National Politics

Politics Trump outlines plans to stop ISIS, defund Planned Parenthood Trump outlines plans to stop ISIS, defund Planned Parenthood
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is outlining a foreign policy in which the United States would put ground troops in the fight against Islamic State militants and demand money from Middle East countries supported by the U.S.
Politics Trump jolts first GOP debate, rivals scramble for attention Trump jolts first GOP debate, rivals scramble for attention
A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign by warning he might run as an independent if denied the GOP nomination. His startling declaration left his onstage rivals scrambling to compete for attention the rest of the night.
Politics FACT CHECK: GOP candidates veer from the truth in 1st debate FACT CHECK: GOP candidates veer from the truth in 1st debate
Republicans seeking their party's 2016 presidential nomination have the challenging task of trying to stand out among the 17 candidates in the race, and Thursday's televised debate was the first opportunity for the party to start whittling down its choices. So it's no surprise that the candidates had a vested interest in puffing up their own records as governors, senators and public figures. And some of them just got the facts wrong.
Politics GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debate.
Politics Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has scored the top spot for Thursday night's leadoff debate of the 2016 presidential race, joined by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and seven other Republican contenders who made the campaign's first cut.
Politics GOP presidential candidates lash out at illegal immigration GOP presidential candidates lash out at illegal immigration
The Republican Party's presidential class called for aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration as more than a dozen White House hopefuls faced off in New Hampshire on Monday night, part of a pointed preview of the first full-fledged debate of the 2016 primary season.
Politics Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds
The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could echo into next year's presidential and congressional elections.
Politics Obama heralds impact of power plant greenhouse gas limits Obama heralds impact of power plant greenhouse gas limits
Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future generations if left unchecked.
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."