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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush distanced himself from his family on Monday as he courted senior citizens in Nevada, the first stop in a national tour aimed at key states on the presidential primary calendar.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not seek the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski, keeping open his option of running for president in a Democratic primary likely to include Hillary Rodham Clinton.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden will deliver a speech this week to the nation's largest gay rights group.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Several potential Republican candidates for president are scheduled to speak at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Nashville in April.
COMMUNITY relations and departmental oversight took top billing in a report released Monday by a presidential panel co-chaired by Philly's top cop to improve policing across the country.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said Monday that he plans to implement an independent process to investigate officer-involved shootings, as recommended by a presidential task force he chaired.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's position on the common core education standards, which are deeply unpopular among conservative Republicans, appears to be evolving as he positions himself for a potential presidential run.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the one-week extension of Homeland Security funding passed by Congress reflects the "failed leadership" of Republicans in Congress.
US-USA-POLICE-FORCE:White House task force urges closer scrutiny of police
A parade of potential Republican presidential candidates took turns at delivering speeches and answering questions at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference that started on Feb. 26. They boasted of their accomplishments and voiced their opinions, but along the way there were some distortions of facts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John McCain is charging the Obama administration's foreign policy is "delusional" and says Secretary of State John Kerry's global diplomacy has "accomplished nothing except mileage."
OXON HILL, Md. - Gov. Christie played up his pugnacious side as he appealed to a conference of conservative activists Thursday, pushing back against the idea that his presidential chances were faltering in the face of early momentum by rivals.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's surprised by the reaction to comments he made about vaccinations during a recent trip to the United Kingdom.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has shot to the early lead of the Republican presidential field in Iowa, with 25 percent support of likely caucus-goers, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush distanced himself from his family on Monday as he courted senior citizens in Nevada, the first stop in a national tour aimed at key states on the presidential primary calendar.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will not seek the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski, keeping open his option of running for president in a Democratic primary likely to include Hillary Rodham Clinton.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden will deliver a speech this week to the nation's largest gay rights group.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Several potential Republican candidates for president are scheduled to speak at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Nashville in April.
COMMUNITY relations and departmental oversight took top billing in a report released Monday by a presidential panel co-chaired by Philly's top cop to improve policing across the country.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said Monday that he plans to implement an independent process to investigate officer-involved shootings, as recommended by a presidential task force he chaired.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's position on the common core education standards, which are deeply unpopular among conservative Republicans, appears to be evolving as he positions himself for a potential presidential run.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the one-week extension of Homeland Security funding passed by Congress reflects the "failed leadership" of Republicans in Congress.
US-USA-POLICE-FORCE:White House task force urges closer scrutiny of police
Scott Walker's vision of America as a profit center of worker drones is truly terrifying.
WASHINGTON - Ben Carson was speaking just above a whisper in the late-afternoon hubbub of the Willard Hotel lobby, but his words landed like slaps.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Marco Rubio isn't quite ready to say he's running for president, yet admits it sure does look like he will seek the White House in 2016.
WASHINGTON (AP) - This was never happily-ever-after waiting to happen.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday blasted President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy, calling for a harder-line approach in the Middle East and accusing the administration of "making grave calculations that make the world less safe."
WASHINGTON - Ben Carson was speaking just above a whisper in the late-afternoon hubbub of the Willard Hotel lobby, but his words landed like slaps.