Jesse Benton said Friday he's stepping down from his top role in the Republican senator's re-election effort.
By Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press
The White House is conducting a review of programs that have equipped local police departments with military gear from the Pentagon, urged by President Barack Obama's call for more separation between the nation's armed forces and civilian law enforcement.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
For three years, President Barack Obama has resisted the pull of potential U.S. military action in Syria, even as the civil war's death toll climbed toward 200,000. Now, in light of the extremist group's murder of American journalist James Foley,…
By Dave Gram, Associated Press
"I have had an enormously satisfying career, one that I would not have traded for any other," Jeffords said when he retired. "In no other job do you have both the freedom and obligation to solve problems and help people…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
One day after a grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts, charging that he abused the power of his office last year, questions remain about the governor's actions and what comes next. Tony Plohetski of the…
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat - a case the possible 2016 presidential hopeful is dismissing as nakedly political, but which…
By Will Weissert, Associated Press and Philip Elliott, Associated Press
The billionaire industrialists are working to patch a gaping hole in the GOP coalition that could spell a generation of irrelevance if Republicans cannot build some credibility with Hispanic voters, who typically shun the GOP. The fast-growing group could have…
By Philip Elliott, Associated Press
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says he worries an American city could soon be a terrorist target if the U.S. military fails to turn back Islamic militants on the march in Iraq and Syria.
By Associated Press
The new Associated Press-GfK poll offers a look at how nine potential 2016 presidential candidates appeal to the public.
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