Top Obama aides knew about Clinton’s private email in 2009

By LISA LERER and MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early asRead More

Cruz book says his dad asked to fight alongside Fidel Castro

By WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz’s father was a 1950s Cuban revolutionary who longed to slip into theRead More

Bush: New gun limits not way to prevent shooting tragedies

By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLAssociated Press HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — New gun control measures are not the way to prevent mass killings such as the shooting deathsRead More

Missing Clinton emails likely to raise new questions

By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department cannot find in its records all or part of 15 work-related emailsRead More

14 years ago, Bush removed Confederate flag in Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush faced a similar decision as South Carolina officials — whether to remove the Confederate flag from statehouseRead More

Clinton says Confederate flag has no place in US

By KEN THOMASAssociated Press FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday the Confederate battle flag should not be displayed “anywhere,” weighing in asRead More

Clinton embraces ‘first mama’ role in second White House run

By LISA LERERAssociated Press ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Eight years ago, Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in New Hampshire as a presidential candidate with something toRead More

Clinton calls for ‘common-sense’ gun control, decries racism

By LISA LERERAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Issuing an emotional plea following the South Carolina church shooting, Hillary Rodham Clinton called for “common-sense” gun reformsRead More

Clinton says US must face ‘hard truths’ about guns, race

By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the country has to face “hard truths” about guns and race inRead More

Bush in Iowa: ‘I don’t think we should politicize our faith’

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and CATHERINE LUCEYAssociated Press WASHINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush cautioned against blending politics and religion Wednesday, signaling he will not necessarilyRead More