National Politics

Politics Hillary Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday Hillary Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is "excellent physical condition" - two facts that emerged Friday in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate pushed out by her campaign on a busy summer day.
Politics Quiet on Keystone, Clinton faces sharper attacks from rivals Quiet on Keystone, Clinton faces sharper attacks from rivals
Hillary Rodham Clinton dodged questions Tuesday about her positions on trade and the Keystone XL pipeline, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the future of the project opposed by environmentalists remains "undecided when I become president, I will answer your question."
Politics Christie: Republican primary rivals lack policy specifics Christie: Republican primary rivals lack policy specifics
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday chided his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination for speaking in slogans rather than offering specifics on policies they'd pursue if elected to the White House.
Politics Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event Trump campaign bans Iowa newspaper from event
The Des Moines Register says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has denied press credentials to its reporters after the newspaper published an editorial calling on the billionaire businessman to end his campaign.
Politics Donald Trump loved and hated by Hispanics in border city Donald Trump loved and hated by Hispanics in border city
Beyond the spectacle The Donald seems to create wherever he goes, the billionaire businessman's visit to the border exposed evidence of a divided community whose overwhelmingly Hispanic population both decried Trump as racist and cheered his hardline immigration views.
Politics Clinton says nation's companies need to think long-term Clinton says nation's companies need to think long-term
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that businesses need to "break free from the tyranny" of focusing too closely on quarterly earnings reports and take a longer view of the economy to boost wages.
Politics New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions
A new letter by intelligence investigators to the Justice Department says secret government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: Email is forever.
Politics Bush calls on GOP to embrace Latinos, African-Americans Bush calls on GOP to embrace Latinos, African-Americans
Calling on his party to embrace diversity, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Thursday that Republicans will never win the presidency if they don't campaign in "every nook and cranny" of the country — especially in Hispanic and African-American communities.
Politics Hispanics love me, Trump declares at Mexican border Hispanics love me, Trump declares at Mexican border
Ever sure of himself, Donald Trump paid a whirlwind visit to the Mexico border Thursday and predicted Hispanics would love him — "they already do" — because as president he'd grab jobs back from overseas and give more opportunity to those who live in the U.S. legally.
Politics Republican lawmakers challenge Obama on Iran nuclear deal Republican lawmakers challenge Obama on Iran nuclear deal
Backed by Israel, Republicans on Wednesday forcefully challenged President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran as the White House dispatched a Cabinet-level lobbying team to build support for the agreement to ease sanctions in exchange for concessions on the Islamic nation's nuclear program.
Politics Republican contenders scrambling to adjust to 'Trumpism' Republican contenders scrambling to adjust to 'Trumpism'
From party heavyweights like Jeb Bush to recently announced candidates like Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the contenders are confronted by Trump's hair-trigger habit of calling out his critics by name, vilifying the GOP establishment and roiling the debate over immigration and more.
Politics Trump to visit Mexico-Texas border, a flashpoint in GOP race Trump to visit Mexico-Texas border, a flashpoint in GOP race
Donald Trump, provocateur of the Republican presidential race, now plans to go the Mexican border, a flashpoint in the primary contest ever since he declared that immigrants from Mexico are rapists and drug dealers.
Politics Ohio Gov. Kasich brings the Republican field to 16 Ohio Gov. Kasich brings the Republican field to 16
Saying "big ideas change the world," Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination Tuesday and pitched his well-rounded resume to voters who have a multitude of high achievers to size up.
Politics Dershowitz: Iran deal may change Obama's legacy Dershowitz: Iran deal may change Obama's legacy
The landmark nuclear deal with Iran may become a Chamberlain moment for President Barack Obama, Alan Dershowitz, a legal scholar author and activist, said during an interview Tuesday morning.