- Trump says he would improve Iran deal, not repudiate it Updated: Sep-04-15 8:29 am
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says it would make no sense to "repudiate" the nuclear arms deal with Iran.
- Benghazi panel to interview more of Clinton's inner circle Updated: Sep-04-15 3:24 am
WASHINGTON - A day after questioning a former top aide to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton behind closed doors, the House committee investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks expects to question another member of Clinton's inner circle in closed session.
- US Sen. Warren: I had long policy conversation with Biden Updated: Sep-02-15 8:30 pm
BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Vice President Joe Biden called her twice to set up a lunch with him last month as he weighs a White House run.
- Elections chief sums up ballot issues as about monopolies Updated: Sep-02-15 8:17 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's elections chief sums up the three statewide initiatives before voters this fall as being about one thing: monopolies.
- Mississippi congressman Harper endorses Kasich for president Updated: Sep-02-15 7:14 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A Republican congressman from Mississippi is endorsing Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) for president.
- Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his own Updated: Sep-02-15 6:09 pm
NEW YORK - Score one for Stephen Colbert.
- Rubio touts end to oil-export ban, bemoans EPA in Oklahoma Updated: Sep-02-15 6:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The United States should end its ban on crude-oil exports and reduce federal regulations that are stifling an energy industry central to the nation's future economic prosperity, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday to a friendly group of mostly oil and natural gas producers.
- The Latest: South Carolina gov. talks to National Press Club Updated: Sep-02-15 5:03 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's speech, "Lessons from the New South," at the National Press Club in Washington (all times local):
- N. Carolina weighing single March 2016 primary for all races Updated: Sep-02-15 4:07 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislators are considering whether to move all primary elections next year to March, not just the presidential primaries, key House and Senate leaders said Wednesday.
- NYC council speaker endorses Hillary Clinton for president Updated: Sep-02-15 12:16 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.
- Rick Santorum returning to South Carolina's Upstate Updated: Sep-02-15 4:05 am
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is bringing his campaign back to South Carolina.
- Archbishop assails Trump over birthright citizenship repeal Updated: Sep-01-15 9:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday attacked GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for ending automatic citizenship for children born to immigrants living illegally in the U.S., saying the idea "plays on our worst fears and resentments."
- GOP's Rand Paul brings campaign to Maine Updated: Sep-01-15 8:13 pm
FREEPORT, Maine - Hoping for a boost in a state where his father found strong support, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul took a break from campaigning in New Hampshire to bring his message of smaller government, lower taxes and less intrusion in people's lives to a receptive audience of several hundred boisterous supporters on Tuesday.
- US presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto Rico Updated: Sep-01-15 6:44 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week, his staff said Tuesday.
- Marco Rubio visits Sandoval, but didn't discuss endorsement Updated: Sep-01-15 6:15 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says he met with Gov. Brian Sandoval during his northern Nevada campaign tour, but the two didn't discuss an endorsement.
- Board sends lobbyist contribution question to Legislature Updated: Sep-01-15 5:50 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin election officials asked the Legislature on Tuesday to address whether lobbyists can make contributions to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's presidential candidate and when donations could start.
- Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains Updated: Sep-01-15 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON - Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.
- Donald Trump among next week's guests on 'The Tonight Show' Updated: Sep-01-15 12:24 pm
NEW YORK - Donald Trump is returning to NBC.
- Trumka: Democratic field 'still wide open,' Biden has time Updated: Sep-01-15 11:05 am
WASHINGTON - AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says the Democratic presidential campaign is "still wide open" and Vice President Joe Biden has time to join the field.
- Presidential candidates to visit West Liberty for interviews Updated: Sep-01-15 7:43 am
WEST LIBERTY, West Virginia - West Liberty University's presidential search committee plans on-campus interviews with the finalists later this month.
- SC's Graham filing papers for home state Republican primary Updated: Sep-01-15 6:13 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's Lindsey Graham is making his presidential campaign official in his home state.
- Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email Updated: Sep-01-15 1:59 am
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
- Christie tells Fallon he might 'go nuclear' in next debate Updated: Sep-01-15 12:07 am
NEW YORK - Chris Christie says he's thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate.
- Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley Updated: Aug-31-15 9:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday that he disagrees with President Barack Obama's decision to rename Mount McKinley as Denali, the traditional Alaska Native name.
- US Senator Marco Rubio to meet with Oklahoma energy leaders Updated: Aug-31-15 6:12 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is planning a visit to the Sooner State as he campaigns for the Republican nomination for president.