Saturday, April 18, 2015

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Standing in between a group of immigration advocates, Mayor Nutter on Friday said he supported President Obama's executive order providing temporary stay of deportation and a work permit to about 3.7 million immigrants who met certain qualifications.
While in New Hampshire seeking to boost his presidential prospects, Gov. Christie said Friday that he did not consider himself wealthy.
An irate man barged into developer Ori Feibush’s City Council campaign headquarters today and claimed he had a gun, a law enforcement source told the Daily News.
Mayor Nutter on Friday named a diverse group of 24 people to oversee the implementation of the 91 recommendations made last month in a U.S. Department of Justice report that found that Philadelphia police used lethal force too often.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House committee that handles aviation legislation acknowledged Thursday that he has a "private and personal relationship" with an airline industry lobbyist.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.
HARRISBURG - Polls, politics, and partisanship were not the only things Tom Corbett left behind when he vacated the governor's mansion early this year.
The New Jersey Republican Party has spent about $240,000 this year on Gov. Christie's out-of-state travels as he prepares for a likely presidential bid in 2016, according to a filing made public Friday by the state's election watchdog.
CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - Two former New Jersey governors were among the hundreds of mourners who attended the funeral of a man believed to be the state's longest-serving mayor.
At least 17 Republicans are descending on New Hampshire for a state party leadership summit. National and state Democrats attacked them as a collection of retrograde extremists.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presidential race.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Homeland Security Department internal watchdog says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement could have saved millions of dollars on charter flights carrying deported immigrants to their home countries by not leaving seats empty.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday that he will tell supporters on May 5 in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton whether or not he will seek the Republicans' presidential nomination.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's most ambitious stormed into New Hampshire on Friday for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, political challenges and sheer size of the GOP's 2016 presidential class.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presidential race.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - Nearly 20 Republican White House prospects will court presidential primary voters in New Hampshire this weekend at a state GOP meeting in Nashua. It's the first gathering of its kind in the first-in-the-nation primary state this year and offers no shortage of intriguing storylines as Republican contenders across the political spectrum deliver speeches, answer questions and work to stand out in the crowd.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Likely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel unanimously passed legislation on Thursday updating the No Child Left Behind education law, setting up a likely vote by the full Senate this spring.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has recognized a dozen people who he says have done extraordinary things to help working families.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In its decision to limit contributions from foreign governments to six nations and provide more frequent disclosures about donations, the Clinton Foundation alluded Thursday to the political dimensions of its new moves. The Clinton family's charity acknowledged on its website that it made the changes in light of Hillary Rodham Clinton's decision to run for president, but the new guidelines may provide only limited protection from ethics concerns.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Best known nationally for his struggle with unions, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is staking out conservative ground in broader ways as he prepares for a likely run for the Republican presidential nomination.
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chis Christie is determined to prove he's not the presidential campaign afterthought that some perceive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio raised $1.25 million online during his first full day as a presidential candidate, a person close to the Florida Republican's campaign said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton's road trip to Iowa looks like a page from her 1999 playbook - namely her "listening tour" in upstate New York on the way to a U.S. Senate seat.
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton is meeting small business owners and Democratic activists in Iowa as part of her effort to reintroduce herself to voters in the crucial early voting state.
WASHINGTON - Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski launched a run for the U.S. Senate on Friday, setting up a Democratic primary against former Rep. Joe Sestak in a race crucial to their party's chances of taking back the Senate in 2016.