- Editorials from around New England Updated: Feb-06-16 1:17 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
- Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP Updated: Feb-03-16 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting each other as he tried steering his fractious party into an election year devoid of the collisions between conservatives and pragmatists that transformed parts of 2015 into a GOP nightmare.
- Big bucks, shadowy companies: Election mystery money returns Updated: Feb-03-16 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON - Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this presidential election.
- High hopes, wide gulf as Obama, GOP look for common ground Updated: Feb-02-16 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON - Can President Barack Obama and Republicans put aside years of ill will to secure a few big breakthroughs in Obama's final year? Don't get your hopes up.
- Things to know about delegates at stake in Iowa caucuses Updated: Feb-01-16 8:09 am
WASHINGTON - Delegates are the key to claiming both the Republican and Democratic nominations for president, and the battle to win them starts Monday at the Iowa caucuses.
- AP sources: Bloomberg eyeing independent White House bid Updated: Jan-23-16 1:44 pm
NEW YORK - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking early steps toward launching an independent campaign for president, seeing a potential path to the White House amid the rise of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders.
- Presidential race shows evolving gender roles in politics Updated: Jan-22-16 7:39 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Carly Fiorina has a husband who quit his career to further hers. Chris Christie boasts of his wife being the family's top earner. Hillary Clinton is looking to get back into the White House, but this time as president.
- Bad Blood: Cruz-Bushes tension underscores deeper GOP divide Updated: Jan-22-16 4:14 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Ted Cruz once proudly wore a belt buckle borrowed from George H.W. Bush that said: "President of the United States."
- Attorney General defends executive actions on guns as legal Updated: Jan-20-16 1:10 pm
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Loretta Lynch defended President Barack Obama's executive actions curbing guns before Congress on Wednesday, telling lawmakers that the president took lawful steps to stem firearms violence that kills and injures tens of thousands of Americans yearly.
- House pledges bold election-year agenda, health care plan Updated: Jan-15-16 1:43 pm
BALTIMORE - Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin pledged Friday that the House will produce a governing agenda by the time Republicans pick their presidential nominee later this year. "This is nothing short of a generational defining moment," Ryan told reporters as Republicans wrapped up their annual retreat here.
- In GOP response to Obama, SC governor defends immigrants Updated: Jan-13-16 12:37 am
WASHINGTON - Americans should resist "the siren call of the angriest voices" in how the nation treats immigrants, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Tuesday as the GOP used its response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to try softening the tough stance embraced by some of its leading presidential candidates.
- GOP candidates pitch conservative path to fight poverty Updated: Jan-09-16 12:31 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Republican presidential candidates said Saturday their party must do more to convince poor Americans that conservative policies - and not an active federal government -will expand economic opportunity.