By Nancy Benac, Associated Press
Five more states chime in to the rambunctious campaign 2016 conversation on Tuesday, and no one's listening with greater interest than Marco Rubio and John Kasich, both of them desperate to win their home states and avoid being flattened by…
By PBS NewsHour
Gwen Ifill sits down with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg & Gonzalez Political Report to discuss the latest in politics, including which campaigns’ futures hang in the balance tomorrow, where the delegate…
By Michael D. Regan
At least 24 people have died in floods that have gripped parts of the United States during the last week. Officials in Louisiana, Illinois and Missouri are preparing for another deluge as waterways set records in several states.
In our news wrap Thursday, towns in whole sections of Missouri and Illinois are under water, with at least 20 dead and untold millions of dollars in damage. Also, New Year's celebrations drew tight security in New York and other…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the rising Mississippi River and its tributaries have overwhelmed towns across parts of Missouri and Illinois. At least 20 people have been killed in the region and flood waters are expected to hit record levels.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A Republican senator in a tough re-election race is attacking his top Democratic rival for supporting more Syrian refugees in the U.S., marking the issue's first appearance in Senate campaign advertising.
By Associated Press
CHICAGO — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican.
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
CHICAGO — A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Illinois Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school…
CHICAGO — Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in a way that evaded the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000.
In our news wrap Thursday, former Illinois Rep. Dennis Hastert was charged with evading currency rules and lying to the FBI. He allegedly withdrew nearly a million dollars in cash in a way that the bank wouldn't have to report…
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