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WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans appear to be suspicious of Hillary Rodham Clinton's honesty, and even many Democrats are only lukewarm about her presidential candidacy, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
FORT MITCHELL, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul built his presidential campaign on being "a different kind of Republican," which has meant an outreach to minority voters.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republicans are bringing something unique to the 2016 presidential campaign: an ability to speak to Americans in both of their main mother tongues, Spanish as well as English.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton issued an impassioned call for overhauling an "out of balance" criminal justice system Tuesday, using her first major public policy address as a presidential candidate to reflect on the recent unrest in Baltimore and push for an end to "the era of mass incarceration."
WASHINGTON (AP) - Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only "feign concern" without addressing the root causes.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, during a tour of Africa on Friday with his daughter, called for equal opportunities for girls in education.
The author of “Clinton Cash” stated that Hillary had authority that only the president has.
The author of “Clinton Cash” falsely claimed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State had “veto power” and “could have stopped”...
After more than 50 years in the public arena, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has shown he can still command people's attention - with a column on why he quit his church over women's rights going viral six years after it was published.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama announced Thursday that major book publishers will provide more than $250 million in free e-books to low-income students and that he is seeking commitments from local governments and schools nationwide to provide library cards to all students.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Promising to fight what he deems "obscene levels" of income disparity and a campaign finance system that is a "real disgrace," independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he will run for president as a Democrat.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The leader of President Barack Obama's initiative for minority males says it has been painful to watch violence and looting unfold in his Baltimore hometown, but he feels optimistic that the worst is over.
Gov. Christie, whose approval ratings in New Jersey have hit new lows as he eyes a run for president, said Monday a media battering was partly responsible for the declines.
HOUSTON (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Wednesday that 11 million immigrants in the country illegally should have an opportunity to stay, wading yet again into his party's contentious immigrant debate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has failed to live up to a campaign promise to push through immigration legislation, but he has met a postelection pledge to slow deportations with or without approval from Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans appear to be suspicious of Hillary Rodham Clinton's honesty, and even many Democrats are only lukewarm about her presidential candidacy, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
FORT MITCHELL, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul built his presidential campaign on being "a different kind of Republican," which has meant an outreach to minority voters.
The Street: This is the elevator pitch. In as little time as possible, what will a candidate mean for your life and wallet?
The Street: Economically there’s not a whole lot of daylight between many of the Republican candidates . Much as with the Democrats, the party is coalescing around a few general principles, and for pocketbook voters, the big choice will really be Blue Team or Red. Still, there are some variations on the theme, and those can matter.
Her campaign barely three weeks old, Hillary Clinton already has been attacked by Republicans on everything from donations to her family's charitable foundation, to her tenure as secretary of state and her ties to Wall Street. But her rivals, and the political action committees that support them, are treading more carefully on one incendiary subject: her age.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, during a tour of Africa on Friday with his daughter, called for equal opportunities for girls in education.
The author of “Clinton Cash” stated that Hillary had authority that only the president has.
The author of “Clinton Cash” falsely claimed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State had “veto power” and “could have stopped”...
After more than 50 years in the public arena, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has shown he can still command people's attention - with a column on why he quit his church over women's rights going viral six years after it was published.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama announced Thursday that major book publishers will provide more than $250 million in free e-books to low-income students and that he is seeking commitments from local governments and schools nationwide to provide library cards to all students.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jeb Bush wants Republicans to know he's breaking fundraising records. Hillary Rodham Clinton wants Democrats to think she won't.
Gov. Christie said Wednesday that he didn't think a report that a former ally was set to enter a guilty plea in a federal investigation of the George Washington Bridge lane-closure scandal involves him.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton issued an impassioned call for overhauling an "out of balance" criminal justice system Tuesday, using her first major public policy address as a presidential candidate to reflect on the recent unrest in Baltimore and push for an end to "the era of mass incarceration."
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republicans are bringing something unique to the 2016 presidential campaign: an ability to speak to Americans in both of their main mother tongues, Spanish as well as English.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only "feign concern" without addressing the root causes.
Gov. Christie said Wednesday that he didn't think a report that a former ally was set to enter a guilty plea in a federal investigation of the George Washington Bridge lane-closure scandal involves him.