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Clinton’s economic message under scrutiny

Clinton’s economic message under scrutiny

If Hillary Rodham Clinton seeks the White House again, her message on the economy could be an important barometer as she courts fellow Democrats. Members of her party are watching…

Republicans: Still a bunch of ‘old white men?’

Republicans: Still a bunch of ‘old white men?’

The faces of the Republican Party’s most ambitious members are changing. Long criticized as the party of old white men, the GOP’s next class of presidential contenders may include two…

Tension, crowds at NYPD funeral

Tension, crowds at NYPD funeral

Thousands of police officers, state troopers, sheriff’s deputies and others from law enforcement agencies big and small across the country gathered at the New York City funeral of a slain…

Jeb Bush starts taking steps for Presidential run

Jeb Bush starts taking steps for Presidential run

As he takes steps toward a presidential run, Jeb Bush is resigning from the board of Tenet Healthcare Corp. The health care company said in a regulatory filing Wednesday that…

Governors with Presidential hopes face local issues

Governors with Presidential hopes face local issues

One group of potential candidates for president probably won’t be shuffling off to Iowa, New Hampshire or other early campaign spots in the new year. They’ll be hunkered down in…

Pot use on the rise in Colorado

Pot use on the rise in Colorado

Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national study. The Denver Post (http://dpo.st/1BdXt69) reports…

Changing how Hollywood does business

Changing how Hollywood does business

“The Interview” was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn’t even begin to describe the series of events that transpired over the past few weeks, culminating in…

Sanders sets March for decision on Presidential run

Sanders sets March for decision on Presidential run

Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’ll decide by March whether to launch a 2016 presidential campaign and, if so, whether he’ll seek the Democratic nomination. Either way, Sanders says…

Democrats optimistic about 2016 Presidential race

Democrats optimistic about 2016 Presidential race

Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a “permanent governing majority” for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of…

Obama salutes end of American role in Afghanistan

Obama salutes end of American role in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama marked the end of more than a decade of combat in Afghanistan by paying tribute to America’s military, telling troops on Christmas Day that their sacrifices have…