National Politics

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.
Politics Trump gives out GOP rival's cell number during speech Trump gives out GOP rival's cell number during speech
Donald Trump pushed back ever harder Tuesday against Republicans fed up with his provocations, disclosing one opponent's cell number in a fiery speech and lowering flags to half-staff on his properties as part of an in-your-face escalation of the feud.
Politics Trump's self-paid presidential run means he's not going away Trump's self-paid presidential run means he's not going away
Donald Trump faced an avalanche of fresh criticism Monday for questioning Sen. John McCain's heroism. But he's getting no pressure at all from the one community that could push a candidate out of the 2016 presidential race: political donors.
Politics Clinton to propose increasing capital gains taxes Clinton to propose increasing capital gains taxes
Hillary Rodham Clinton plans later this week to propose raising capital gains taxes for some investors, pivoting from a 2008 pledge not to increase the rate beyond 20 percent. The policy is part of a larger effort by her campaign to encourage greater focus on longer-term economic growth rather than more immediate gains for investors_a priority for the liberal Democrats she'll need in 2016.
Politics What happened to Benghazi? Focus is on Clinton What happened to Benghazi? Focus is on Clinton
A special House committee on the 2012 Benghazi attacks has devolved from an investigation into the deaths of four Americans in Libya into a political fight over Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails and private computer server — a battle that is likely to stretch into the 2016 presidential election year.
Politics Obama warns Congress not to stand in way of Iran deal Obama warns Congress not to stand in way of Iran deal
President Barack Obama heralded a historic nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday as an opportunity for the longtime foes to move in a "new direction," while sharply warning Congress that it would be irresponsible to block the accord.
Politics Scott Walker: 'I will win and fight for you' Scott Walker: 'I will win and fight for you'
Scott Walker vowed Monday to fight for America's interests abroad and for his conservative policies in Washington, launching a 2016 Republican presidential bid by highlighting his clashes with labor unions as his campaign taunted his Democratic critics.
Politics Clinton: Nation needs a 'growth and fairness economy' Clinton: Nation needs a 'growth and fairness economy'
Laying out her agenda to help American workers, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that if she is elected to the White House she will seek to build a "growth and fairness economy" that would rejuvenate wages that have remained stagnant since the Great Recession.
Politics GOP White House hopefuls scramble for anti-abortion vote GOP White House hopefuls scramble for anti-abortion vote
Trying to distinguish themselves in front of an important group of social conservative activists, Republican White House hopefuls on Friday used the National Right to Life Convention to share personal stories and detail the abortion restrictions they've helped write into law.
Politics Jeb Bush and allies hit their mark, raise $114M for 2016 bid Jeb Bush and allies hit their mark, raise $114M for 2016 bid
Fulfilling ambitions to raise a historic amount of money in pursuit of the White House, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush and his allies took full advantage of the nation's evolving campaign finance laws to collect more than $114 million in the first six months of the year.