Thursday, January 29, 2015

Presidential

  • More Stories
  • Latest Stories
WASHINGTON (AP) - South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday said he has set up a committee to explore running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, portraying himself as a proven winner and a conservative willing to work with Democrats.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spiraling out of control.
Sen. Rand Paul falsely claimed that a tax-credit program for low-income workers has a “fraud rate” of 25 percent and costs taxpayers “$20...
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after King Abdullah's death and take measure of the new monarch.
As the competition to win the support of donors for a potential presidential campaign intensifies, Gov. Christie on Monday announced a federal political action committee that could lay the foundation for a 2016 run.
Update: President Obama has arrived at the Society Hill Sheraton, where he was greeted by protesters opposing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mitt Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during a stop in Mississippi, back-slapping at a popular barbecue joint before delivering a speech that questions Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's foreign policy and economic credentials.
DES MOINES, Iowa - For months, the 2016 Republican presidential race has been dominated by the "invisible primary" scramble for the backing of the party's donor class.
Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, a Republican from Pennsylvania, discusses his views on President Obama as he addresses the Iowa Freedom Summit.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie plans to meet with president Reuven Rivlin of Israel later this week.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Rick Perry on constitutional grounds, ruling that criminal charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate should stand.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win in the lead-off Iowa caucuses.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds - flown by an off-duty intelligence employee - shows that the U.S. must take steps to ensure commercial and consumer drones are used safely.
WASHINGTON (AP) - South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday said he has set up a committee to explore running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, portraying himself as a proven winner and a conservative willing to work with Democrats.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spiraling out of control.
Two potential Republican candidates for president distorted the facts about climate change and casually dismissed well-established threats and potential...
NEW YORK (AP) - Kerry Butler's next role will take her to the White House - the Clinton White House, that is.
CapitolInq: President Obama, speaking in Philadelphia Thursday night, will call for ending the across the board “sequestration” budget cuts that he believes has weakened the military and hampered needed domestic programs.
Update: President Obama has arrived at the Society Hill Sheraton, where he was greeted by protesters opposing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mitt Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during a stop in Mississippi, back-slapping at a popular barbecue joint before delivering a speech that questions Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's foreign policy and economic credentials.
CapitolInq: President Obama, Vice President Biden, Gov. Wolf and Mayor Nutter will be among the guests speaking to fellow Democrats in Philadelphia this week as House Democrats hold a policy retreat in the city.
Sen. Rand Paul falsely claimed that a tax-credit program for low-income workers has a “fraud rate” of 25 percent and costs taxpayers “$20...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A delegation from the Democratic National Committee visited Philadelphia on Wednesday as it nears a decision on which city should host its 2016 convention.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after King Abdullah's death and take measure of the new monarch.
As the competition to win the support of donors for a potential presidential campaign intensifies, Gov. Christie on Monday announced a federal political action committee that could lay the foundation for a 2016 run.
DES MOINES, Iowa - For months, the 2016 Republican presidential race has been dominated by the "invisible primary" scramble for the backing of the party's donor class.
CapitolInq: President Obama, speaking in Philadelphia Thursday night, will call for ending the across the board “sequestration” budget cuts that he believes has weakened the military and hampered needed domestic programs.