Republican rift over immigration

"Immigrants that are here need to have a path to legalized status," Bush said.

Republican rift over immigration

The rift over immigration in the emerging Republican presidential field opened up publicly Saturday, as several potential candidates called for enforcement of existing laws while former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and South Carolina Sen. Lindsay Graham said those living in the U.S. illegally should have a path to legal status. The policy difference played out […]

Obama learned of Clinton’s email from news reports

"The policy of my administration is to encourage transparency, which is why my emails, the Blackberry I carry around, all those records are available and archived"

Obama learned of Clinton’s email from news reports

President Barack Obama said he learned through news reports that Hillary Clinton used a personal email account for official business while she served as his secretary of state, CBS News reported on Saturday. “I’m glad that Hillary’s instructed that those emails about official business need to be disclosed,” Obama said, according to an excerpt of […]

A living history lesson from Selma, Alabama

Obama had said he was taking his daughters to Selma to "remind them of their own obligations."

A living history lesson from Selma, Alabama

In four minutes, President Barack Obama gave his daughters a living history lesson on the civil rights movement. Obama paid tribute Saturday to civil rights legends sung and unsung by leading a symbolic march across an Alabama bridge where throngs who protested their lack of voting rights 50 years ago were beaten by police on […]

Bill Clinton defends foreign donations to his foundation

"My theory about all of this is disclose everything and then let people make their judgments"

Bill Clinton defends foreign donations to his foundation

Former President Bill Clinton defended his foundation’s acceptance of donations from foreign governments on Saturday, pointing to the track record of his global philanthropy as Hillary Rodham Clinton nears an announcement on a 2016 presidential campaign. In an interview at the Clinton Global Initiative University, the ex-president sought to address critics who have questioned the […]

McConnell postpones action on Iran deal

McConnell postpones action on Iran deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday decided to postpone action on a bill giving Congress a chance to review and vote on any deal the U.S. signs with Iran over its nuclear program. The move comes at a time delicate negotiations are at a critical juncture between the U.S. and its partners and Tehran. […]

Obama wants quick decision by judge on immigration

Obama wants quick decision by judge on immigration

The Obama administration asked a federal judge in Texas to decide by Monday whether he will put on hold his prior decision to block the White House’s executive orders on immigration, or at least limit the impact to Texas. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville, a city along the border with Mexico, issued a […]

Right-wing Republicans lose but vow to press on

Right-wing Republicans lose but vow to press on

Bruised but undeterred, some of the far-right Republicans who picked a fight in Congress and lost this week over funding the U.S. domestic security agency say they’re just getting started. The views of a handful of first-term conservatives who spoke with Reuters after the Department of Homeland Security battle suggest more conflict among Republicans lies […]

House subpoenas Clinton’s emails

House subpoenas Clinton’s emails

A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family’s New York home. The subpoenas from the Republican-led […]

Hillary Clinton urges State Dept. to release her emails

Hillary Clinton urges State Dept. to release her emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department to release the emails she wrote from a private email account as secretary of state, weighing in on a controversy that has generated negative attention this week for the likely Democratic presidential candidate. In a tweet late Wednesday, Clinton said, “I want the public to see my email. […]

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