Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced Sunday he is making a run for House speaker against Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California. Chaffetz said he believes the American people are ready for a change and a more united Republican Congress.
Lisa Lerer and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 8:10am
Inside the arena, the roar was deafening when Hillary Rodham Clinton took the stage at the annual convention of the New Hampshire Democratic Party. Thousands of people jumped to their feet to welcome their party's White House front-runner with cheers and noisemakers emblazoned with her campaign logo.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 5:20am
Vice President Joe Biden is throwing his unequivocal support behind letting transgender people serve openly in the U.S. military, as the Obama administration considers whether and when to lift the longstanding ban.
Lisa Lerer, Associated Press | Posted Oct 3rd - 7:22pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday delivered the strongest speech in support of gay rights in the 2016 presidential race on Saturday, promising that ending discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender people would be a central pillar of her administration.
Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | Posted Oct 3rd - 6:52pm
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday channeled 1970s action star Charles Bronson in defending Second Amendment rights in the aftermath of the shooting at an Oregon community college that left nine dead.
Bill Barrow, Associated Press | Posted Oct 3rd - 4:01pm
Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina has spent the last two weeks repeating an erroneous description of videos secretly recorded by anti-abortion activists. That seems bound to continue as she makes her opposition to Planned Parenthood a centerpiece of her 2016 campaign.
Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted Oct 3rd - 12:01pm
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he opposes a unilateral American no-fly zone in Syria, arguing that it could pull the U.S. into the Syrian civil war and "lead to a never-ending U.S. entanglement in that region."
Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted Oct 3rd - 1:21pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton was endorsed Saturday by the National Education Association, the nation's largest labor union, giving her campaign a boost in an increasingly competitive Democratic primary race.
Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Posted Oct 2nd - 8:31pm
Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that struggling rural regions like coal-dependent southern West Virginia, a once-Democratic stronghold now firmly red, should be the focus of new energy investments and infrastructure improvement.
Bill Barrow and Sergio Bustos, Associated Press | Posted Oct 2nd - 6:01pm
Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush and other Republicans declared their opposition to stiffer gun laws Friday in the aftermath of the Oregon college mass shooting, while Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton called for a national movement to counter the power of the gun lobby.