WASHINGTON--Chicago Democrat Fred Eychaner and Lake Forest Republican Richard Uihlein are two of the biggest Super Pac donors in the 2014 cycle, according to a Sunlight Foundation study released Friday. Both men keep a very low profile.
WASHINGTON — Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general, after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday.
Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. But it was the sign language interpreter who stole the show.
Bad-actor bars, 24-hour gas stations and convenience stores with shootings and fights outside every weekend. Late-night barber shops with gambling in the basement. Illegal bed & breakfast places.
President Barack Obama hugs nurse Nina Pham, who was declared free of the Ebola virus after contracting the disease while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas, during a meeting in the Oval Office on Friday. | Getty Images
BETHESDA, Md. — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and met with President Barack Obama at the White House.
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a joint news conference with Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se on Friday at the State Department. | AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom.
Lawn signs touting candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It's the sign of the season. And despite legal restrictions, the markers can sprout invasively.
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats' campaign operation on Friday said it borrowed $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising, as officials see their majority increasingly in peril and Republicans gaining momentum.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's former city comptroller Amer Ahmad should be sentenced to 15 years in prison, federal prosecutors say. | File photo
Amer Ahmad — a former top aide to Mayor Rahm Emanuel who skipped bail and fled to Pakistan in April after pleading guilty to a kickback scheme he ran while he was Ohio's deputy state treasurer —should get 15 years in prison for "a remarkable abuse of office," the U.S. attorney's office in Columbus, Ohio, is urging a judge.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
For those Americans who support the death penalty, what are the main reasons they do?
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