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  • Fact check: O'Malley lays claim to an ambitious record in Md.

    Fact check: O'Malley lays claim to an ambitious record in Md.
    WASHINGTON — Former Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering a run for president next year, tried last week to put some distance between himself and rival Hillary Clinton. A Clinton campaign aide had announced days earlier that the former Secretary...
  • Fiorina, in N.H., attacks Clinton and Rubio

    NASHUA, N.H. Former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina criticized Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as undeserving and derided a signature legislative proposal of fellow Republican Marco Rubio as inadequate. Fiorina's broadside...
  • Stark choices ahead if no one caves

    Stark choices ahead if no one caves
    The partisan gridlock in Washington has nothing on the partisan gridlock in Tallahassee, except for one key difference: The Republican Party of Florida controls everything in the state capital and this year, its leaders are waging the ugliest intramural...
  • Kasich emerges as another possible Republican candidate

    NASHUA, N.H. Another candidate could be emerging as an important player in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination free-for-all Gov. John Kasich of Ohio. On paper, he looks great. Popular governor in the state pivotal in every presidential election....
  • Rauner trying to broker mega-deal in Illinois Legislature

    Seizing on Illinois' budget crisis as a political opportunity, Republican businessman-turned-governor Bruce Rauner is trying to broker a master deal to advance his pro-business priorities through the Legislature in exchange for new revenue to save...
  • Believe it or not, bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol Hill

    Suddenly, bipartisanship has broken out on Capitol Hill. On Iran, Medicare, education and trade, Republicans and Democrats have come together to make deals, and that's something rarely seen lately. "It's great," Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said...
  • Mississippi lawmakers approve list of local taxes, projects

    That shrimp po' boy in Pascagoula or that hotel room in Houston will cost a bit extra because of local tourism taxes that legislators approved for those cities — as they did for many other communities around the state. Tourism taxes were among...
  • Analysis: Can Hillary Clinton solve the Democrats' white voter problem?

    WASHINGTON It never really dawned on Leslie Combs that Hillary Clinton might lose. Combs, a new state legislator from Kentucky's Pike County Democratic turf since the Union fought the Confederacy had endorsed Clinton's 2008 presidential bid. And yet the...
  • Crowded GOP field could keep Indiana in play in 2016

    Indiana could be in play in next year's Republican presidential race despite its late primary. Experts say a crowded Republican field means it could take longer for a front-runner to emerge. Allen County Republican Party Chairman Steve Shine tells The...
  • Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush alliance sours in GOP primary faceoff

    Ties between Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, political allies for more than a decade, are fraying as the Republican presidential campaign picks up. In public, mentor Bush and protege Rubio have avoided criticizing each other...
  • Context for Facebook chatter about presidential candidates

    WASHINGTON Millions of people have talked about the presidential contenders on Facebook as they launch campaigns. But despite some gaudy numbers, context and limits of the data cast doubt on the impact Facebook conversations will have on the race. In the...