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  • How freelance diplomacy bankrolled by Rockefellers has paved way for an Iran deal

    Cutting a nuclear deal with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would be the easy part for President Barack Obama, who must then persuade both houses of Congress to sign off on the pact. Republicans and many Democrats abhor the...
  • Perry: Republicans are ones offering hope for black families

    Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry on Thursday urged his party to fight for the African-American vote and said black families should hold Democrats accountable for what he called decades of unsuccessful anti-poverty programs. "I am here to tell...
  • Chafee's campaign leaves some NH Democrats a bit puzzled

    Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire's Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells them he was the only Republican...
  • A look at the race to replace ex-Illinois Congressman Schock

    Five candidates — three Republicans and two Democrats — are vying to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned in March amid questions about his use of taxpayer and campaign funds. The winners of Tuesday's primaries will face off...
  • Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals

    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds. Clinton addressed 850...
  • Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner

    Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner
    Long content to wield his power largely behind the scenes, House Speaker Michael Madigan has in recent weeks become the very public face of the Democratic majority at the statehouse in a budget standoff with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner that's engulfed...
  • New tune for piano-playing senator: Revised education policy

    How does a musician-senator fill the time during yet another partisan Senate stalemate? In Sen. Lamar Alexander's case, he sits down at a borrowed piano in his Capitol Hill office and, with a grin, bangs out "The Memphis Blues." He's been blending music...
  • With social media tease, Wisconsin's Walker jumps into 2016

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said on Thursday. Having spent the past several months traveling...
  • Trust a big issue in race to replace scandal-plagued Schock

     Trust a big issue in race to replace scandal-plagued Schock
    The latest fallout of Aaron Schock's inglorious descent from up-and-coming politician to the subject of a federal grand jury investigation takes place Tuesday, when central Illinois primary voters will decide the nominees who will vie to replace the...
  • Assembly to consider 20-week abortion ban in special session

    The Wisconsin Assembly has voted to take up bills that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and repeal Wisconsin's prevailing wage for construction workers, as well as state budget votes, in a special legislative session. Kit Beyer,...
  • Backlash over Wisconsin GOP plan to tighten open records law

    Opposition mounted Friday to a surprise Republican budget measure that would exempt from Wisconsin open records laws nearly everything created by state and local government officials, including drafts of legislation and communications with staff. The 24-...