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WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is ready to enter the Democratic presidential campaign, mounting a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the party's nomination in 2016.
If the U.S. Congress fails to act, key provisions of the USA Patriot Act will lapse in a watershed moment in the post-Sept. 11, 2001, era.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Give people a chance to pop a question to POTUS, and they'll take the invitation and run with it.
Clinton grabs attention from The Washington Post for "significant factual error" in speech about Republicans and equal pay for women.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A high-ranking Pennsylvania state senator from Allentown who is facing a drunken driving charge is back in public, four weeks after being injured in a motorcycle accident.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A White House pledge to veto proposed changes to federal fishing laws is dividing fishermen over whether the rule changes should be saved or scrapped.
Martin O'Malley, former Maryland governor and mayor of Balmer and current Celtic rock musician, plays 'Hail to the Chief' in advance of his Saturday event.
The developers who hope to transform the now-largely empty Gallery at Market East into a destination retail center made their pitch to City Council on Thursday for legislation needed to get the project going, but were waylaid by two other concerns: a living wage and making the previous occupants whole.
Marijuana is legal in Washington D.C. Voters approved the law last fall by a margin of nearly 70 percent. The measure didn’t allow for retail stores but residents can grow up to six plants and possess up to two ounces.
NEW YORK (AP) - Senior advisers to Hillary Rodham Clinton say the Democratic candidate for president will end weeks of smaller campaign events with a splashy rally designed to kick off a run for the White House that aides expect to cost over $1 billion.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tourists and shoppers idled outside the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on Thursday, while the setting of the reality show "Pawn Stars" hosted an even odder spectacle: the 2016 Republican presidential campaign.
CHICAGO (AP) - A confident Rand Paul claimed new momentum Friday in his fight against government surveillance programs, just days ahead of his second Capitol Hill showdown in as many weeks.
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) - Seven months after he told a heckler in Belmar to "sit down and shut up" at a press conference marking the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie struck a softer tone Friday as he kicked off the summer tourism season with a visit to the same shore community.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is ready to enter the Democratic presidential campaign, mounting a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the party's nomination in 2016.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - James Comer conceded the governor's race in Kentucky on Friday, ending a tumultuous Republican primary and handing the nomination to Louisville businessman Matt Bevin.
NEW YORK (AP) - One declared and one likely Republican presidential contender criticized the administration's nuclear negotiations with Iran and reaffirmed their support for Israel as they courted wealthy Jewish donors Thursday at a gala in New York.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tourists and shoppers idled outside the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on Thursday, while the setting of the reality show "Pawn Stars" hosted an even odder spectacle: the 2016 Republican presidential campaign.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - When Marco Rubio attends his 44th birthday party and fundraiser at the home of the host of the "Pawn Stars" reality show Thursday, it won't be his first birthday in Las Vegas.
NEW YORK (AP) - Senior advisers to Hillary Rodham Clinton say the Democratic candidate for president will end weeks of smaller campaign events with a splashy rally designed to kick off a run for the White House that aides expect to cost over $1 billion.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Election review shows Matt Bevin holding 83-vote lead in Kentucky's GOP primary for governor.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Supporters of former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the formation a super PAC on Thursday to raise money to help his expected presidential campaign.
EXETER, N.H. (AP) - George Pataki, the 9/11-era New York governor who achieved electoral success as a Republican in a heavily Democratic state, announced his candidacy for the presidential nomination Thursday, offering himself as a unifying figure in a divided nation.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Former New York Gov. George Pataki plans to say Thursday whether he's running for the Republican presidential nomination. Here's a snapshot of things to know about him.
MIAMI (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the relatively short amount of time he has left in office "really concentrates the mind."
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A look at where former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum stands on some key issues as he opens his race for the Republican presidential nomination:
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky election officials are preparing to review the results of the state's Republican primary for governor.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Might Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina be shadowing Hillary Rodham Clinton's Democratic campaign?
The defense lawyer for State Rep. Louise Williams Bishop, a Philadelphia legislator arrested in the resurrected sting corruption case, issued subpoenas Friday to two top officials of the state Attorney General's Office in a bid to argue that the case is tainted by racial targeting.