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  • Believe it or not, bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON – Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill.On Iran, Medicare, education an ...
    NEW: April 18, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush alliance sours in GOP primary faceoff

    NASHUA, N.H. – Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Rep ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • New Hampshire clash of Republican presidential contenders

    NASHUA, N.H. – The Republican Party's most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, polit ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:09 am
  • Obama calls delay of attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch 'crazy'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his ...
    April 17, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Carly Fiorina aims to keep Hillary Clinton from playing the 'gender card'

    NASHUA, N.H. – Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in ...
    April 17, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

    CONCORD, N.H. – The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
    April 17, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • With Iran deal, Washington shows it can work – sometimes

    WASHINGTON – For at least a few days, Washington may have actually worked.Republicans and Democrats ...
    April 15, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • 4 from former lawmaker’s staff subpoenaed in US probe

    WASHINGTON – Congress said Tuesday it has been told at least four staffers who worked for former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock have been subpoenaed to te ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Rubio tells supporters he is running for White House

    MIAMI – Sen. Marco Rubio entered the presidential race Monday by offering the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks free of ideas “stu ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Where They Stand: Hillary Clinton on issues of the 2016 campaign

    WASHINGTON – With Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her candidacy Sunday for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, a look at where she stands ...
    April 13, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • With Iran and now Cuba, Obama breakthroughs face hard sell

    WASHINGTON – After breakthroughs abroad, President Barack Obama is finding stern challenges at home to his foreign policy, facing hard sells to skepti ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Rubio looks to find his opening in the 2016 Republican field

    WASHINGTON – If Marco Rubio launches his presidential campaign as expected Monday, the first-term Republican senator from Florida may have to answer t ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • In Congress, doing ‘nothing’ can mean doing something big

    WASHINGTON – Congress has been on spring break for two weeks, officially doing nothing.Could be a us ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • $3M federal grant to ease Chicago commuter rail congestion

    CHICAGO – A $3 million federal grant will help ease congestion that slows Metra commuter trains heading into Chicago’s Union Station from the south an ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Clinton: 'I'm running for president'; heads to Iowa on Tuesday

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics Sunday, making a much-awaited announcement she will again seek the White Ho ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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