By By JULIE PACE and CHARLES BABINGTON | December 15, 2014 2:12 pmObama, Warren emerge as potential political foils
In or out? Jeb Bush keeps on mulling 2016 decision
Associated Press | December 14, 2014 1:36 pmJeb Bush's big donors and allies are tantalized by his promise to decide "in short order" whether to run for president.
Jeb Bush to release 250k emails
Associated Press | December 13, 2014 7:54 pmJeb Bush says he's releasing roughly 250,000 emails from his years as Florida's governor.
Japan holds vote expected to back Abe's policies
Associated Press | December 13, 2014 5:13 pmJapanese voters headed to the polls Sunday in a parliamentary election that is expected to reaffirm the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's majority, though many analysts were predicting a record low turnout.
2016 contenders quiet on police shootings protests
Associated Press | December 13, 2014 10:30 amSince grand juries in Missouri and New York declined to indict white police officers in the deaths of two black men, protesters nationwide have demanded a reckoning and an acknowledgment that "black lives matter."
Former Obama aides urging Warren run for president
Associated Press | December 12, 2014 10:49 amMore than 300 former campaign staffers and organizers for President Barack Obama have signed on to a letter urging Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016, the latest effort to nudge the Democrat into the race.
Delays plague Hillary Clinton's State Dept. files
Associated Press | December 10, 2014 12:48 pmThe State Department has failed to turn over government documents covering Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state that The Associated Press and others requested under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act ahead of her presumptive presidential campaign. They include one request AP made four years ago and others pending for more than one year.
Liberal group urging Warren to seek White House
Associated Press | December 09, 2014 9:55 amA prominent liberal group is urging Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren to seek the White House in 2016 and plans to spend $1 million in support of a new effort in early presidential primary states.
In Louisiana, GOP's Cassidy vows to oppose Obama
Associated Press | December 07, 2014 2:12 pmor any Democrat -- can win statewide.
Last of Senate's Deep South Democrats defeated
Associated Press | December 07, 2014 1:36 amRepublican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory "the exclamation point" on midterm elections that put Republicans in charge on Capitol Hill for President Barack Obama's last two years in office.
Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu defeated
Associated Press | December 06, 2014 11:06 pmRepublican Rep. Bill Cassidy defeated Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu on Saturday, denying her a fourth term and extending the GOP's domination of the 2014 midterm elections that put Republicans in charge of Capitol Hill for the final two years of President Barack Obama's tenure.
GOP to match Truman-era high with 246 House seats
Associated Press | December 06, 2014 8:30 pmRepublicans will hold at least 246 House seats come January, according to election results Saturday, giving the GOP a commanding majority that matches the party's post-World War II high during Democratic President Harry S. Truman's administration.
Bridge report leaves unanswered questions
Associated Press | December 05, 2014 6:37 pmTwo investigative reports and millions of dollars later, the residents of Fort Lee, New Jersey, still don't have a definitive answer for why their city was subjected to days of excruciating gridlock last year.
Asked about marijuana, Paul says 'I made mistakes'
Associated Press | December 05, 2014 4:36 pmKentucky Sen. Rand Paul hinted in an interview Friday that he smoked marijuana in his youth, adding that voters should not confuse his push for reduced criminal penalties for drug offenses as an endorsement of drug use.
Landrieu can't settle on message in Senate runoff
Associated Press | December 05, 2014 10:48 amSeniority and clout. The Keystone XL pipeline. Her opponent's timesheets. And a slap at national Democrats who abandoned her bid for reelection.