Sunday, August 30, 2015

Politics

MINNEAPOLIS - A current of anxiety about Hillary Rodham Clinton's agonizing summer ran through the halls of the Hilton hotel here late last week as party leaders gathered for the biannual meeting of the Democratic National Committee.
Gov. Christie on Sunday said it wasn’t fair to compare his scant use of a private email account to conduct government business during the Bridgegate scandal to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s exclusive use of a private server while she served as secretary of state.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Saturday if he were elected president he would combat illegal immigration by creating a system to track foreign visitors the way FedEx tracks packages.
Amanda Darr, a 31-year-old working single mom in Langhorne, opened a letter recently that led her to believe her chronic child-care problems for her 4-year-daughter had finally been solved.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Donald Trump says he's going to make a decision once and for all about whether he'll mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president.
In a move that could force Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane from office, the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has notified her that it is seeking to suspend her law license, according to sources familiar with the matter.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday.
Despite lapse, Green is favored to win a seat on City Council this November.
WASHINGTON (AP) - With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.
MINNEAPOLIS - Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Friday to reassert her status as the inevitable standard-bearer for the Democrats, rousing a roomful of party leaders with sharp attacks on the Republicans as insensitive and out of touch.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz raps department for soaring overtime payments at new task force.
The D.A. is caught in a political rip current, the feds go power crazy in Fattah case, and Councilman David Oh’s bad timing.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Here are the latest developments Friday from the Democratic National Committee meeting in Minneapolis, where four Democratic presidential candidates are addressing the party.
Pope Francis' favorite soccer club, the top-tier Argentine team San Lorenzo, has dismissed as "totally crazy" a report that U.S. real-estate magnate and presidential hopeful Donald Trump has made an approach to buy it.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday that doubles the size of a teacher arbitration panel.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.
Anyone who has witnessed Trump's meteoric surge to the top of the 2016 Republican presidential field is familiar with that style of Trump Talk - a mix of bullish optimism and hyperbole. It may in part explain his rise in the polls. While his competitors gravely list the country’s ills, Trump tells voters how fantastic everything is going to be once he's president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.
Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has become the 30th senator to back the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says his trademark hairdo is for real.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats are confident they will have enough votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in the U.S. Congress, but they face an uphill...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Ben Carson's genial way of politicking is proving to be a draw for voters who like Donald Trump's status as a outsider but not his belligerence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found undercover videos of officials discussing fetal tissue for research were heavily altered by anti-abortion activists.
He has played up his experience as a former federal prosecutor, declared victory over the "Democratic machine" in New Jersey, and downplayed the disappearance of text messages exchanged with an aide.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - At almost every turn lately, Donald Trump has tried to get under Jeb Bush’s skin. In interviews and on social...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump had to do a bit of damage control on Thursday after repeatedly dropping Carl Icahn's name in a campaign speech and...
Camden's Bergen Square neighborhood has seen 71 drug overdoses in less than a month, officials say, due in large part to one triangular intersection flanked with empty buildings and trash-strewn lots overgrown with tall grass.
For years, Conshohocken has owned not one, but two valuable properties that sat mostly vacant, even as it rented office space for its staff.