National Politics

Politics Christie says he would testify if called in bridge trial Christie says he would testify if called in bridge trial
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he would have no problem testifying in a trial of former allies who face criminal charges for their alleged roles in politically-motivated traffic jams that caused long delays in 2013 over the George Washington Bridge connecting his state to New York.
Politics Other Dem candidates get 6 debates to challenge Clinton Other Dem candidates get 6 debates to challenge Clinton
The Democratic National Committee has sanctioned six presidential primary debates, giving long-shot candidates chances to challenge front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton before television audiences.
Politics Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
Declaring Tuesday that he can bring "the kind of change that truly can get America from hope to higher ground," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced his Republican candidacy in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton.
Politics State Dept: No evidence of conflict in Clinton Foundation gifts State Dept: No evidence of conflict in Clinton Foundation gifts
The State Department said Monday it has no evidence that any actions taken by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton when she was secretary of state were influenced by donations to the Clinton Foundation or former President Bill Clinton's speaking fees.
Politics Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Politics Jeb Bush: Give 11 million immigrants chance to stay Jeb Bush: Give 11 million immigrants chance to stay
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Wednesday that 11 million immigrants in the country illegally should have an opportunity to stay, wading yet again into his party's contentious immigrant debate.
Politics As unrest and arrests grow, Clinton evolves on crime As unrest and arrests grow, Clinton evolves on crime
Hillary Rodham Clinton issued an impassioned call for overhauling an "out of balance" criminal justice system Tuesday, using her first major public policy address as a presidential candidate to reflect on the recent unrest in Baltimore and push for an end to "the era of mass incarceration."
Politics Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to run for president
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will announce his plans to seek the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, presenting a liberal challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Politics Clinton fundraisers show scope of family network Clinton fundraisers show scope of family network
Hillary Rodham Clinton is tapping some of the biggest donors to her family's philanthropy for her presidential campaign, even as the charity is under scrutiny over its own fundraising practices.
Politics Bilingual Bush talks immigration in Puerto Rico Bilingual Bush talks immigration in Puerto Rico
Jeb Bush confronted one of the Republican Party's touchiest debates head-on Tuesday, telling Puerto Ricans that conservatives should be proud that America is "an immigrant nation" and value the contribution immigrants make to the country.
Politics Bush donors see him lay out contours of 2016 campaign Bush donors see him lay out contours of 2016 campaign
Jeb Bush's super PAC is raising eye-popping sums in a multi-pronged effort to define the former Florida governor for Republican presidential primary voters before his rivals can, donors say.
Politics Rand Paul faces tough questions from Orthodox Jewish crowd Rand Paul faces tough questions from Orthodox Jewish crowd
Looking to woo New York's Orthodox Jewish community, Republican presidential contender Rand Paul faced tough questions Monday about his support for Israel and his approach to foreign policy in the Middle East.
Politics Clinton running as a woman, but in subtle ways Clinton running as a woman, but in subtle ways
During an elegant awards luncheon in Washington, Hillary Rodham Clinton heralded the importance of women around the world having a say at the highest levels of power.