WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama's hometown and Hillary Rodham Clinton's home base as a senator are among the 15 cities the Democratic National Committee is considering to host the party's presidential nominating convention in 2016, officials said Tuesday.
In this April 3, 2014, photo, clouds hang over the Capitol in Washington.
In this Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. It was once the backbone of the House Republican majority _ the steadfast stand that brought President Barack Obama to the negotiating table and yielded more tha…
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest.
INDIANAPOLIS | Supporters and opponents of the federal health care law brought their national battle to Indianapolis on Monday.
TAMPA, Fla. | Seizing the Republican National Convention spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan promised Wednesday night Mitt Romney "will not duck the tough issues" if he wins the White House this fall and their party will move forcefully to solve the nation's economic woes.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks Wednesday at the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis.
TAMPA, Fla. | Mitt Romney swept to the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night at a storm-delayed national convention scripted to propel him into a close race for the White House in tough economic times.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | The Illinois Attorney General's Office and an advocacy group for the disabled filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday that aims to force the organization that oversees high school sports in the state to allow disabled athletes to compete in swimming and track events.
INDIANAPOLIS | Mitt Romney cruised to victory in Indiana's Republican presidential primary, padding his dominant lead in the delegate count for the GOP nomination.
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GETTYSBURG, Pa. | Bowing to the inevitable after an improbably resilient run for the White House, Rick Santorum quit the presidential race on Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination.
COOLBAUGH, Pa. | Barry Warner has loved wildlife since boyhood, and lived out his dream of becoming a conservation officer. He sees no contradiction in the fact that he's also a lifelong trapper, skilled at capturing wild animals and, if appropriate, killing them as part of an avocation that…
House Republicans pledged a review of President Obama's jobs proposals as he launched a public campaign for urgent passage of his $447 billion program of tax cuts and new spending. "Everything in [the bill] will put more people back to work and more money back in the pockets of those who are…
Former Sen. Evan Bayh left the Senate last year with a high-minded list of what's wrong with Congress and American politics.
Republicans in the Illinois General Assembly have finally unveiled a plan that addresses the state's key financial issue: spending.
If they were Laurel and Hardy, the Republicans and Democrats could look at each other and say, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten us into."
Indiana charter schools recently gained a nice boost with the release of a report from Stanford University's Center for Research on Education Outcomes on reading and math performance for 2004 through 2008.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, used the occasion of St. Patrick's Day to demand more gold from House Democrats led by state Rep. Patrick Bauer, D-South Bend.
If Republicans really want Democrats to come back to Indianapolis, handing out fines is probably not the way to accomplish it.
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