|EPA proposes lowering amount of ethanol in gas
The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the amount of ethanol blended in the nation's gasoline, a blow to renewable fuel companies that have pushed to keep high volumes of their product flowing into drivers' gas tanks.
|Republicans Bush, Santorum making Tennessee stops
A declared Republican presidential candidate and a likely one are making Tennessee appearances in the coming days.
|Paul running hard on civil liberties after his Senate gambit
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is fighting to transform his opposition to government surveillance programs into political momentum as the 2016 presidential campaign gets underway.
|When popping the question to @POTUS, anything goes
Give people a chance to pop a question to POTUS, and they'll take the invitation and run with it.
|Bill Clinton hopes to keep working -- whatever Hillary does
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton made an impassioned appeal for modern health care in the Ebola-stricken countries of West Africa and told The Associated Press afterward that he hopes to keep working for the foundation he launched regardless of what happens politically with his wife, Hillary.
|O'Malley supporters launch super PAC
Supporters of former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley are launching a super PAC to raise money for his expected presidential campaign.
|GOP hopeful Graham to retire from Air Force Reserve
Sen. Lindsey Graham, about to enter the crowded GOP field of presidential hopefuls, has announced he's retiring from the Air Force Reserve.
|Bush's busy role on corporate boards could become 2016 issue
After leaving the Florida governor's office, Jeb Bush began lining up positions in corporate boardrooms. He served as a board member or adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofits, as many as 11 at a time.
|FBI seeks to keep Patriot Act authorities as deadline nears
Congress is wrestling over whether to renew the Patriot Act's bulk collection of phone records, but federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority for other valuable surveillance tools is also at risk.
|Rand Paul blames GOP hawks for rise of ISIS
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group.