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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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two chances to attract one critical vote.
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting Rights Act that would "open the city of hope to all people of all races."
NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Ted Cruz's book, "A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Miracle of America," is coming out this summer.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The head of the Republican National Committee says its first primary debate for the next presidential election will be in Cleveland.
US-USA-POLITICS-CLINTON-SUBPOENAS:U.S. House committee subpoenas Clinton emails on Benghazi
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely Republican candidate for president, said he would sign a proposed bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks' gestation in his state - and support similar federal legislation. Gov. Christie of New Jersey is the only contender who has not backed the ban, according to anti-abortion activist group Susan B. Anthony List.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department agreed Thursday to review thousands of messages from a private email account that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used for official government business, but it cautioned that the process will move slowly and perhaps take months.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton says women have made a difference at all levels of government but the nation has reached a turning point.
JERUSALEM (AP) - With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing a tough re-election fight in two weeks, the U.S. Congress has handed him an unprecedented boost with its effusive welcome to a message that resonates at home: Iran cannot be trusted as a threshold nuclear state.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency - the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) - This was never happily-ever-after waiting to happen.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul Wednesday in a dispute over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department to release the emails she wrote from a private email account as secretary of state, weighing in on a controversy that has generated negative attention this week for the likely Democratic presidential candidate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two chances to attract one critical vote.
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting Rights Act that would "open the city of hope to all people of all races."
NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Ted Cruz's book, "A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Miracle of America," is coming out this summer.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The head of the Republican National Committee says its first primary debate for the next presidential election will be in Cleveland.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department agreed Thursday to review thousands of messages from a private email account that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used for official government business, but it cautioned that the process will move slowly and perhaps take months.
US-USA-POLITICS-CLINTON-SUBPOENAS:U.S. House committee subpoenas Clinton emails on Benghazi
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely Republican candidate for president, said he would sign a proposed bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks' gestation in his state - and support similar federal legislation. Gov. Christie of New Jersey is the only contender who has not backed the ban, according to anti-abortion activist group Susan B. Anthony List.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton says women have made a difference at all levels of government but the nation has reached a turning point.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An elaborate tug of war has broken out between Republican lawmakers and President Barack Obama over who calls the shots on major issues for the next two years.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson Tuesday established a formal exploratory committee for his possible 2016 presidential bid, the first Republican to take the step.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency - the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An elaborate tug of war has broken out between Republican lawmakers and President Barack Obama over who calls the shots on major issues for the next two years.