heAMES, Iowa – Hillary Clinton’s campaign is pushing back strongly on criticism from her Democratic and Republican rivals, who are accusing her of politicizing the 9/11 terror attacks after she referenced them Saturday night in the second Democratic Presidential debate while defending political contributions she received from Wall Street."I... read more
A top White House adviser said on Sunday that the Obama Administration will still accept 10,000 Syrian refugees into the U.S., even as Republicans continue to rail against the president’s plan in the wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris.Obama’s deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes said that the commander-in-chief will not give... read more
BELEK, Turkey — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama talked to each other for more than 30 minutes in an informal meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Turkey on Sunday.The presidents and two associates could be seen in an intense huddle in a group of chairs around a coffee table on the sidelines of... read more
GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush wants the United States to declare war on ISIS. Speaking on “Meet the Press” on Sunday, Bush made clear that America has a responsibility to lead in the fight against radical Islamists. The former Florida governor listed a number of actions he thinks President Barack Obama should take, including declaring a no... read more
For Republicans watching the Democratic debate, the highlights could be condensed into two words: Radical Islam. Early in the debate, Secretary Hillary Clinton was asked about a longtime GOP complaint that President Obama’s refusal to describe America’s war abroad as a battle against “radical Islam” is a sign of weakness. While she described... read more
As Democratic potential candidates, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O'Malley went head to head in Des Moines, Iowa for their second debate, their GOP counterparts took to social media to offer their critiques early and often. read more
DES MOINES, Iowa - Hillary Clinton pushed off challenges from rivals Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley debate over the circumstances that led to the rise of the Islamic state in Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate. With the stunning terror attacks in Paris posing a grim backdrop to the debate, Clinton defended the Obama administration’s... read more
In the wake of devastating terror attacks in Paris, presidential candidates juggled tragedy and politics as they continued on the campaign trail — with Democrats heading into a debate and Republicans attending the Sunshine Summit, a multi-candidate gathering in Florida.
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Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson largely avoided the issue of race during a town hall appearance Friday at Bob Jones University (BJU), a school that became a flashpoint in the 2000 GOP presidential primary over its longstanding ban on interracial dating. But based on interviews with nearly a dozen BJU students, about half of whom... read more
The Republican Party’s immigration battles boil over on Friday, with Donald Trump’s mocking criticism of immigrants and attacks of authenticity dominating the a Republican summit in Orlando.Donald Trump decrying undocumented immigrants as criminals and Americans as “suckers” who have to “pay for” undocumented immigrants once in the U.S.;... read more
In a major reversal, Senator Ted Cruz proposed new restrictions on legal immigration on Friday after previously calling for a major expansion of visas for foreign workers. Under Cruz’s proposal, the government would freeze legal immigration levels so long as labor participation rates remain “below historic averages.” Republicans frequently cite... read more
Sen. Marco Rubio’s momentum was on display on Friday in Florida, where a persuasive stump speech impressed the crowd at a Republican cattle call drawing 13 presidential candidates to his home state.
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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is seemingly in damage control mode after suggesting during Tuesday night's GOP debate that "the Chinese" are in Syria and involved in the Middle Eastern country’s civil war.
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