Content Tagged 'politics'

Effort to draft Warren into '16 race lands in Iowa
Liberal activists eager to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a run for president are bringing their effort to Iowa, the pivotal early-voting state.
Secretive groups ran $25M in ads for state races
Shadowy outside groups ran an estimated $25 million in ads to shape state-level elections this year, and their full roster of donors is unlikely to ever be known.
No doubt now: Jeb Bush eyeing 2016 race
It's suddenly become crystal clear that Jeb Bush has his eye on the presidency.
Ex-NY Gov. Pataki mulling White House run
Former New York Gov. George Pataki says he is "very seriously" considering a run for the White House.
Clinton among those being honored at Kennedy gala
Hillary Rodham Clinton is among those being honored by The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights at a New York gala.
US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism
Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour's flight from Miami.
Ed Dept. seeks to improve teacher prep programs
The Obama administration wants to improve teaching before teachers enter the classroom, and it's proposing new rules that would penalize teacher-training programs that turn out ill-prepared graduates.
Eyeing 2016, Clinton selective on policy issues
Hillary Rodham Clinton quickly embraced President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. On other weighty policy issues, she isn't saying much.
Some immigrants get benefits under Obama's actions
Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.
Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses
President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration have left out some of the business community's top priorities.
Landrieu, Cassidy get testy in final Senate debate
Embattled Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu largely dumped her message of seniority and clout Monday in favor of direct attacks against Republican challenger Bill Cassidy, as she sought to use the last Senate race debate to overcome her long odds to winning a fourth term.
Christie partly blames Obama for national anxiety
Asked about the violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says that people across the country are deeply anxious because of a lack of leadership and that President Barack Obama is at least partly to blame.
Eyeing 2016, Jeb Bush talks foreign policy
Nearing a decision on a presidential run in 2016, Jeb Bush on Tuesday pushed a muscular brand of foreign policy after what he characterized as an era of weakness during Barack Obama's presidency.
White House veto threat shelves possible tax plan
A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals. Officials say that the plan, brewing behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, favored corporations over the working class.
Obama's low approval rating hints at possible trouble for Dems
President Obama has notched the worst job approval rating of his presidency -- which signals that trouble may be brewing for the Democratic party in this year's critical midterm elections, according to a new survey.
Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers
Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is urging fellow Democrats to embrace an active federal government that can help middle class workers facing a daunting global economy.
Mayor's Youth Council Visits Gulf Islands Water Park
Many of our future political leaders were getting a little wet and wild Monday at Gulf Islands Water Park. Video Video
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