, casting themselves as political outsiders in underdog campaigns, eager to challenge the elite of both parties.
- Poverty edging into 2016 presidential race amid city unrest Updated: May-04-15 3:31 am
WASHINGTON - In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate.
- Clinton will have staff member in deep red Wyoming Updated: May-01-15 11:58 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - High-profile Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hasn't given up on deep red Wyoming, a state even Republican candidates have so far ignored.
- Obama lives up to pledge to slow immigrant deportations Updated: Apr-29-15 8:00 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has failed to live up to a campaign promise to push through immigration legislation, but he has met a postelection pledge to slow deportations with or without approval from Congress.
- Trade deal poses dilemma for Clinton in Democratic primary Updated: Apr-28-15 11:05 am
WASHINGTON - On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade.