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  • Ready to run, Clinton to announce 2016 bid on Sunday

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation and launch her highly anticipated 2016 presidential campaign Sunday, skipping a fla ...
    April 11, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • GOP hopefuls give NRA event an earful on Hillary Clinton

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The specter of Hillary Rodham Clinton's imminent presidential campaign dropped like a gift from the heavens at the National Rifle A ...
    April 10, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Energy Department to spend $200 million on new supercomputer

    CHICAGO– The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that it will give Argonne National Laboratory $200 million to make the Chicago-area home to ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Rand Paul struggles to get campaign started smoothly

    MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – Sen. Rand Paul’s first days as a presidential candidate have not gone as planned.
    April 10, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Historic encounter with Cuba’s Castro awaits Obama in Panama

    PANAMA CITY – Turning the page on a half-century of hostility, President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits for care

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – A year after Americans recoiled at new revelations that sick veterans were getting sicker while languishing on waiting lists – an ...
    April 9, 2015 - 2:30 am
  • Senate creating secret encyclopedia of U.S. spy programs

    WASHINGTON – Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedi ...
    April 8, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • AP Interview: Sen. Rand Paul won't spell out abortion ban exceptions

    NASHUA, N.H. – Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a newly declared Republican presidential candidate, is dodging a central question about abortion: What excepti ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • White House criticizes ruling on Obama's immigration action

    HOUSTON – A federal judge has wrongly prevented "lawful, commonsense policies" from taking effect by blocking President Barack Obama's executive actio ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • 2 Massachusetts Democrats voice unhappiness with Nancy Pelosi

    WASHINGTON – Two Democratic stalwarts from Massachusetts are suggesting that Rep. Nancy Pelosi should leave the party's leadership team in Congress af ...
    April 8, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Obama says climate change is harming Americans' health

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says climate change isn't just affecting the nation's weather, it's harming Americans' health.
    April 7, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Rand Paul begins 2016 presidential run with litany of woes to fix

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sen. Rand Paul launched his 2016 presidential campaign Tuesday with a combative challenge both to Washington and his fellow Republic ...
    April 7, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Tax refunds for many take hit or get bump from health law

    WASHINGTON – As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law are seeing the dir ...
    April 5, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Holes, questions remain for Iran’s nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON – The framework nuclear deal sealed by world powers and Iran leaves major questions: Could Iran cheat? Possibly. Would the U.S. or anyone e ...
    April 4, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Obama hails Iran framework as 'historic' understanding

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama heralded a framework nuclear understanding with Iran as a "historic" agreement and warned Congress Thursday agains ...
    April 2, 2015 - 2:12 pm
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