By Associated Press | 03/15/14 12:52 PM
The Republican primary for Illinois governor is approaching after a campaign that featured unprecedented involvement by labor unions, allegations of sexual harassment and millions in spending by one candidate.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 12:49 PM
Faced with the ongoing exit of American troops from Afghanistan, the top U.S. aid agency wants to step up its use of smartphones, satellite imagery and GPS cameras to oversee tax-funded development projects that aid workers no longer will be able to observe with their own eyes.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/15/14 12:46 PM
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow actually praised former President George W. Bush on Thursday for appearing on the comedy game show "Deal or No Deal" in 2008. Maddow used the former president's appearance on the show to defend President Obama's appearance on "Between Two Ferns" with Zach Galifianakis...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/15/14 12:40 PM
Positively Jolly "I think it gives Democrats reason to worry going into November." - Florida Rep. David Jolly after winning a special election Doomed “I think we heard from the Ghost of Christmas Future this week; they’re going to lose the Senate.” - MSNBC's Chris Matthews talks...
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 11:59 AM
President Obama says it's not right that businesses that treat their employers fairly can be undercut by competitors who don't.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 11:54 AM
Planned changes to the Republican Party's presidential selection process are part of a rebuilding process that will strengthen the GOP brand and hopefully make its presidential nominee more competitive in 2016, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told California Republicans on...
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 11:46 AM
The public spat between President Obama's trusted CIA ally and a loyal senator has sharpened the focus on his complicated role in managing the terrorism-fighting programs he inherited.
03/15/14 11:30 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia vetoes UN resolution declaring Sunday's referendum on Crimea invalid, China abstains.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 10:00 AM
Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., will appear on "Fox News Sunday."
By Rebecca Berg | 03/15/14 08:27 AM
NASHUA, N.H. -- When Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled to New Hampshire on Friday, he came armed with jokes. "I wonder, are we witnessing the most extremely liberally ideological administration in our country's modern history?" Jindal, a Republican weighing running for president in 2016,...
03/15/14 12:01 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian official says investigators conclude missing jet was hijacked, steered off-course.
By Paul Bedard | 03/14/14 01:58 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama checked off a long list of wins to offset a few losses in what amounted to a comeback week. "Oyez, readers of the Right. Beware of the Ides of March. You are going to hate this week's report card.
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/14/14 07:20 PM
Here's a growing business model in the financial world: bet that a company’s stock will crash, then sic the federal government on the company. Politically connected hedge-funder Bill Ackman has been open about this. He shorted the nutritional supplement company Herbalife in late 2012,...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/14/14 07:37 PM
NASHUA, N.H. -- In 2010, Scott Brown won a special election in Massachusetts that marked the beginning of a historic electoral wave, which would sweep Republicans to a House majority and net them six seats in the Senate. Now, he hopes he can do it again. "A big political wave is about to...
03/14/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued 16 big banks that set a key global interest rate, accusing them of fraud and conspiring to keep the rate low to enrich themselves. The banks, which include Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. in the...
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