POLL: Trump easily tops Clinton in Tennessee, but in Georgia...

Published Jul. 14 2016

NASHVILLE - Republican Donald Trump leads Democrat Hillary Clinton by 49 percent to 33.4 percent, according to a new survey...

Ginsburg regrets "ill-advised" criticism of Trump

Published Jul. 14 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she regrets her "ill-advised" public criticism of Donald Trump.

Bernie Sanders endorses Clinton for president

Published Jul. 12 2016

Bernie Sanders is at last endorsing Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee for president.

On Dallas trip, Obama will try to make sense of shootings

Published Jul. 11 2016

For President Barack Obama, the decision to return early from an overseas trip after a series of shocking shootings will...

Obama expected to leave about 8,400 troops in Afghanistan

Published Jul. 6 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to leave around 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he finishes his term,...

Obama and Clinton make first joint campaign appearance

Published Jul. 5 2016

Eight years after Hillary Clinton helped unite Democrats behind Barack Obama's presidential campaign, he's returning the favor.

Obama to tell foe-to-friend story at Hillary Clinton event

Published Jul. 4 2016

They've been bitter rivals, allies and colleagues.

US Sen. Jim Inhofe walks away from forced plane landing

Published Jul. 4 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe walked away from a forced landing at a small airport in Oklahoma...

Attorney general removes herself from deciding possible charges in Clinton email probe

Published Jul. 1 2016

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch will accept the recommendation of career prosecutors and the FBI director about whether to...

Gay marriage, one year later: Tennessee still divided over same-sex unions

Published Jun. 27 2016

In the year since the United States Supreme Court made a landmark decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide, the Technicolor wedding...

Panel wants investigation of fetal tissue transfers to UNM

Published Jun. 24 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Tennessee congresswoman is calling for an investigation into whether a clinic's transfer of aborted fetuses...

Sanders says he'll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet

Published Jun. 24 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president.

Obama concedes Supreme Court tie means game over on immigration plan

Published Jun. 23 2016

President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport...

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

Published Jun. 20 2016

A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting...

Trump's ousted campaign manager was an unlikely, controversial leader

Published Jun. 20 2016

Corey Lewandowski, dismissed Monday as Donald Trump's campaign manager, had risen from political obscurity to oversee the celebrity businessman's rise...

Biden asserts Trump could trigger surge in anti-Americanism

Published Jun. 20 2016

Warning of a potential surge in anti-Americanism, Vice President Joe Biden is tearing into Donald Trump's views on foreign policy...

Fleischmann recalls July 16 shooting as House passes anti-terror bills

Published Jun. 17 2016

In response to Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando, the U.S. House on Thursday passed a package of three previously approved...

U.S. House to take up Fleischmann anti-terrorist radicalization measure following Orlando

Published Jun. 16 2016

In the wake of the Orlando attack, the U.S. House later today plans to take up a measure by Rep....

Democratic senator launches filibuster to demand gun control

Published Jun. 15 2016

A Democratic senator from Connecticut is launching a filibuster and demanding a vote on gun control measures. The move comes...

Interactive: How divided is America?

Published Jun. 9 2016

Are we still one nation, indivisible, or have we become a divided America?

Sanders vows to help defeat Trump but stops short of endorsing Clinton after Obama meeting

Published Jun. 9 2016

With pressure growing for him to quit the presidential race, a subdued Bernie Sanders emerged from a meeting with President...


Congress sends Obama bill to regulate toxic chemicals

Published Jun. 7 2016

Congress on Tuesday sent President Barack Obama a sweeping bill that would for the first time regulate tens of...

Amid GOP discord, Ryan focuses on policy

Published Jun. 7 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan is proposing an overhaul of the nation's poverty programs, the first of several policy plans aimed...