US Politics Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for US Politics. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 515,732 in US Politics

  1. Boston 2024 team open, hopeful for Romney involvementRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    Mitt Romney has been a "tremendous asset" to organizers aiming to bring the Summer Games to Boston in 2024, the group's CEO said, and may have an opportunity to get more involved now that the former Bay State governor has announced he will not be running for president in 2016. "Gov. Romney has been gracious with his time and expertise to Boston 2024," Boston 2024 CEO Richard Davey told the Herald yesterday in a statement.

    Comment?

  2. The Morning Note: Who do you think should be Mitt Romney's running mate?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NJ.com

    Will Mitt Romney's choice be Paul Ryan, Pat Toomey, Mitch Daniels, Tom Ridge, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie or someone else? Good morning . It's Thursday, May 31, 2012 .

    Comment?

  3. Obama's choice as ambassador to Mexico withdraws her nameRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 13WHAM

    A graduate of Stanford University and Berkeley Law School, Echaveste was deputy chief of staff and a presidential assistant during the Clinton administration. When Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state, she appointed Echaveste a special representative to Bolivia.

    Comment?

  4. Tom DeLay says Perry hurt politically by indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Click2Houston

    Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he can relate to the fallout of an indictment that now dogs Rick Perry as the ex-Texas governor mulls a GOP presidential bid. DeLay told a legal seminar Saturday in Houston that Perry may downplay the effect of a felony abuse of power indictment in Travis County.

    Comment?

  5. Obama budget sets up battle with Republican-led CongressRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that challenges Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and child care. The plan, expected to be dismissed by the Republican lawmakers now running both chambers of Congress, rolls out as the deficit is dropping and Obama's poll numbers inch higher.

    Comment?

  6. Off the booksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journalgazette.net

    Hoosiers last year used Indiana's free online library to search more than 125 million times for job information, home-school assignments, academic research and more. But access to the state's desktop research library and its millions of articles and resources will be out of reach if Gov. Mike Pence's budget is approved as submitted.

    Comment?

  7. Campaign-style rally welcomes PenceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

    More than 250 people, most of them hospital staff, gathered in the auditorium to hear and applaud Pence's speech on the previous day's federal approval of the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0. The state version of Medi-caid for low-income residents requires recipients to make payments to health savings accounts. "I know you held strong; you led Indiana like a great governor would," Lutheran Health Network CEO Brian Bauer told Pence before the latter spoke.

    Comment?

  8. 'Ready for Hillary' committee to report raising $740GRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    More than 12,500 people gave the money to 'Ready for Hillary,' which seeks to demonstrate political and financial support as the Democratic former secretary of state considers a 2016 campaign, between Nov. 25 and Dec. 31 of last year. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has not announced if she will run for the presidency in 2016, but the 'Ready for Hillary' group continues to fundraise ahead.

    Comment?

  9. Pros and cons of businesses becoming exportersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

    For 125 years, some small portion of America's fire trucks have come from Columbus, Ohio. That's where the family-owned Sutphen Corp. produces shining red masses of steel and aluminum, loaded with ladders and tanks, the kind of vehicle that towns buy as a promise to keep citizens safe.

    Comment?

  10. Washington Post: Bad diagnosis for D.C. budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Once again, Congress seems set to prove it can be bipartisan - when the challenge involves caving in to special interests. Republicans and Democrats look set to repeal the Affordable Care Act's medical device tax, a 2.3 percent excise on manufacturers of everything from sutures to pacemakers to MRI machines.

    Comment?

  11. Republicans in D.C. not fiscal conservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Who is Elise Stefanik? We elected the youngest woman to serve in Congress. Is she a mature individual who has our interests as her interests? I think not.

    Comment?

  12. Trade trip to Britain adds to Chris Christie's 2016 resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    As he considers a White House run, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's third trip abroad in recent months provides an opportunity to build his foreign policy resume and test whether he has the temperament for the world stage. Officially, the trip to London that begins Sunday - and includes a meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron - is a trade mission to strengthen ties with the United Kingdom, the state's third-largest foreign trading partner, with $7 billion in goods exchanged each year.

    Comment?

  13. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    On Feb. 1, 1865, during the Civil War, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman began the Carolinas Campaign as they invaded South Carolina.

    Comment?

  14. Phila. mayoral candidates have one thing in common: Advanced ageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Philly.com

    It is not news that the current crop of Democratic mayoral candidates is a bit long in the tooth. Heck, half the known field is eligible for Social Security.

    Comment?

  15. Christie begins U.K. trade missionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Gov. Christie on Sunday begins a three-day state trade mission to the United Kingdom, where he will meet with Prime Minister David Cameron during a trip that will play out against the backdrop of an anticipated presidential campaign. The Republican governor is traveling to London and Cambridge to build up business and cultural ties with one of New Jersey's strongest trade partners, according to his office.

    Comment?

  16. Area Votes in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Voting 277-133, the House on Wednesday passed a bill requiring prompt Department of Energy action on applications from U.S. firms to export liquefied natural gas to countries with which America does not have free-trade agreements. The bill would require the department to issue a final decision within 30 days after environmental reviews have been completed.

    Comment?

  17. a Rand Paul: Jeb a Hypocrite on PotaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    Sen. Rand Paul took the occasion of former Florida Gov. Jeb's Bush's admission that he smoked pot as a teenager as an opportunity to jab his probable 2016 opponent as a hypocrite on the issue of medical marijuana, something Bush opposes. Paul was referring to a piece in the Boston Globe about Bush's early days at Andover Academy, the traditional Bush family prep school, where it was revealed that as a teenager Jeb "smoked a notable amount of pot."

    Comment?

  18. Shock Poll: Scott Walker Top Choice for Iowa Republicans in 2016, Jeb Bush Lags at Eight PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is the top choice for president in 2016 among Republican voters in Iowa, surging past a crowded field of rivals to take the lead in a Bloomberg/Des Moines Register poll of prospective Republican candidates for president. In the poll, released on Saturday night, Walker was the first choice of 15 percent of respondents in the poll, up from 4 percent when the poll was conducted in October.

    Comment?

  19. a Fearful of Leaks, Democratic Staffers Escort Reporters to Restrooms at Party RetreatRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    At the Democratic Party's political retreat last week, Party officials were so worried about rumors and leaks and so devoted to security that staffers were required to accompany reporters to and from the bathroom. According to a report in Politico , reporters were also barred from entering the event hotel during times when open panels and open meetings were not being held, even if invited by a member.

    Comment?

  20. PHOTOS: U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders visits ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks during a house party at the home of Arne Areneson in Concord on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 31, 2015. John Raby of New London askes U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont a question during a house party at the home of Arne Areneson in Concord on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 31, 2015.

    Comment?