This Feb. 4, 2014 file photos shows the four candidates running for the Illinois GOP gubernatorial nomination from left, state Sens. Kirk Dillard and Bill Brady, state Treasurer Dan Rutherford, and venture capitalist Bruce Rauner. | M. Spencer Green / AP
Each of the Republican contenders for governor got a chance to brag on a campaign questionnaire from The Associated Press, identifying what they think are their biggest accomplishments. The AP's examination of their choices offers voters a glimpse into each one's priorities and leadership as the March 18 primary election nears.
Secretary of State John Kerry served up a hilarious speech at the annual Gridiron Club and Foundation dinner on Saturday, mocking his patrician self from his first “Je m’appelle.” A rule in political humor is that the more the self-deprecating the better, so Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a potential 2016 presidential contender, had plenty of material, as did former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a one-time Republican making a comeback bid as a Democrat.
The minimum wage and jobs in America are the focus this week.
Senate Democrats are planning a "talkathon" about climate change that will start Monday and last until Tuesday morning.
Over recent years, I’ve grown increasingly dismayed by the crude, rude, and downright nasty tone that has invaded not only political dialogue, but also our business and personal interactions.
KEY LARGO, Fla. — President Barack Obama is squeezing in another round of golf before his family vacation in southern Florida comes to an end.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will meet with Ukraine’s prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, at the White House Wednesday.
What's the best way to deal with Vladimir Putin? Saturday Night Live took a crack at it, complete with Liam Neeson and a shirtless Barack Obama.
Immigration advocates acknowledge their impact on House races this year is limited. Most Republicans hold safe seats in districts with relatively low numbers of immigrants. Coffman is one of the most vulnerable incumbents, but the three-term lawmaker’s shift on the issue illustrates the difficulties Democrats may have.
A look at how many Americans have signed up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act by state compared with the number of uninsured residents.
She was not on the speaking program, but Hillary Rodham Clinton had presence at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists on Saturday, as high-profile Republicans launched a dual effort to attack the prospective Democratic presidential candidate and improve the GOP’s longstanding struggle with women voters.
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