Nearly six months out from the first votes of a presidential campaign, candidates should be fleshing out who they are and what they stand for. Instead, some of the best-known 2016 candidates are toting heavy baggage that's proving to be…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Regardless of political affiliation, Americans strongly support government action to control prescription drug costs, according to a poll released Thursday.
President Barack Obama proposed the toughest regulations in U.S. history to combat climate change, with the most significant rule requiring existing power plants to cut emissions by 32 percent by 2030. But the rules face opposition from Congressional Republicans and…
By Nicholas Riccardi
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy sector…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Republicans and anti-abortion groups are giving no signs of letting the Planned Parenthood issue fade quickly. A look at what's happened and what may be ahead.
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 candidate Donald Trump criticized Arizona Sen. John McCain's military record Saturday, saying he was a "war hero because he was captured."…
By Emily Swanson, Associated Press
People in the United States are evenly divided over the Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
By Rialda Zukic
Democratic Sen. Patty Murray's introduction of the Affordability is Access Act this week has renewed debate nationwide about birth control access and affordability.
By Philip Elliott, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Closing in on an expected announcement that he will run for president, Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he is planning a political event in two weeks in Miami to announce his 2016 plans.
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