National Politics

Politics Hillary Clinton tries to put email furor to rest as 2016 looms Hillary Clinton tries to put email furor to rest as 2016 looms
Trying to get the rollout of her presidential campaign back on track, Hillary Rodham Clinton says she should have used a government email address while working as the nation's top diplomat - an admission that sought to quell a political furor.
Politics Clinton: 'would have been better' to have 2 email accounts Clinton: 'would have been better' to have 2 email accounts
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opted to use her personal email account while secretary of state because of convenience. She says it "would have been better" to have used two email accounts.
Politics Questions swirl around Hillary Clinton's emails Questions swirl around Hillary Clinton's emails (Video)
The New York Times broke the story last week that Clinton used a private email account for all official government business. The U.S. government is supposed to preserve those emails.
Politics Clinton avoids email controversy at women's event Clinton avoids email controversy at women's event
On Monday, the potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate ignored the issue at a forum while a second Democratic senator urged her to speak out — and predicted she will — about her decision to conduct business while secretary of state in a private email account. Republicans are ramping up their attention on the issue.
Politics Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release Hillary Clinton email trove under review for release
The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private account. The disclosure has raised questions in the buildup to her expected presidential run about whether she adhered to the letter or spirit of accountability laws.
Politics Rick Perry's supporters launch super PAC Rick Perry's supporters launch super PAC
A handful of former aides and allies on Thursday launched the Opportunity and Freedom PAC, which can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on Perry's behalf.
Politics House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe
A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.
Politics Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State
Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law.
Politics Tensions on Capitol Hill over Netanyahu visit Tensions on Capitol Hill over Netanyahu visit (Video)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down an invitation to meet with Senate Democrats next week in his GOP engineered speech before Congress next Tuesday.
Politics GOP contenders push for military action against ISIS GOP contenders push for military action against ISIS
The Republican Party's leading presidential contenders on Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military action to prevent the spread of global terrorism, including a renewed use of ground forces in the Middle East.
Politics Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open
Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.