Monday, March 30, 2015

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. is weighing whether to back Palestinian efforts to seek U.N. recognition for an independent state and that recent remarks by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dim hope for a negotiated two-state solution.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As Florida governor, Jeb Bush used another, previously undisclosed email address, records show - the newest wrinkle in an evolving debate over public officials' use of private email accounts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act, a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is adding another senior staffer with national experience as his political operation grows ahead of a likely 2016 presidential run.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Protesters upset with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's opposition to mandatory paid sick leave gathered Wednesday in Philadelphia, where he was scheduled to raise money for his political action committee.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters. It's also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like to make it sound.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare's doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter has met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muqrin during a visit to the kingdom.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is pinning his presidential hopes on the prospect that Republican voters will have the troubled world on their minds in the 2016 primaries - and that they'll see a 43-year-old freshman lawmaker who argues for an aggressive U.S. posture abroad as the best candidate to take on global crises.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters. It's also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like to make it sound.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush met with some of the region's top Republican donors in Philadelphia on Tuesday as he continued a national fund-raising blitz ahead of a likely 2016 presidential campaign.
Donald Trump, real estate mogul and reality TV impresario, on Wednesday announced the formation of a committee to finance his exploration of a run for the GOP nomination for president.
ATLANTIC CITY - Hillary Rodham Clinton said the nation's political leaders could use some time at adult sleepaway camp to learn how to cooperate across the partisan divide, and decried the nation's "huge fun deficit" during a speech Thursday to a conference of professionals who run children's summer camps.
President Obama does not think marijuana policy should be a top policy priority for young Americans. Maybe that's because he was never arrested for it during his smoke-filled youth.
PALM CITY, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama kicked off the spring season on Saturday with a weekend golf getaway in Florida, teeing off with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning and former sportscaster Ahmad Rashad.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's ready to sign "good, bipartisan" legislation protecting physicians from steep cuts in Medicare reimbursements and bolstering health programs for children and the poor as Senate Democrats seemed to soften their opposition to the package.
WHIPPANY - Gov. Christie described his political philosophy, including his belief that individual rights are derived from God, in front of a crowd Tuesday that included several people he grew up with.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. is weighing whether to back Palestinian efforts to seek U.N. recognition for an independent state and that recent remarks by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dim hope for a negotiated two-state solution.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As Florida governor, Jeb Bush used another, previously undisclosed email address, records show - the newest wrinkle in an evolving debate over public officials' use of private email accounts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act, a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is adding another senior staffer with national experience as his political operation grows ahead of a likely 2016 presidential run.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Protesters upset with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's opposition to mandatory paid sick leave gathered Wednesday in Philadelphia, where he was scheduled to raise money for his political action committee.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters. It's also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like to make it sound.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare's doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter has met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muqrin during a visit to the kingdom.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is pinning his presidential hopes on the prospect that Republican voters will have the troubled world on their minds in the 2016 primaries - and that they'll see a 43-year-old freshman lawmaker who argues for an aggressive U.S. posture abroad as the best candidate to take on global crises.
Baer Growls: With Hillary in an email mess and Elizabeth Warren insisting she's no candidate are we entering a period of Biden time?
Gov. Christie may not make an announcement on running for president until early summer, he said Monday on a radio show, during which he also forecast a tough solution for reviving Atlantic City.
Baer Growls: With Hillary in an email mess and Elizabeth Warren insisting she's no candidate are we entering a period of Biden time?