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…
Eighty years ago Saturday, William Penn Adair, better known as Will Rogers, an entertainer, humorist, political commentator and writer, died in a plane crash in Alaska.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Donald Trump doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon, so his rivals are scrambling to figure out how best to handle the blowback from every new bout of bluster drowning out their campaigns.
Heated political rhetoric is nothing new, a new documentary on Gore Vidal and William Buckley shows.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
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…
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
Once again, Donald Trump isn't backing down from comments that have inflamed the Republican presidential race. And some of his rivals are no longer treating him with kid gloves.
By Associated Press
Republican presidential contenders seeking to woo evangelical voters are making their case for conservative social issues at a gathering expected to attract thousands of potential Iowa caucus-goers.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
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…
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-loving place is creating a logistical conundrum.
By Associated Press
Ted Cruz's presidential campaign has raised more than $14 million since the Texas senator launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination just over three months ago, his campaign said Sunday.
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