GOP’s Ted Cruz calls religious liberty a defining issue

 By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says concern about religious freedom, awakened in the debate over a newRead More

Clinton already uniting prospective GOP presidential field

By LISA LERERAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton opened her 2016 presidential campaign with a road trip to Iowa as Republican hopefuls, vyingRead More

Clinton campaign to focus on economic security, opportunity

By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent CHICAGO (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign will center on boosting economic security for the middle class andRead More

Ready to run, Clinton to announce 2016 bid on Sunday

By KEN THOMAS and JULIE PACE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation and launch her highly anticipated 2016Read More

Cruz becomes first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has become the first major candidate for president, kicking off what’s expected toRead More

Clinton on emails: I should have used government account

By KEN THOMAS and JULIE PACEAssociated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronting a growing political furor, Hillary Rodham Clinton conceded Tuesday it was a mistakeRead More

With eyes on 2016, Jeb Bush jumps into Iowa politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Since announcing on Facebook his plan to explore running for president, Jeb Bush has courted high-dollarRead More

Republican Jeb Bush says he’d be an upbeat candidate

By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush capped his first weekend politicking in early-voting Iowa by previewing whatRead More

House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a privateRead More

Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

By KEN THOMASAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than aRead More