Aug 15

Frontrunners Clinton and Trump descend on Iowa State Fair

The respective Democratic and Republican front-runners each drew large crowds of gawkers at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, as Clinton sampled a pork chop on a stick and Trump gave rides to children on his helicopter emblazoned with his…

Jul 28

The federal Export-Import Bank expired June 30 when Congress failed to renew its charter. The bank is a small federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas, by underwriting loans to foreign customers. Conservatives oppose it as corporate…

Jul 12

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other congressional leaders expressed doubts Sunday about a historic agreement with Iran to address that country's nuclear program, predicting President Barack Obama could face hurdles in Congress if negotiators reach…