- Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 02/12/2016 - 04:53 AM
In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders' sweeping victory in New Hampshire's primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa winner Hillary Clinton.
- Obama moves to protect 1.8 million acres of Calif. desert
Associated Press, Friday - 02/12/2016 - 03:40 AM
President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others.
- FBI says it has surrounded last occupiers at Oregon refuge
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Wednesday - 02/10/2016 - 10:02 PM
- Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina
Associated Press, Wednesday - 02/10/2016 - 06:08 PM
The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states - Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas - will anchor the Super Tuesday primaries on March 1.
- But is she honest? Caring? Clinton grapples with questions
Associated Press, Wednesday - 02/10/2016 - 05:04 PM
Hillary Clinton's campaign has spent months fighting the perception that she has a shaky relationship with the truth and is disconnected from the problems facing Americans.
- Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official
Associated Press, Tuesday - 02/09/2016 - 05:06 AM
The Obama administration is creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts, as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday.
- Campaigns target Super Bowl viewers in early primary states
Associated Press, Monday - 02/08/2016 - 06:13 PM
Among Super Bowl advertisements for Doritos, dachshunds chasing ketchup bottles and Dame Helen Mirren encouraging responsible alcohol consumption, football fans in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada also got a dose of presidential politics.
- Sanders asked to drop American Legion emblem from campaign
Sacramento Bee, Monday - 02/08/2016 - 08:49 AM
The American Legion has asked the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to "cease and desist" from using the organization's emblem in campaign fliers. …
- Elizabeth Warren's hard choice in Democrats' White House run
Associated Press, Monday - 02/08/2016 - 03:25 AM
Coveted but coy, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is staying painstakingly neutral in the Democratic presidential contest for now, frustrating supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders while awaiting the right moment to lay her considerable chits on the table.
- How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL
Associated Press, Sunday - 02/07/2016 - 08:14 AM
Donald Trump was known in New York by 1984 as a flashy newcomer to Manhattan real estate. But football, not business, was what drew 60 young women to the Trump Tower in early January of that year.
- AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance
Sacramento Bee, Saturday - 02/06/2016 - 11:17 PM
Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U. S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away. …
- After Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshire
Associated Press, Saturday - 02/06/2016 - 09:12 AM
With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump.
- Speeches that earned Clinton millions remain a mystery
Associated Press, Friday - 02/05/2016 - 05:34 PM
Hillary Clinton told voters in the latest Democratic debate there's "hardly anything you don't know about me."