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  • Activists: Vote now to confirm Lynch as US attorney general

    U.S. Senate leaders should immediately call for a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general, national civil rights activists urged Saturday. The National Action Network, the NAACP, the National Urban League and other groups announced their...
  • Democrats' intraparty fight haunts second US Senate campaign

    This month marks six years since Arlen Specter switched parties to become a Democrat, upending Pennsylvania's 2010 U.S. Senate campaign and setting off an intraparty fight among Democrats that is now haunting a second campaign. Party leaders are now...
  • Former ambassador: Early idea to invite Kim to US rejected

    A former ambassador to South Korea says he once suggested that Kim Jong Un be invited to the United States for an "orientation trip" when Kim's father still led North Korea, but the idea was rejected — which he calls a mistake. Donald Gregg spoke...
  • Biden talks about workforce training during Bay Area visit

    Vice President Joe Biden visited a power plant in Oakland, California, on Friday and spoke with veterans enrolled in a job-training program as part of a two-day swing through the Bay Area. Biden spoke with 15 students in Pacific Gas & Electric's...
  • Obamas pay $93,362 in federal taxes; tax rate of 20 percent

    President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, paid more than $93,000 in federal taxes last year on an adjusted gross income of more than $477,000, according to tax returns released Friday by the White House. Their effective tax rate was 19.6 percent,...
  • Poll: Democrats and independents don't want a Clinton coronation

    If Hillary Clinton is to become her party's 2016 presidential nominee, independents and even Democrats overwhelmingly want to see her earn the title, according to a Bloomberg Politics national poll that also shows increasing headwinds for her candidacy....
  • The Americas neighborhood: A look at summit players

    When President Barack Obama meets with other leaders of the Americas he will encounter a charged environment full of factions, some allied with him, some arrayed against the U.S. and most trying to secure an economic future amid diminishing resources....
  • Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears

    Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears
    It's become a frustrating rite for Armenian Americans. Every year, in the days leading up to the April 24 anniversary, advocates have lobbied President Obama to use the word "genocide" to describe the killing of more than 1 million Armenians at the...
  • APNewsBreak: Top Dems seek alternative Pa. Senate candidate

    Top Democrats are pressuring Josh Shapiro, a former state lawmaker who heads Pennsylvania's third most populous county, to run for the U.S. Senate, a reflection of the party's unease with second-time candidate Joe Sestak. Two people familiar with the...
  • Obama: Decision near on removing Cuba from terror list

    President Barack Obama will act soon on a recommendation about whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, he said Thursday as he opened a three-day trip to the Caribbean and Central America. Obama has long signaled he's...
  • Biden says momentum is turning against Islamic militants in Iraq

    WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Joe Biden gave an upbeat assessment of the Iraqi government's fight against Islamic State militants, defending the administration's strategy ahead of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's Washington visit next week. "It'...