- Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy Updated: Nov-27-15 3:31 am
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to U.S. national security, while Republican hopeful Marco Rubio wants to cut the federal gas tax by 80 percent.
- Clarification: Congress-Health Repeal story Updated: Nov-25-15 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON - In a story Nov. 24, The Associated Press listed Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., as one of several Republican senators who might find it difficult to vote for a bill eliminating federal money for Planned Parenthood.
- Child actor breaks molds in ad that lit up the internet Updated: Nov-25-15 11:32 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - Some say Taylor Gregory's part in a viral Barbie doll commercial is shattering gender roles, and believe he's become a face for LGBT members who recall catching flak for playing with dolls.
- Recent editorials from Texas newspapers Updated: Nov-24-15 8:31 pm
The Dallas Morning News. Nov. 23, 2015.
- Texas' Abbott will be next US governor to visit Cuba Updated: Nov-24-15 7:22 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he will travel to Cuba after the Thanksgiving holiday, becoming the latest U.S. governor to pursue economic development possibilities with the island nation amid easing trade restrictions.
- Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses Updated: Nov-24-15 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her.
- Panel to decide Trump, Sanders, Cruz, primary eligibility Updated: Nov-24-15 4:05 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's Ballot Law Commission is preparing to decide whether Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are eligible for the state's presidential primary ballot.
- Rubio joins field for spot in Kansas Republican caucus Updated: Nov-23-15 6:38 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Sen. Marco Rubio has filed for the Kansas Republican President caucus, making him the sixth presidential contender to file in the state.
- Republicans' tough Senate map gets another twist Updated: Nov-23-15 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON - Republicans' plans to defend their Senate majority in 2016 just got a bit more complicated.
- AP FACT CHECK: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science Updated: Nov-22-15 10:52 am
WASHINGTON - When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican contenders are flunking, according to a panel of scientists who reviewed candidates' comments.
- Oklahoma's Mullin backs Rubio's bid for president in 2016 Updated: Nov-20-15 3:32 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin says he's endorsing U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida in his bid for the presidency.
- Rubio and Cruz compete for Iowa evangelicals Updated: Nov-20-15 11:15 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio have been sparring over national security and immigration policy as their rivalry intensifies in the Republican presidential primary race. Now their conflict is moving to Iowa and a powerful evangelical constituency that Rubio is making a play for, months after rivals sank roots.
- Rubio says Cruz hurt US intelligence programs with stance Updated: Nov-18-15 7:48 pm
MIAMI - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says his rival Ted Cruz worked with Democrats to harm U.S. intelligence programs by restricting the federal government's bulk phone records collection program.
- Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Updated: Nov-18-15 6:26 pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Nov-18-15 5:51 pm
The Durango Herald, Nov. 17, on Syrian refugees:
- 17 candidates on Michigan's presidential primary list Updated: Nov-18-15 5:07 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Fourteen Republicans and three Democrats are on Michigan's list of presidential candidates for the March 8 primary election.
- Senate slates vote to confirm nominee to lead aid agency Updated: Nov-18-15 4:41 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate Wednesday set a Nov. 30 vote to confirm President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. international aid agency.
- Bush calls for US ground forces to fight Islamic State Updated: Nov-18-15 2:42 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday called for the U.S. to send more troops to the Middle East to fight the Islamic State.
- Editorials from around New York Updated: Nov-18-15 10:41 am
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
- Iowa US Rep. Steve King endorses Ted Cruz for president Updated: Nov-16-15 11:47 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has picked up a key Iowa endorsement from Congressman Steve King, a strong conservative voice in the leadoff caucus state.
- Obama calls it shameful to impose religious test on refugees Updated: Nov-16-15 10:59 am
ANTALYA, Turkey - President Barack Obama says it's wrong to equate attacks like those that happened in Paris with Islam. But he says the Muslim community needs to do more to make sure young people are "not infected" with the beliefs of extremists.
- Indiana unlikely to pick nominee, still draws candidates Updated: Nov-15-15 10:43 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana is unlikely to have a king-making role in the 2016 presidential primaries like it did in 2008 when President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton sought the Democratic nomination. But that doesn't mean candidates are ignoring the state.
- Presidential politics complicates life in the Senate Updated: Nov-14-15 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON - In the presidential campaign, Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are rising in the polls. Back in the Senate, their ambitions can sometimes cause a nuisance for fellow lawmakers, including vulnerable Republicans up for re-election next year.
- Ohio Democratic delegates feel confident assessing GOP field Updated: Nov-14-15 11:09 am
CINCINNATI - Some key Ohio Democrats think the colorful chase for the Republican presidential nomination will help them keep the swing state blue in the 2016 election.
- AP: Illinois Democratic superdelegates lining up for Clinton Updated: Nov-13-15 2:31 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois superdelegates to the Democratic National Convention next summer appear to be lining up behind Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.