The fifth GOP presidential debate

Published Dec. 15 2015

The 2016 Republican presidential candidates are debating for the last time in 2015, this time in Las Vegas, as they...

Clinton: U.S. needs '360-degree' anti-terror strategy

Published Dec. 15 2015

Offering a prebuttal to Republicans, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that the American people "cannot give into fear"...

Republicans to take debate stage in race reshaped by attacks

Published Dec. 15 2015

Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Tuesday night for the first time in a month, their race reshaped by...

Congress, White House close in on spending bill, tax package

Published Dec. 15 2015

Congressional negotiators and the White House closed in on a deal late Monday on a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill...

Bob Corker blames 'technical errors' for failure to report millions in income

Published Dec. 15 2015

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says "technical errors" by his former accounting firm resulted in him failing to properly disclose millions...

Tennessee congressman calls for change in use of informants

Published Dec. 9 2015

A Tennessee congressman wants the Justice Department to investigate the use of confidential informants - and how the practice...

Mayor Berke's former chief of staff unanimously confirmed as federal judge

Published Dec. 7 2015

Travis McDonough, the previous chief of staff for Mayor Andy Berke, was confirmed Monday as the next U.S. District Court...

Trump calls for 'complete and total shutdown' of Muslims entering the U.S.

Published Dec. 7 2015

Trump says in a statement released by his campaign Monday that his proposal comes in response to the level of...

Jimmy Carter says latest brain scan shows no cancer

Published Dec. 6 2015

Jimmy Carter inspired pronouncements of answered prayers Sunday, revealing that his latest brain scan showed no signs of cancer four...

Presidential candidate John Kasich makes fundraising stops in Tennessee

Published Dec. 1 2015

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Tuesday that his visit to Tennessee is aimed at avoiding having to scramble for...

Clinton opened State Department to fundraisers, campaign staff and corporate donors

Published Nov. 30 2015

The woman who would become a 2016 presidential candidate met or spoke by phone with nearly 100 corporate executives, Clinton...

Georgia officials leave tens of thousands of dollars in campaign cash unaccounted for

Published Nov. 28 2015

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Saturday that it found the errors after examining hundreds of financial reports filed by a dozen...

Voices of Faith: What are our choices regarding refugees?

Published Nov. 28 2015

Many of my social media friends are adamant that we should take in all refugees. And just as many are...

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...