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WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:50am

The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

Thomas Beaumont and Sergio Bustos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:50pm

Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship in an effort to broaden his appeal among minority voters.

IRS to Sen. Mike Lee: We won't target churches over gay marriage

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:31pm

The IRS promised not to strip religious institutions of their tax-exempt status based on their belief in traditional marriage under questioning from Sen. Mike Lee in a Senate committee hearing.

Million-dollar donors lift Jeb Bush's presidential ambitions

Julie Bykowicz and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:40pm

A dozen million-dollar contributors account for at least 10 percent of Jeb Bush's record-setting presidential fundraising haul.

Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:21pm

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the nation's efforts to fight poverty over the past several decades have failed.

Clinton email disclosure slowed by security concerns

Ken Dilanian and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:01pm

The State Department released fewer Hillary Rodham Clinton emails than expected Friday, saying its process was slowed by intense scrutiny from U.S. intelligence agencies to ensure that emails from her private server don't contain sensitive or classified government secrets.

Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting

Sergio Bustos and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:01am

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory on Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing — and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency.

Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:20am

Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.

Ex-President George HW Bush tweets about fall, neck injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:51pm

Former President George H.W. Bush is showing he has a sense of humor about falling at his Maine summer home and fracturing a bone in his neck.

Judge chides State official over AP records request response

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:21pm

A judge on Wednesday chided a State Department official for the department's slowness in responding to Associated Press requests for documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.

Christie campaign asks FEC for disclosure extension

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:31pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential campaign has asked the Federal Election Commission for a 45-day extension to file his financial disclosure report. But his campaign says he still intends to file it in time to make the first GOP presidential primary debate on August 6.