On Wednesday, the president-elect gave his first news conference in six months, from New York. During the session, he described his intention to quickly repeal and replace Obamacare, blasted reports that Russia has compromising intelligence on him and dismissed CNN…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Will they or won't they? Mostly, they won't.
Sen. Ted Cruz landed his first senatorial endorsement Thursday, as Utah Sen. Mike Lee threw his support behind the trailing presidential contender. The move could potentially cut into frontrunner Donald Trump’s lead. Trump, meanwhile, blasted Cruz as “unelectable” and turned…
By Josh Lederman and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
FAIRFAX, Va. — President Barack Obama tore into the National Rifle Association on Thursday as he sought support for his actions on gun control, accusing the powerful lobby group of peddling an "imaginary fiction" that he said has distorted the…
By Joshua Barajas
The Vatican on Friday said Pope Francis’ “only real audience” while visiting Washington, D.C. was a former student and his family. Turns out, that audience was a gay couple.
By Bill Barrow, Lisa Lerer, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina finds herself in a position to build on a strong debate performance for the second time in six weeks, enjoying rave reviews for demonstrating a command of policy details, while also taking on…
By Julie Bykowicz, Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
George Pataki, Lindsey Graham, Rick Santorum and Bobby Jindal sought the kind of performance that former technology executive Carly Fiorina put on at the first GOP debate last month, which helped propel her onto Wednesday night's main stage.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
CNN on Tuesday amended its criteria for the next Republican presidential debate, giving former technology executive Carly Fiorina a better chance at appearing in the Sept. 16 primetime affair.
By Morgan Till
The famous "Boys on the Bus"--the gaggle of reporters who covered the 1972 McGovern/Nixon race, memorialized in Tim Crouse's book of the same name--lost another member today. Longtime CBS and CNN correspondent Bruce Morton died Thursday afternoon in Washington…
By Sam Lane
AT&T’s proposed takeover of satellite television giant DirecTV faced some scrutiny Monday morning, fewer than 24 hours after the deal’s announcement. Appearing on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, said he’s “very skeptical” of the merger and would like…
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