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DENVER (AP) - The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Slapping Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry with a new tax has long been the currency of Democrats, and now an increasingly grim budget picture is turning Republican heads in the GOP-controlled state Legislature.
WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists ads back Dr. Valerie Arkoosh in the 13th Congressional Dem primary.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.
The two men who stole thousands from an armored car Thursday also robbed another armored car in October.
Councilman David Oh and his party are at odds over the "resign-to-run" rule.
About 50 students, activists and labor leaders marched to call for an increase in the state minimum wage.
A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.
A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.
State Treasurer Rob McCord is running a new TV advertisement, entitled “Sucker,” that is the first to take on an opponent by name in Pennsylvania’s...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Tom Wolf, a Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported nearly $2.2 million in adjusted income in 2012, according to two pages of his 2012 tax return he released Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) - At the beginning of her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she grew up.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered Democratic prospects of retaining the seat they've held for a century, thanks to the value of incumbency.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton's upcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama's secretary of state while she considers another White House campaign.
NEW YORK (AP) - A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Election-year memo to Democratic candidates: Don't talk about the economic recovery. It's a political loser.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.
NEW YORK (AP) - A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the site of wounded veterans biking at the White House is a mark of how far they've come.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.