- US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July
Sacramento Bee, Friday - 08/28/2015 - 09:32 AM
U. S. consumers increased their spending by a moderate amount in July, while income growth was propelled by the largest jump in wages and salaries in eight months. …
- Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration
Associated Press, Thursday - 08/27/2015 - 05:56 PM
Donald Trump's plan to deport millions of people in the U. S. illegally and eliminate birthright citizenship risks deepening a Republican rift on immigration. Some leaders say that divide must be bridged if the GOP hopes to win back the White House.
- Bush hit from both sides on birthright citizenship
Sacramento Bee, Wednesday - 08/26/2015 - 04:47 AM
Jeb Bush was supposed to be the Republican presidential candidate who could solve the party's immigration puzzle. But he's been drawing more fire from Democrats for the way he's defending birthright citizenship than is Donald Trump, who wants to end it. …
- Trump vows never to eat Oreos again, citing move to Mexico
Associated Press, Tuesday - 08/25/2015 - 10:29 PM
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his claim Tuesday evening that he would stop eating Oreos, citing the cookie maker's decision to close a plant in Chicago and move it to Mexico.
- As market tumbles, GOP's 2016 hopefuls blame China, Obama
Sacramento Bee, Tuesday - 08/25/2015 - 04:47 PM
The Republican candidates for president eagerly diagnosed Monday's widespread stock sell-off, with President Barack Obama and China the most popular targets for blame on a day the Dow Jones industrial average fell by nearly 600 points. …
- Watchdog: US ambassador Kennedy used private email
Associated Press, Tuesday - 08/25/2015 - 01:09 PM
An internal watchdog says senior staff at the U. S. Embassy in Japan, including Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, have used personal email accounts for official business. Some emails contained sensitive information.
- Obama pushing for more clean energy choices for consumers
Sacramento Bee, Monday - 08/24/2015 - 02:47 PM
Pushing back against fossil fuel interests, President Barack Obama is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind of power they use. …
- Bernie Sanders takes aim at 'greedy' Koch brothers
Sacramento Bee, Sunday - 08/23/2015 - 08:47 PM
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is making the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch the face of a "corrupted" political and economic system that the Vermont senator wants to upend. …
- Birthright citizenship debate a distraction, GOP rivals say
Associated Press, Sunday - 08/23/2015 - 01:04 PM
The debate over a controversial proposal to end the automatic granting of citizenship to children of people in the U. S. illegally is a distraction from what the nation really needs to do to stem the tide of illegal immigration, several Republican presidential candidates said Sunday.
- Obama sheds summer curse, just in time for daunting fall
Associated Press, Sunday - 08/23/2015 - 08:11 AM
President Barack Obama may have finally shed his summer curse - just in time for a daunting fall.
- Top 2016 candidates struggle to change the subject
Associated Press, Saturday - 08/22/2015 - 08:45 AM
Some of the best-known 2016 candidates are toting around heavy baggage this summer that's proving to be a big distraction to their campaigns.
- Between eye surgeries in Haiti, Paul talks 2016 challenges
Associated Press, Saturday - 08/22/2015 - 08:38 AM
Mathieux Saint Fleur has been virtually blind for two decades. In less than 24 hours, he will see again.