- Johnson: Jobs, health care as important as terror fight Updated: Feb-05-16 6:16 pm
MILWAUKEE - U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson framed his re-election campaign as a matter of security - both military and economic - at a town hall meeting Friday, saying jobs and health care demand the same attention as the fight against terror.
- Businessman seeks leniency in halal beef export fraud case Updated: Feb-05-16 5:36 pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Supporters of a prominent businessman and Muslim community leader packed a federal courtroom Friday to ask a judge to spare him prison time for committing fraud in exporting halal beef products to Malaysia and Indonesia.
- Carmichael, GOP nominee twice for Mississippi governor, dies Updated: Feb-01-16 5:26 pm
MERIDIAN, Mississippi - Gil Carmichael, a two-time Republican nominee for Mississippi governor in the 1970s and head of the Federal Railway Commission under President George H.W. Bush, has died. He was 88.
- 4 to be inducted into Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame Updated: Jan-28-16 11:51 am
LAS VEGAS - A mixed martial artist, a former major league baseball player, a champion UNLV golf team and a former state athletic commissioner-turned-political kingmaker will be inducted this year into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame in Las Vegas.
- Bad Blood: Cruz-Bushes tension underscores deeper GOP divide Updated: Jan-22-16 4:14 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Ted Cruz once proudly wore a belt buckle borrowed from George H.W. Bush that said: "President of the United States."
- Sanders health plan would be far more generous than Medicare Updated: Jan-21-16 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls his plan for a government-run health care system "Medicare for all." But it's not.
- Cruz story about being passed over for job not whole story Updated: Jan-16-16 2:59 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Ted Cruz has said that after working on George W. Bush's 2000 campaign, being passed over for a senior position with the new administration was "a crushing blow." Turns out, it was his own choice.
- Questions and answers about the State of the Union address Updated: Jan-12-16 3:28 am
WASHINGTON - Since the tradition of a State of the Union address began in the late 18th century, only a few presidents have not delivered their final speech in person.
- House approves bill to cap expenses for ex-presidents Updated: Jan-11-16 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON - Taxpayer dollars for office space and other expenses incurred by ex-presidents who earn lucrative speaking fees would be limited under a bill approved Monday by the House.
- Obama flubs ATF duties, Trump talks big on curbing gun rules Updated: Jan-08-16 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's executive actions on guns have sparked renewed debate about how far the government should go in limiting gun sales. Obama took questions in a televised town hall meeting Thursday night, while leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump weighed in on the debate at a rally in New Hampshire.