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  • Hillary Clinton has edge in Nevada, site of Dems' first debate

    LAS VEGAS – When the Democratic candidates for president take the stage for their first debate this week in Nevada, they'll do so in a state that serv ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Attorney: Army officer recommends no jail time for Bergdahl

    AUSTIN, Texas – An Army officer is recommending that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a lower-level court martial and be spared the possibility of jail time fo ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Fired Benghazi investigator says House probe is partisan

    WASHINGTON – A former investigator for the House Select Committee on Benghazi says he was unlawfully fired in part because he sought to conduct a comp ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • House Republicans ask: Can anyone lead us?

    WASHINGTON – The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible.After t ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Obama says 'it's about the families' after Oregon meeting

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – President Barack Obama, faced with protests over his meeting Friday with victims of an Oregon shooting, held to his view that somethi ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • U.S. abandons Pentagon’s failed rebel-building effort in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is overhauling its approach to fighting the Islamic State in Syria, abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Divided House Republicans see savior in Paul Ryan

    WASHINGTON – Endlessly divided, House Republicans pleaded with Rep. Paul Ryan on Friday to rescue them from their damaging leadership vacuum. But the ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker

    WASHINGTON – Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Hillary Clinton server hack attempts came from China, Korea, Germany

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, containing an electronic inventory of some 55,000 pages of emails from her stint as secret ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Ben Carson defends his comment on mass shootings

    NEWARK, N.J. – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is defending his comments that he would try to overwhelm a shooter and "would not just sta ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Kevin McCarthy's pledge to conservatives: 'I'm not John Boehner'

    WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is making a promise to conservative Republican lawmakers — "I'm not John Boehner" — as he seeks thei ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • As Clinton campaigns, complications with her old boss President Obama arise

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked."
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Approaching debate, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders showing differences

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton is beginning to draw contrasts with her chief Democratic rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, as they approach thei ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • U.S. government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures o ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Leaders who follow: What presidential candidates' Twitter lists reveal

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Te ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 1:46 pm
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