National Politics

Politics Clinton calls for tripling AmeriCorps civil service program Clinton calls for tripling AmeriCorps civil service program
As part of her promise to address rising college costs, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling to expand the AmeriCorps service program launched under her husband's administration.
Politics Bush defends use of term 'anchor babies' on talk radio Bush defends use of term 'anchor babies' on talk radio
Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush is defending his use of the term "anchor babies" on a talk radio show to describe children born to immigrants living illegally in the United States.
Politics Analysis: At core, Clinton prefers pragmatism over passion Analysis: At core, Clinton prefers pragmatism over passion
During her failed 2008 White House campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton derided rival Barack Obama's lofty talk of hope and change as equivalent to expecting "celestial choirs" to drop from the sky and inspire people to do the right thing.
Politics Clinton lawyer says her email server was wiped clean Clinton lawyer says her email server was wiped clean
Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal lawyer has told a Senate committee that emails and all other data stored on her computer server were erased before the device was turned over to federal authorities.
Politics Probe of Clinton's server could find more than just emails Probe of Clinton's server could find more than just emails
A forensic examination of Hillary Rodham Clinton's private computer server could unearth more details than what she put in her emails. It could answer lingering questions about the security of her system, who had access to it and whether outsiders tried to crack its contents.
Politics Jeb Bush: NSA needs broader powers to combat 'evildoers' Jeb Bush: NSA needs broader powers to combat 'evildoers'
Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Tuesday that the government should have broad surveillance powers of Americans and private technology firms should cooperate better with intelligence agencies to help combat "evildoers."
Politics GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker on Tuesday offered an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care law that would provide tax credits and restructure Medicaid, and took a swipe at GOP rivals in Congress for their inability to repeal the law.
Politics Rubio's slow start in Iowa, New Hampshire puzzles GOP Rubio's slow start in Iowa, New Hampshire puzzles GOP
Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio's slow-go campaign strategy is puzzling party operatives in Iowa and New Hampshire, states where voters are used to candidates showering them with attention early and often.
Politics US: Up to 305 Clinton emails might have classified data US: Up to 305 Clinton emails might have classified data
The State Department review of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails so far has found as many as 305 messages that could contain classified information and require further scrutiny by federal agencies, the department said Monday.
Politics Trump immigration proposal divides GOP presidential field Trump immigration proposal divides GOP presidential field
Donald Trump is dividing his Republican presidential rivals anew with his call to rewrite the Constitution to crack down on millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, and to force Mexico to pay for a better border fence. Scott Walker embraced some of the plan Monday, but other contenders, such as Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina, dismissed elements as unworkable.
Politics For Clinton and Biden, a long and tangled friendship For Clinton and Biden, a long and tangled friendship
Over the past quarter century or so, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Joe Biden have collaborated and competed, shared more than a dozen staffers, fought each other for a presidential nomination and then served together in the Cabinet of the man who beat them both.
Politics GOP hopeful Kasich files for 1st-in-the-South primary GOP hopeful Kasich files for 1st-in-the-South primary
Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday landed the endorsement of fellow governor Robert Bentley of Alabama, as the presidential hopeful seeks to build support for his White House bid and courts voters in the South.