Thursday, September 3, 2015

Presidential

NEW YORK (AP) - Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid on Thursday and vowed to support whoever wins the party's nomination - a U-turn made easier by his position at the front of the field.
Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn likes the idea of Vice President Biden jumping into the primary to challenge Hillary...
MIAMI (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush escalated his feud with Donald Trump on Tuesday, betting big he can re-energize...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The first television ad designed to bolster Republican Scott Walker's sagging presidential campaign highlights...
U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump is expected on Thursday to sign a pledge not to run as an independent candidate if he loses...
Jeb Bush said on Thursday he would back fellow Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump if the businessman-turned-politician wins...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server said he will...
KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) - President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Aides to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a former State Department employee who helped set up...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday offered a robust defense of a nuclear accord with Iran strongly backed by the White House, the latest sign of his work to present himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances.
Gov. Christie provided more detail Wednesday on his recent call for use of FedEx-style technology to cut down on the number of people who overstay visas, suggesting people could be tracked by their thumbprints.
Rick Santorum made two false claims last week regarding the scientific consensus on climate change: - He said 57 percent of climate scientists...
ATLANTA (AP) - The Kentucky clerk who is defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is putting Republican presidential contenders on the spot as they try to mollify social conservatives without alienating the majority of Americans who support gay marriage.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry defended the proposed international nuclear deal with Iran as "hugely positive step" for world stability Wednesday as the Obama administration secured enough support in the U.S. Senate to preserve the agreement.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has laid out a plan for fighting drug and alcohol addiction in the United States, including a new $7.5 billion federal fund to help states tackle a problem afflicting 23 million Americans.
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio would lift the ban on exporting crude oil soon after taking office if he is elected, the Florida senator will say Wednesday in a speech previewing his energy strategy.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress.
MIAMI (AP) - Approaching a time of decision, Vice President Joe Biden tested the political waters in Florida on Wednesday as he mulls over whether to join a 2016 presidential race that's left a lot Democrats wanting more choice.
Foreshadowing a theme that Pope Francis is expected to trumpet on his forthcoming visit here, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput waded into the nation's fierce debate on immigration Tuesday.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vacation-filled August is typically one of the worst months for any politician to raise money. But it was Ben Carson's best yet.
Christie’s appearance on “The Tonight Show" dug much deeper than the typical jokes about the New Jersey governor’s weight. During one segment, he aired complaints about the first debate on Fox News Channel.
Staff writers for both The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will be tweeting about today's General Election.
China understands people in the United States have the right to say what they want, but most want good relations with China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, apparently dismissing repeated attacks by billionaire Donald Trump as "disturbances."
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department is telling a federal judge that Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to oust Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program appears to violate federal law.
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) - President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change.
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton sent or received at least an additional 125 emails through her private computer server while she served as secretary of state that were later determined to contain classified material, according to new records released late Monday by the State Department.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has made no final decisions about what he will do after leaving office, the White House said on Monday...