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A growing list of Republicans in legal trouble

A growing list of Republicans in legal trouble

As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House…

Rick Perry calls indictment ‘outrageous’

Rick Perry calls indictment ‘outrageous’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is lashing out at the “outrageous” criminal charges filed against him and defending the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony…

Big bucks Boehner raises millions and millions

Big bucks Boehner raises millions and millions

House Speaker John Boehner’s fundraising skills are in a class of their own, helping him raise more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helping to raise…

Gov. Rick Perry indicted on two felony counts in Texas

Gov. Rick Perry indicted on two felony counts in Texas

A grand jury has indicted Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry on two felony counts of abuse of power for making good on a veto threat — a case the possible…

Democratic Hawaii Senator wins primary

Democratic Hawaii Senator wins primary

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz won a tense Democratic primary election in Hawaii, proving that he is no longer just a senator who was appointed to his seat — he…

Time to reign in militarization of police?

Time to reign in militarization of police?

Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager is giving new impetus to efforts to…

Obama steps into middle of another racial incident

Obama steps into middle of another racial incident

For President Barack Obama, the intersection of race and the law has revealed both the pitfalls and the power of wading into these delicate matters as the nation’s first black…

Obama: Airstrikes, humanitarian aid continue in Iraq

Obama: Airstrikes, humanitarian aid continue in Iraq

President Barack Obama on Thursday promised to expand U.S. humanitarian relief to Iraqis threatened by the advancing army of the Islamic State militants. He took credit for alleviating the genocide…

Alaska’s Miller will back winner of GOP primary

Alaska’s Miller will back winner of GOP primary

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Miller said he will support the eventual GOP nominee if he doesn’t win Tuesday’s primary. For months, Miller, a tea party favorite, said he would…

Animals in political ads: It’s a jungle out there

Animals in political ads: It’s a jungle out there

It’s a jungle out there in political television advertising, what with parrots, chicks, dogs and pigs taking turns in commercials that bite and scratch in a way no nonpartisan pet…