Saturday, July 4, 2015

Presidential

ASHLAND, N.H. - Gov. Christie, on his first full day on the presidential campaign trail, said Wednesday that personal objections should not exempt government officials from issuing licenses for same-sex marriages.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jim Webb, a decorated Vietnam veteran and accomplished novelist who became a fierce critic of the Iraq war in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jim Webb, a decorated Vietnam veteran and accomplished novelist who became a fierce critic of the Iraq war in the...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Where two-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stands on various issues that will be debated in the Republican presidential...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public...
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York hedge fund billionaire George Soros and Hollywood director Steven Spielberg are among the biggest donors...
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics...
In a racially charged time, president returns to the city of his famous 2008 speech to rally civil-rights group.
SANDOWN, N.H. (AP) - Chris Christie certainly tells it like he sees it. That's not to say he always tells it like it is.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Give peas a chance? When it comes to guacamole, no way, says President Barack Obama.
ANKENY, Iowa (AP) - Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa implored candidates for president Thursday to take up Pope Francis' call for "profound political courage" by focusing their campaigns as much on improving the environment and income inequality as they have on opposing gay marriage and abortion in past elections.
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign said Wednesday it has raised $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of its donors having given less than $100.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make it work even better.
LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) - A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign said Wednesday it has raised $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of its donors having given less than $100.
The Street: Is Trump just running to make more money by elevating the status of his brand? Well, perhaps the joke is on Trump, because, so far, the move is backfiring.
The Republican presidential field: who's in and who's still waiting for the right moment.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's executive order that aims to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and should be thrown out, gay rights advocates argue in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Federal authorities in Nevada say they arrested a Las Vegas man with seven registered guns and charged him with making Facebook threats to harm President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Secret Service says it will install sharp metal spikes on the White House fence after intruders scaled it twice in less than a year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some lucky Girl Scouts were set for the ultimate camping experience Tuesday: an overnight in tents pitched on the White House South Lawn. Until late-night rain and thunder washed out the campout.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the first presidential race since Democrats cast the GOP nominee as an out-of-touch millionaire, Republican Jeb Bush is aggressively trying to flip the script.
ASHLAND, N.H. (AP) - Six years ago, New Jersey's Chris Christie was a longshot candidate for governor, taking on a wealthy incumbent in an overwhelmingly Democratic state.
Staff writers for both The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News will be tweeting about today's General Election.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Want to take a picture inside the White House Blue Room? Well, it's now OK to pull out your cellphone or camera and press "shoot."
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence released by the State Department late Tuesday night.
According to the FEC’s records, 96 other Republicans already filed election paperwork before Christie, including candidates who declared back in 2014. Kerry Dale Bowers, a retired Air Force officer from Nevada, filed paperwork in April 2014 as the first GOP candidate.
LIVINGSTON, N.J. - Even as 1,000 supporters cheered on Gov. Christie as he announced his candidacy for president on Tuesday inside Livingston High School, the scene outside was remarkably different, as hundreds denounced his policies in New Jersey.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion and paid an effective federal income tax rate of roughly 36 percent in the past three decades, according to tax returns released by his campaign on Tuesday.