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  • Sen. John Cornyn: Why I was one of 47 senators to sign the letter to Iran

    With its relentless quest for nuclear weapons, the Iranian regime represents a serious and growing threat to our national security. Sadly, our nation's ability to counter that very threat is being hamstrung by another problem President Barack Obama's...
  • 'Godfather' money rules Nigeria vote as lawmakers outearn Obama

    ABUJA, Nigeria When Okey Onwa decided to run for a seat in Nigeria's House of Representatives, a ruling party leader laid out the terms to the 52-year-old lawyer. He would have to pay 2 million naira ($10,048) as an expression of interest and sign...
  • What are Ted Cruz's chances against other Republicans in 2016?

    What are Ted Cruz's chances against other Republicans in 2016?
    Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas kicked off the 2016 presidential race Monday by becoming the first major candidate to officially announce a run — no "seriously considering," no "weighing options," none of the typical gobbledygook meant to put an asterisk...
  • Where They Stand: Ted Cruz on key issues of 2016 campaign

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced his 2016 campaign for president Monday, hoping to energize the evangelical wing of the Republican Party and supplement his already strong support among tea party and grassroots conservatives. Here's a snapshot of where Cruz...
  • New pro-trade board will sharpen Dems' divide on the issue

    President Barack Obama's allies are recruiting high-profile Democrats to help combat liberal resistance to his bid for new trade agreements in Asia and elsewhere. The effort will sharpen differences between the Democratic Party's liberal and pro-business...
  • Cruz's fiery message has limited appeal to some in GOP

    Ted Cruz gives a rousing speech. The former college debate champion can energize a crowd of 10,000 evangelicals at a basketball arena as easily as he can captivate a few dozen inside a New Hampshire cafeteria. He's proven in the Senate he's got the...
  • Obama haters, guns on campus and water: Letters

    Obama haters, guns on campus and water: Letters
    Red meat for haters Saturday's Sentinel commentary, "A carnival of chaos in U.S. government," by Victor Davis Hanson presents a trite review of events he thinks proves that "no one seems to be in charge at the White House. And that has terrified...
  • Looming end to legislative session to see major bill action

    The Arizona Legislature's annual session is drawing to a close and leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives are aiming to adjourn before Easter. That means the coming two weeks will see furious action as lawmakers work to enact their top...
  • Casey renews push on pregnant workers proposal as Supremes issue ruling

    Casey renews push on pregnant workers proposal as Supremes issue ruling
    A former UPS driver will get another chance to argue her claim of discrimination after the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday sent her case back to a lower court hearing. The issue of how pregnant women are treated in the workforce also will get an extra...
  • The GOP quandary: How far right without falling over the edge?

    WASHINGTON The 2016 Republican presidential candidates figure that to win the party's nomination, they have to get cozy with hard-core conservatives. But to win the general election, they have to move away from that same constituency. It's a quadrennial...
  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. US, SAUDIS LAUNCH MIDEAST AIRSTRIKES The Americans attack Islamic State militants in Saddam Hussein's hometown in northern Iraq, while Saudi...