Wooing blacks, Sanders reframes, but doesn't change argument

Published Nov. 25 2015

Bernie Sanders acknowledges that he needs more support from black voters to have any chance of defeating Hillary Rodham Clinton...

Clinton to speak in Montgomery for Bus Boycott anniversary

Published Nov. 24 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Hillary Clinton will headline an event commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Clintons have collected $35 million from finance industry

Published Nov. 24 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been...

Lawmakers kick highway bill down the road two more weeks

Published Nov. 23 2015

This was supposed to be the week Congress does something it hasn't done in a decade: Send the president a...

Clinton brings campaign tour to Tennessee today

Published Nov. 20 2015

WASHINGTON — The parade of presidential hopefuls marching through Tennessee this year has been almost exclusively Republican as candidates in...

Louisiana Gov. Jindal ends bid for GOP nomination in 2016

Published Nov. 17 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the 2016 race for president Tuesday, ending a campaign...

Paris attacks leave teachers, parents around the world contemplating about how to tell children

Published Nov. 17 2015

The deadly attacks in France left schools and parents around the world grappling with what to say to children, and...

Debate day-after: What rivalries? GOP candidates play nice

Published Nov. 11 2015

MIAMI — The elbows-out GOP presidential contest appeared on Wednesday to have entered a kinder, gentler phase.

Debate takeaways: Candidates dive into immigration, spending

Published Nov. 11 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The fourth Republican debate of the 2016 presidential election had the distinct feel of, well, a real...

Corker, Alexander and Fleischmann blast Obama's rejection of Keystone XL pipeline

Published Nov. 6 2015

Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander and Chuck Fleischmann blasted Obama for his final rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, a...

House passes six-year highway bill with only enough money for three years

Published Nov. 5 2015

The House voted Thursday to continue transportation programs for six years with no significant increase in spending, despite warnings from...

House GOP, eager to mend wounds, votes to make Paul Ryan speaker

Published Oct. 29 2015

Rep. Paul Ryan captured enough House votes Thursday to become the chamber's next speaker, as a splintered Republican Party...

Insurgents vs mainstream: Debate highlights GOP's 2 tracks

Published Oct. 28 2015

BOULDER, Colo. -- Marco Rubio bid forcefully for control of the Republican Party's establishment wing in Wednesday night's third GOP...

As GOP debates, Clinton calls the match-up 'a little scary'

Published Oct. 28 2015

BARTLETT, N.H. -- As Republicans prepared for their third primary debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton attacked her would-be general election opponents...

Updated: Fresh starts as GOP taps new speaker, approves budget deal

Published Oct. 28 2015

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans embraced a new leader Wednesday and swiftly consented to a major budget-and-debt deal to avert a...

Updated: Paul Ryan is in, will seek job of House Speaker

Published Oct. 22 2015

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday formally declared his candidacy for speaker of the House after getting unified support...

Invoking July 16 attack, GOP lawmakers slam Obama's veto of defense bill

Published Oct. 22 2015

NASHVILLE — U.S. Sens. Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., are blistering President Barack Obama's veto today of...

Scott DesJarlais backs Paul Ryan for speaker

Published Oct. 22 2015

Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., says he's joining other House Freedom Caucus members ready to back Wisconsin GOP Rep. Paul Ryan...

House Freedom Caucus says it supports Ryan for speaker

Published Oct. 21 2015

WASHINGTON -- The hardline House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday it is supporting Rep. Paul Ryan for speaker of the House,...

Joe Biden says he will not run for president

Published Oct. 21 2015

Vice President Joe Biden said today he will not run for president in 2016.

New federal coal ash regulations going into effect

Published Oct. 19 2015

KNOXVILLE -- New federal regulations for coal ash, a byproduct of burning coal at power plants, took effect Monday for...

'Blast from the Jim Crow past': Clinton blasts Republicans on voting rights

Published Oct. 17 2015

HOOVER, Ala. -- Near the heart of the civil rights movement, presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton roused black Alabama Democrats...

Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy

Published Oct. 13 2015

LAS VEGAS -- Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control...