AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Fri, 06 May 2016 03:53:55 -0400 AP Analysis: For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers out Fri, 06 May 2016 03:26:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/06/US-GOP-2016-Trump-Analysis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-GOP-2016-Trump-Analysis 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-39e9 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Within the span of a single hour, Donald Trump gave Republicans wary of his presidential nomination yet another reason to worry — and House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to give them a way out. Democratic advertising blitz awaits GOP's Trump Fri, 06 May 2016 03:24:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/06/US--Campaign.2016-Anti-Trump.Ads/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Anti-Trump.Ads 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-39e8 WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Donald Trump swatted away his Republican presidential rivals, his likely Democratic opponent and her allies began laying traps for him. Trump eyes general election amid Republican backlash Fri, 06 May 2016 03:27:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/06/US--Campaign.2016/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-39e7 WASHINGTON (AP) — Just days into his tenure as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump is brushing off a stinging rebuke from the GOP's top elected official while vowing to unite a fractured party. Trump's Cinco de Mayo post draws ire from some Latinos Thu, 05 May 2016 18:58:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--GOP.2016-Trump-Cinco.de.Mayo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Trump-Cinco.de.Mayo 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3bb6 NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's social media post on Thursday to mark Cinco de Mayo immediately went viral, spawning criticism from some Latino groups that found it offensive and pandering. House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump Thu, 05 May 2016 22:03:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--GOP.2016-Trump-Ryan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Trump-Ryan 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3cc8 WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. The Latest: Indiana's governor says he'll support Trump Thu, 05 May 2016 23:26:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--Campaign.2016-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-The.Latest 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3d14 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern): GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy Fri, 06 May 2016 03:34:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/06/US--Coal.vs.Renewables/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Coal.vs.Renewables 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-39ce WASHINGTON (AP) — If there's a War on Coal, it's increasingly clear which side is winning. With Cruz out, social conservative leaders rethink Trump Thu, 05 May 2016 14:32:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--GOP.2016-Social.Conservatives/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Social.Conservatives 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3d4a NEW YORK (AP) — With their champion, Sen. Ted Cruz, now out of the presidential race, groups opposing abortion and same-sex marriage say they'll bide their time and warily assess Donald Trump before deciding whether to back him as the Republican nominee. Warning against Trump, Clinton urges Democrats to unite Thu, 05 May 2016 21:32:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--DEM.2016-Clinton/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Clinton 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3ce5 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hillary Clinton urged Democrats on Thursday to unite around her candidacy as a way of fending off Republican Donald Trump, telling black community leaders that her advantage over Bernie Sanders far outpaces the deficit she faced in the 2008 primaries. Cruz's strong 2016 run may enhance his conservative clout Thu, 05 May 2016 13:50:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--GOP.2016-Cruz-What.Now_/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Cruz-What.Now_ 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3ee4 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice for the foreseeable future. Obama commutes sentences for 58 federal prisoners Thu, 05 May 2016 20:44:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US-Obama-Commutations/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Obama-Commutations 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3cf6 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a decade ago, a judge bemoaned that the life sentence she was about to impose on Charles C. Brown was overly harsh. This week, relief finally came to Brown, along with 57 other offenders. Trump strains to unite GOP behind him; Ryan says no, for now Thu, 05 May 2016 21:47:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--Campaign.2016/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3ca2 NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is struggling in his efforts to unify the Republican Party behind his presidential campaign, the difficulty immediately underscored Thursday by a startling exchange of negative comments with GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan who said he was not ready to support him. Obama administration proposed rules aimed at tax evasion Thu, 05 May 2016 21:03:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/06/APFN-US--Tax.Transparency/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_APFN-US--Tax.Transparency 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3b55 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday announced a set of financial regulations that would force companies to disclosure more information about their owners, part of an effort billed as a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers. Trump returns to campaign trail, targets Clinton on coal Thu, 05 May 2016 22:21:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/06/US--GOP.2016-Trump-West.Virginia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Trump-West.Virginia 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3b07 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail for his first rally as his party's presumptive nominee on Thursday night, delivering a series of searing attacks against likely rival Hillary Clinton and making clear he has no intention of toning down the rhetoric that drove his spectacular rise. US military supporting Yemen in fight against al-Qaida Thu, 05 May 2016 18:43:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--United.States-Yemen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Yemen 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3bd8 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is providing military support, intelligence, ships and special operations forces to help in the ongoing operations against al-Qaida militants in Yemen, U.S. officials said Thursday. Pentagon spokesman says deadly IS attack was a surprise Thu, 05 May 2016 17:56:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--Iraq-SEAL.Death/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Iraq-SEAL.Death 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3c3a WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State attack on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq that killed U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating was a surprise that, if anticipated, might have turned out differently, a Pentagon spokesman said Thursday. Obama challenges Americans to give back to vets, families Thu, 05 May 2016 20:29:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/06/US-Obama-Military/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Obama-Military 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3b65 WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking a cue from his wife, President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Thursday to consider how they might give back to those who have served in the military and their families. AP Source: Clinton aide interviewed in email investigation Thu, 05 May 2016 20:02:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US-Clinton-Emails/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Clinton-Emails 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3bc3 WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has interviewed Huma Abedin, a close aide to Hillary Clinton, as part of a federal investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, a person familiar with the probe said Thursday. NC college system's federal funds in crosshairs of LGBT law Thu, 05 May 2016 18:54:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US--LGBT.Rights-North.Carolina/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--LGBT.Rights-North.Carolina 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3bf1 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people. GOP states benefiting from shift to wind and solar energy Thu, 05 May 2016 18:22:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/05/05/US-Coal-vs-Renewables/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Coal-vs-Renewables 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e5d WASHINGTON (AP) — If there's a War on Coal, it's increasingly clear which side is winning.