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COMMUNITY relations and departmental oversight took top billing in a report released Monday by a presidential panel co-chaired by Philly's top cop to improve policing across the country.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said Monday that he plans to implement an independent process to investigate officer-involved shootings, as recommended by a presidential task force he chaired.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's position on the common core education standards, which are deeply unpopular among conservative Republicans, appears to be evolving as he positions himself for a potential presidential run.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the one-week extension of Homeland Security funding passed by Congress reflects the "failed leadership" of Republicans in Congress.
US-USA-POLICE-FORCE:White House task force urges closer scrutiny of police
A parade of potential Republican presidential candidates took turns at delivering speeches and answering questions at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference that started on Feb. 26. They boasted of their accomplishments and voiced their opinions, but along the way there were some distortions of facts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John McCain is charging the Obama administration's foreign policy is "delusional" and says Secretary of State John Kerry's global diplomacy has "accomplished nothing except mileage."
OXON HILL, Md. - Gov. Christie played up his pugnacious side as he appealed to a conference of conservative activists Thursday, pushing back against the idea that his presidential chances were faltering in the face of early momentum by rivals.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's surprised by the reaction to comments he made about vaccinations during a recent trip to the United Kingdom.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has shot to the early lead of the Republican presidential field in Iowa, with 25 percent support of likely caucus-goers, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Let's say, for a moment, that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president. Good luck, Mr. or Ms. Voter, deciding what they've got to have - and what they can do without.
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U.S. as close as it has ever come to universal health care. The Affordable Care Act passed Congress in 2010 without a single Republican vote in favor. An explanation of the legal case:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York show that law enforcement needs to change practices to build trust in minority communities, as a White House task force called for independent, outside investigations when police use deadly force.
Senator Rand Paul won a straw poll of conservative activists on Saturday, giving his potential bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 a boost, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker came in second in a surprising show of strength.
COMMUNITY relations and departmental oversight took top billing in a report released Monday by a presidential panel co-chaired by Philly's top cop to improve policing across the country.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said Monday that he plans to implement an independent process to investigate officer-involved shootings, as recommended by a presidential task force he chaired.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's position on the common core education standards, which are deeply unpopular among conservative Republicans, appears to be evolving as he positions himself for a potential presidential run.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the one-week extension of Homeland Security funding passed by Congress reflects the "failed leadership" of Republicans in Congress.
US-USA-POLICE-FORCE:White House task force urges closer scrutiny of police
A parade of potential Republican presidential candidates took turns at delivering speeches and answering questions at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference that started on Feb. 26. They boasted of their accomplishments and voiced their opinions, but along the way there were some distortions of facts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John McCain is charging the Obama administration's foreign policy is "delusional" and says Secretary of State John Kerry's global diplomacy has "accomplished nothing except mileage."
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.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Marco Rubio isn't quite ready to say he's running for president, yet admits it sure does look like he will seek the White House in 2016.
WASHINGTON (AP) - This was never happily-ever-after waiting to happen.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday blasted President Barack Obama's record on foreign policy, calling for a harder-line approach in the Middle East and accusing the administration of "making grave calculations that make the world less safe."
OXON HILL, Md. - Gov. Christie played up his pugnacious side as he appealed to a conference of conservative activists Thursday, pushing back against the idea that his presidential chances were faltering in the face of early momentum by rivals.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's surprised by the reaction to comments he made about vaccinations during a recent trip to the United Kingdom.
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.