National Politics

Politics Clinton recruiting Obama veterans for expected 2016 campaign Clinton recruiting Obama veterans for expected 2016 campaign
As Hillary Rodham Clinton builds up her expected presidential campaign, she's recruiting veterans of President Barack Obama's two successful White House runs, signaling to supporters that she's taking steps to avoid a repeat of her failed 2008 bid.
Politics Ohio man accused of threatening to kill Boehner Ohio man accused of threatening to kill Boehner
An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted last week on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, possibly by poisoning his drink, according to records made available Tuesday.
Politics Romney sparks new 2016 competition among GOP establishment Romney sparks new 2016 competition among GOP establishment
With Mitt Romney's move in the past week toward launching a third run for president, there are three high-profile Republicans from the party's mainstream suddenly competing for the same group of elite donors and staffing talent, just as the crowded 2016 presidential primary season begins.
Politics Paul Ryan is out, Mitt Romney moves closer to '16 campaign Paul Ryan is out, Mitt Romney moves closer to '16 campaign
The GOP's crowded 2016 presidential field shifted sharply Monday as Paul Ryan, the party's last vice presidential nominee, bowed out, while two-time presidential hopeful Mitt Romney marched toward his third campaign and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stepped closer to his first.
Politics Obama proposes free community college program Obama proposes free community college program
The White House on Thursday announced a proposal that President Barack Obama said would make community college "free for everybody who is willing to work for it." But administration officials provided no details about the program's costs or where the money would come to pay for it.
Politics Edging closer to 2016 bid, Republican Jeb Bush forms new PAC Edging closer to 2016 bid, Republican Jeb Bush forms new PAC
In a video posted in English and Spanish on Facebook, the Republican said that the "Right to Rise PAC" will allow him to "support candidates who believe in conservative principles to allow all Americans to rise up."
Politics Huckabee leaving Fox News show ahead of decision Huckabee leaving Fox News show ahead of decision
Political commentator and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says he is ending his six-year run as a TV host on Fox News, a decision that will fuel speculation about the Republican's plans for another White House bid.
Politics Taxing pot: Colorado gets modest boost of revenue Taxing pot: Colorado gets modest boost of revenue
To see the tax implications of legalizing marijuana in Colorado, there's no better place to start than an empty plot of land on a busy thoroughfare near downtown Denver.
Politics President Obama aims to start 2015 on his own terms President Obama aims to start 2015 on his own terms
President Barack Obama is aiming to set the agenda for the new year on his terms despite emboldened Republicans who feel their victory in November's elections given them a mandate to rein him in.