By Byron York | 09/15/14 12:28 PM
Former Arkansas governor and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee met with a group of reporters this morning at a hotel outside Washington. The conversation covered a wide range of topics — more on that in a later report — but when asked about 2016 Democratic frontrunner...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/15/14 12:23 PM
A CNN/ORC poll released Monday morning found in a poll of likely voters, 48 percent backed Brown and 48 percent backed Shaheen, the Granite State's popular former governor who is vying for a second term.
09/15/14 12:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,999 as of noon Eastern time Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell five...
By Brian Hughes | 09/15/14 12:00 PM
President Obama is an anomaly in a town that runs on coffee. Apparently, he gets his caffeine fix from tea instead.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/15/14 11:50 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder, in a video posted on the Justice Department's website Monday, said the effort would bring together community representatives, public safety officials and religious leaders to try to help prevent more Americans from joining the ranks of the Islamic State of Iraq and...
09/15/14 11:45 AM
LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — German automotive transmission maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG is buying Michigan-based TRW Automotive for $11.74 billion, a move that creates the world's second-largest auto supplier. The deal, with a total value of about $13.5 billion including the assumption of TRW's debt,...
By Steve Doty | 09/15/14 11:43 AM
North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan has opened up a 9-point lead over her Republican challenger Thom Tillis, according to a new poll released Monday.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/15/14 11:42 AM
When billionaires spend big on lobbyists in D.C. these days, the prize they seek is more regulation — which will enrich them. Hedge fund honcho William Ackman and casino king Sheldon Adelson stand above the rich guy crowd as far as lobbying, according to Tess VandenDolder of In The Capital:...
By Joseph Lawler | 09/15/14 11:36 AM
The United States has the third least competitive tax system among developed nations, according to a new ranking of countries' tax codes.
By Paul Bedard | 09/15/14 11:35 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warning hospitals and doctors that "now is the time to prepare," has issued a six-page Ebola "checklist" to help healthcare workers quickly determine if patients are infected.
By Becket Adams | 09/15/14 11:26 AM
Urban Outfitters came under fire Monday after online users discovered the "Vintage Kent State Sweatshirt," a sun-faded cotton sweatshirt apparently spattered in fake blood.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/15/14 10:48 AM
There are only 50 days left until this year's midterm elections -- but voting has already begun in some states.
By Paul Bedard | 09/15/14 10:41 AM
It will take a few more years and a congressional change of heart, but President Obama's promise to close the terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay naval base is now on a timeline to take place before he leaves office.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/15/14 10:32 AM
Sen. Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, spoke Sunday evening at an event not far from Hillary Clinton's visit to the state.
09/15/14 10:16 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's most prominent activist, who is facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law, was granted release on bail Monday, lawyers and relatives said. The release of Alaa Abdel-Fattah came after dozens of activists began a hunger strike last...
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