- 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.
- Woman pleads guilty to running over husband for not voting Updated: Apr-21-15 4:16 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona woman accused of running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault.
- New England editorial roundup Updated: Apr-18-15 8:06 am
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- Scramble expected to replace Rubio if he runs for president Updated: Apr-11-15 5:04 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The biggest Republican name considering a run for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's seat if he enters the presidential race announced Saturday that he will not seek the position.