- Editorials from around New England Updated: Feb-06-16 1:17 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
- The Latest: 6-year-old hit by falling tree limb dies Updated: Feb-05-16 8:10 pm
BOSTON - The Latest on a winter storm that dropped more than a foot of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local):
- Judge: Discovery done in protracted Libertarian suit in Ohio Updated: Feb-05-16 5:36 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A judge has declared the evidence-gathering phase closed in the Libertarian Party of Ohio's protracted lawsuit over disqualification of two of its statewide candidates in 2014.
- Arnold, Montel back Kasich presidential bid as NH vote nears Updated: Feb-05-16 11:46 am
In answer to New Hampshire voters flocking to The Donald, John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is battling his Republican presidential rival by bringing in The Arnold - and former television host Montel Williams.
- Rubio could see campaign fortunes rise from Iowa finish Updated: Feb-03-16 8:19 pm
WASHINGTON - Marco Rubio's strong third-place finish in Iowa could sound like a starting gun to the Republican Party's top donors.
- Toomey endorsing Rubio in presidential race Updated: Feb-03-16 6:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday, backing a candidate who he said has the best chance to win in the fall and be a great president.
- Big bucks, shadowy companies: Election mystery money returns Updated: Feb-03-16 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON - Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this presidential election.
- Records: Close contact between Ohio AG, anti-abortion group Updated: Feb-03-16 12:49 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's top law enforcer is in close contact with the anti-abortion group Ohio Right to Life, whose president sent a text message complimenting the press coverage after investigative findings were released against Planned Parenthood, state records show.
- Cruz wins in Iowa's Republican caucuses Updated: Feb-02-16 12:32 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Ted Cruz, the self-proclaimed outsider and tea party champion, was warmly embraced by conservative Iowa Republicans, whose historic turnout sealed his victory in the Iowa caucuses Monday.
- Ohio officials, ex-congressmen to speak for Kasich in Iowa Updated: Feb-01-16 10:27 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republican presidential candidate John Kasich's (KAY'-sik's) line-up of speakers at the Iowa caucuses includes a number of Ohio state officeholders and lawmakers, two conservative former congressmen and leaders in agriculture and manufacturing.
- Presidential super PACs lost steam in second half of 2015 Updated: Feb-01-16 8:09 am
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has opened his wallet in a big way for his presidential bid. Billionaires are filling the coffers of super political action committees helping Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush. And small, online contributions are powering some of the candidates.
- Watching Monday: What to look for in the 2016 Iowa caucuses Updated: Feb-01-16 8:09 am
WASHINGTON - The Iowa caucuses are finally here. A few things to watch for on Monday as the nation gets its first glimpse of where the 2016 candidates really stand in the race for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations:
- Among GOP rivals to Trump and Cruz, Rubio has most cash Updated: Feb-01-16 8:07 am
WASHINGTON - Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie, the four Republican candidates in a showdown for their party's traditional supporters, closed last year with roughly as much money in the bank combined as Ted Cruz, the conservative insurgent they hope to topple.
- The Latest: Trump campaign says rally raised $6 million Updated: Jan-28-16 11:47 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Latest on developments from the 2016 Republican race for president, less than a week out from the Iowa caucuses (all times local):
- Viewer's Guide: Trump drama, closing arguments before Iowa Updated: Jan-28-16 4:09 am
WASHINGTON - It's one thing to attack Donald Trump when he's standing on the presidential debate stage. But what about when he's not?
- Who is paying for the presidential race? Some answers coming Updated: Jan-27-16 3:53 am
WASHINGTON - Americans will soon get a look at the presidential picks of some of the nation's richest donors and a progress report on the money flow inside the presidential campaigns.
- Trump refuses to debate; calls Fox's Kelly 'a lightweight' Updated: Jan-26-16 11:17 pm
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - Donald Trump on Tuesday bowed out of the final Republican presidential debate before the leadoff Iowa caucuses, saying Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly is "a lightweight."
- Immigration is high-priority issue for New Hampshire voters Updated: Jan-26-16 7:45 am
BROOKLINE, New Hampshire - People in New Hampshire live nearly 2,400 miles from El Paso, Texas, one of the busiest crossings on America's Southern border. And it's only home to about 10,000 people living illegally in the U.S. - a far cry from states like California, Texas or Florida.
- Ohio community-police board continues work on standards Updated: Jan-26-16 3:06 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A law enforcement relations board created by Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is continuing its work developing statewide standards for police use of deadly force, body cameras and other policies.
- Bush upbraids Trump at New Hampshire Republican forum Updated: Jan-24-16 3:21 am
NASHUA, New Hampshire - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush unleashed a fury of criticism against Donald Trump on Saturday before imploring New Hampshire voters to forgo the billionaire businessman in the state's Feb. 9 primary.
- GOP establishment moving a little closer to accepting Trump Updated: Jan-23-16 10:08 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Donald Trump and some mainstream Republicans are engaged in a long-distance flirtation. Both sides are coming to the realization that they'll need each other if the billionaire businessman becomes the party's presidential nominee.
- Town hall fundraiser attracts 7 presidential hopefuls Updated: Jan-23-16 8:25 am
NASHUA, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Republican Party is kicking off a busy weekend for presidential candidates with a town hall meeting and fundraiser in Nashua.
- The Latest: Ohio man disheartened North Korea holds student Updated: Jan-22-16 8:16 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - The latest on the detention of an American student in North Korea (all times local):
- Palin's re-emergence underscores GOP split Updated: Jan-21-16 7:31 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - If the Republican Party is on the verge of an implosion, Sarah Palin may have been the one who lit the fuse.
- Ohio sets new guidelines for short-term pain prescribing Updated: Jan-19-16 3:14 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - People with short-term pain from injuries or surgery should be given alternatives to prescription painkillers whenever possible and be provided only the minimum amounts if absolutely needed, according to guidelines announced Tuesday by Gov. John Kasich's office.