- Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash
Miami Herald, Saturday - 08/01/2015 - 12:32 PM
It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks. …
- Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC
Associated Press, Saturday - 08/01/2015 - 08:37 AM
The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light.
- A look at Hillary Clinton's 2007-2014 federal tax returns
Sacramento Bee, Friday - 07/31/2015 - 09:27 PM
Federal income tax returns from 2007 through 2014 for Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, show a surge in earnings in recent years and provide new details on aspects of their business dealings. …
- Seeking pre-debate boost, Kasich zeroes in on New Hampshire
Miami Herald, Friday - 07/31/2015 - 05:48 PM
Days before Fox News announces who will participate in the first GOP primary debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is projecting a laid-back attitude toward his chances of being on stage and saying he's pleased with the support he's received since joining the race July 21. …
- Clintons paid 35.7 percent federal tax rate between 2007-14
Associated Press, Friday - 07/31/2015 - 05:06 PM
Federal tax returns released by Hillary Rodham Clinton show she and former President Bill Clinton paid an overall 35.7 percent tax rate on tens of millions the couple earned between 2007 and 2014.
- US wage growth falls to record-slow pace in 2nd quarter
Sacramento Bee, Friday - 07/31/2015 - 09:32 AM
U. S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 27 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring hasn't boosted pay. The slowdown also reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay. …
- In Miami, Clinton set to call for lifting Cuba embargo
Associated Press, Friday - 07/31/2015 - 03:15 AM
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected Friday to urge Congress to lift the trade embargo on Cuba.
- What's considered 'classified' is a judgment call
Associated Press, Friday - 07/31/2015 - 03:09 AM
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U. S. intelligence community recently alerted the Justice Department about classified information included improperly on email that went through a home server Clinton used in lieu of the official State Department email system.
- Sanders rallies supporters in nationwide simulcast
Miami Herald, Thursday - 07/30/2015 - 04:47 PM
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on supporters to spark a "political revolution" for his candidacy on Wednesday night, offering a rallying cry of "enough is enough" on a video simulcast to events across the country. …
- Perry dials back Christian appeal in Iowa, cites job record
Associated Press, Thursday - 07/30/2015 - 03:24 AM
Rick Perry bragged to an Iowa barbeque crowd about the strong economy back in Texas, drew laughs comparing President Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter and won applause vowing to secure the U. S.-Mexico border. But in a state where evangelicals wield political influence, he didn't mention religion until 25 minutes into his address, and only then when asked about it.
- US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777
Associated Press, Wednesday - 07/29/2015 - 05:44 PM
A U. S. official says air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year.
- Boehner backs push to export US crude oil
Associated Press, Wednesday - 07/29/2015 - 03:14 PM
House Speaker John Boehner says he supports a push by U. S. oil companies to ship their crude oil overseas and lift a decades-long ban on exports.