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  • Bill Clinton endorses Strickland in Ohio

    WASHINGTON Former President Bill Clinton made his first endorsement of the 2016 cycle Tuesday, backing former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland in his bid for Senate. Strickland is the front-runner for the nomination to challenge Republican Sen. Rob Portman....
  • Schock's career collapse a blow to state, national GOP

    Schock's career collapse a blow to state, national GOP
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation is not only a blow to national Republicans, for whom Schock raised millions, but also to Illinois Republicans. Just eight weeks ago, Schock was widely believed to be next in line to chair the National Republican...
  • Internet regulations require legislative fix

    Internet regulations require legislative fix
        When it comes to enshrining sensible and permanent public policy in regard to the Internet, Senator Bill Nelson, D-Fla., says there is “magic in the making,” and that by working with his colleagues in the U.S. Senate, Americans could...
  • Spokesman for late Missouri auditor left note: 'I can't take being unemployed again'

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Spence Jackson, spokesman for the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, apparently believed he would face unemployment in the wake of his boss' suicide last month. And that, according to a note Jackson left, was the reason he took his...
  • Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

    Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law
    Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the...
  • High court sends back ruling on Virginia redistricting

    A federal judicial panel must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday. The justices ordered the three-judge panel to review the case in...
  • Where do 'religious freedom' acts mention gays or lesbians?

    Where do 'religious freedom' acts mention gays or lesbians?
    Poor Mike Pence. The Indiana governor, eyeing a long-shot presidential bid, probably didn't expect the hot mess he got himself into by signing his state's version of the federal Religious Freedom and Restoration Act, or RFRA. And it showed. On ABC's...
  • Clinton advisers traveling to New Hampshire, Iowa

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign manager-in-waiting is traveling to the early voting states of New Hampshire and Iowa this week for meetings with Democratic activists as the former secretary of state prepares for a likely presidential campaign. Robby...
  • Democrats call for repeal of religious objections law

    Democrats call for repeal of religious objections law
    Democratic legislators say a full repeal of Indiana's new law on religious objections is the only way to stem the widespread criticism rolling over the state as local Democratic and Republican political leaders continue to ask for changes to the law....
  • Youth group pushing Republicans on gay marriage visits Ohio

    Activists who don't want the Republican Party's 2016 platform to oppose same-sex marriage will promote their effort in a swing through Ohio. The Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry will have representatives in Cincinnati on Tuesday, followed...
  • US offer for climate treaty: Up to 28 percent emissions cut

    In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation, according to people briefed on the White House's plans....