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  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EST

    Afghan peace talks with Taliban could begin soon as president says hopes high for peace After more than a decade of warfare, negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban are set to begin, officials, diplomats and experts said as President...
  • Nearly two dozen House Democrats call for Netanyahu delay

    WASHINGTON Twenty-three House Democrats have signed onto a letter calling on Speaker John Boehner to postpone Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled March 3 address to a joint session of Congress. The lawmakers argue that while they are...
  • Bumpy learning curve for likely candidates in 2016 race

    If you're an aspiring presidential candidate, says professional crisis manager Eric Dezenhall, right now is "a great time to take a pratfall because it's so far away from anything major." That's a good thing because so many of the candidates' feet have...
  • GOP targets 6 California House Democrats; Sen. Hall gets Hahn backing

    GOP targets 6 California House Democrats; Sen. Hall gets Hahn backing
    The National Republican Congressional Committee on Wednesday announced its top Democratic targets in next year's House races, including six in California. The California Democrats include five that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee...
  • Warren's backers see more leverage for the senator after her meeting with Hillary Clinton

    WASHINGTON On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had met for a private meeting in December at Whitehaven, the Clintons' home in Washington, D.C. A Democratic source...
  • Philadelphia to host 2016 Democratic Convention

    — Democrats will be heading to Philadelphia next year for their national convention to nominate the party's presidential candidate. The decision announced Thursday will put Pennsylvania in the national spotlight as Democrats attempt to hold on...
  • Will leadership rift spoil the party for Pennsylvania Democrats?

    Will leadership rift spoil the party for Pennsylvania Democrats?
    HARRISBURG — When the state Democratic Party holds its winter meeting this weekend, the primary agenda item is a routine one: picking candidates for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and other judicial races. But roiling below the surface is a...
  • Top state office could be next stop for newly re-elected Fort Lauderdale mayor

    Top state office could be next stop for newly re-elected Fort Lauderdale mayor
    Jack Seiler's overwhelming victory on Tuesday, in which he racked up 71 percent of the vote and crushed his challengers, gave him more than a third term as Fort Lauderdale mayor. The city's voters provided a boost to Seiler's long-held dream of winning...
  • How Rand Paul is trying to win over Democrats

    DES MOINES, Iowa It is no easy thing for a Republican, a probable candidate for president, to praise Eric Holder. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul brought the audience along as gently as he could. He had just delivered eight minutes of remarks on the need to audit...
  • De Blasio's bid to bring Democratic convention to NYC fails

    Mayor Bill de Blasio made a strong push to bring the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn, cheerleading its urban comeback story and liberal credentials while tirelessly working behind the scenes to raise money for what he envisioned would be a...
  • Wasserman Schultz disputes claim she offered to shift position on medical marijuana

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, in an interview Friday, emphatically rejected an allegation that she offered to change her position on medical marijuana in return for a prominent pot activist retracting statements critical of the congresswoman....