Thomas Beaumont and Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 12:23pm
During the early weeks of his presidential campaign, Joe Biden stopped by this exclusive Dallas-area enclave to headline a fundraiser at the home of Russel Budd, a lawyer known for overseeing billions of dollars in settlements with corporations sued for asbestos exposure. The former vice president urged the lawyers in the room to go after pharmaceutical companies and told them their work mattered.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:53am
When the Kentucky governor's chief of staff authorized the firing of a top aide to the lieutenant governor he "overstepped his boundaries," Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said Tuesday, ratcheting up an unsettling election-year dispute for Republicans.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:33am
The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday.
Alan Suderman, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:18am
Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a bipartisan hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state's Democratic lieutenant governor. Their effort looks doomed, as Democrats quickly opposed it and called it a political stunt.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 9:57am
Joe Biden touted fundraising figures on Monday that suggest he has taken in at least $19 million this quarter, a sum that — if true — would top what all of his leading rivals raised during the last period.
Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Michael Schneider, Associated Press | PostedJun 17th - 10:17pm
Four years after launching one of the most improbably successful runs for president in history, President Donald Trump officially kicks off its sequel on Tuesday, again offering himself as a political outsider — but this time from the Oval Office.
A government watchdog will investigate whether the U.S. Interior Department broke the law by making plans to open lands cut from a Utah national monument by President Donald Trump to leasing for oil, gas and coal development, a pair of Democratic congress members said Monday.
Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said.