Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Politics

Kline issued on behalf of Liberty City a statement calling on Melissa Murray Bailey to return a campaign donation from Andrew Terhune.
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.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Obama warned yesterday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.
Just how does FedEx track millions of packages - and can the same technology be adapted, as Gov. Christie said over the weekend, to track visitors who overstay their visas?
HARRISBURG - Supporters of embattled Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane are mobilizing to halt a legal proceeding that could force her from office before her criminal case is resolved.
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) - Kanye West for 2020? The White House says it is anticipating the rapper's potential bid for president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.
President Barack Obama will test his wilderness survival skills with an appearance on the television show "Running Wild" in an Alaska adventure that will air later this year, the network NBC said on Monday.
The president should ensure that a strengthened African American community is part of his lasting legacy.
After a lackluster summer, the busy fall political season is officially underway, and Philly’s At-Large City Council race is suddenly heating up – the GOP portion, that is.
BURLINGTON, Ky. (AP) - She might be a bit shaggy, but Lucy Lou wants to run for president - and she comes with political experience.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Rick Perry's cash-strapped presidential campaign is set to keep going in Iowa with just one paid staffer and some volunteers.
Promoting himself as a president who would crack down on "lawlessness," Gov. Christie has turned to a phrase that has been propelled to the forefront of the immigration debate.
Just who will be Philly's next first lady?
A group called the Texas Nationalist Movement fanned out to 31 cities across Texas this weekend trying to gather the 75,000 signatures they say they need to get the question of the state's secession from the United States on the primary ballot next spring.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is putting a new twist on the topic of securing the border, a staple among the GOP candidates running for president, by pointing north.
WASHINGTON (AP) - International rivals would be mistaken to assume he wouldn't be prepared to use military force if that's what circumstances required, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said in an interview that aired on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Oregon's Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley has become the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds behind the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.
Everyone knows the odds in Philadelphia elections: Democrats hold a seven-to-one edge over Republicans, who last elected a member of their party as mayor in 1947.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.
ONAWA, Iowa (AP) - Scott Walker's suggestion that building a wall between Canada and the U.S. might be a "legitimate" idea prompted swift derision from fellow Republicans on Monday and an attempt by his campaign to clarify what he meant.
Last week, years after Lumberton's Ethics Board went dormant, the township committee voted to make its demise official. With a unanimous vote, the board was abolished.
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.
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 bill during a town hall meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.
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.