AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:38:59 -0400 GenForward Poll: Young black adults less trusting of police Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:04:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--AP.Poll-Young.Americans-Police_1st.Ld-Writethru/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--AP.Poll-Young.Americans-Police_1st.Ld-Writethru c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7d2b WASHINGTON (AP) — Young Americans are about equally likely to say they've had an encounter with police, but young black adults are much more likely than whites to say they've been arrested, harassed or know someone who has been, a new GenForward poll said Wednesday. Rubio, McCain turn toward general after primary wins Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:44:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Congress.2016/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress.2016 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7d01 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and John McCain of Arizona turned toward the general election Wednesday with GOP control of the Senate at risk, each facing lesser-known Democratic House members who've sought to link them to Donald Trump. White House names members of Puerto Rico control board Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:36:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US-Puerto-Rico-Oversight-Board/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Puerto-Rico-Oversight-Board c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7bfb WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Wednesday announced the members of a new oversight board to help manage Puerto Rico's debt-stricken economy, with President Barack Obama expressing confidence that the panel can turn around a dire financial situation. Trump says he and Mexican leader discussed wall, not payment Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:19:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Campaign.2016-Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Trump c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:79ab MEXICO CITY (AP) — Standing alongside the president of Mexico, a measured Donald Trump on Wednesday firmly defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank but declined to repeat his frequent promise to force Mexico to pay for it. Clinton pitches her foreign policy to American Legion Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:27:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Campaign.2016-Clinton/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Clinton c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7a1c CINCINNATI (AP) — Portraying a vote for her as a patriotic act, Hillary Clinton made a vigorous appeal to Republican voters Wednesday, arguing that she would best uphold American values, care for the military and protect national security interests. Questions Trump may tackle in anticipated immigration speech Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:26:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Campaign.2016-Trump-Immigration/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Trump-Immigration c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:79bf SEATTLE (AP) — After an unexpected visit to Mexico on Wednesday, Donald Trump is set to deliver a much-anticipated speech on immigration in Arizona. He'll do so under pressure to clarify where he stands on the finer points of an issue that's defined his campaign for president. Trump says lots on Mexico, whose leaders aren't shy, either Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:54:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Campaign.2016-Trump-Quotes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Trump-Quotes c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7c6e Since the moment he launched his campaign for president, Donald Trump has had plenty to say about Mexico. And a series of leaders of American's southern neighbor have had lots to say about the Republican nominee, too. GOP senator calls on FBI to loosen hold on Clinton documents Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:32:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Campaign.2016-Clinton.Emails/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Clinton.Emails c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7daa WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the FBI should correct its "mistake" of restricting access to unclassified materials from its closed investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Obama to open conservation tour in Lake Tahoe and Hawaii Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:50:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US-Obama-Conservation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Obama-Conservation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:79e5 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a two-day environmental tour aimed at showcasing conservation efforts before traveling to Asia, where climate change is high on the agenda for his final trip to the region. The Latest: Pena Nieto says Mexicans hurt by Trump comments Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:59:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US-Campaign-2016-Trump-The-Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Campaign-2016-Trump-The-Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7ad3 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): Arizona old-guard Republicans advance in primary Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:37:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Congress.2016-Arizona/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress.2016-Arizona c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7a2f PHOENIX (AP) — In a year of political outsiders, two of the most prominent and longest-serving Arizona Republicans bucked the trend and easily beat back primary challenges. GOP leaders promise legislation on $400M payment to Iran Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:11:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--House-Fall.Agenda/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--House-Fall.Agenda c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7ccc WASHINGTON (AP) — A House leader promised Wednesday that Republicans controlling the chamber will pass legislation addressing the Obama administration's $400 million payment to Iran in January, made immediately after four U.S. prisoners were released. Metro Phoenix's sheriff wins primary in bid for 7th term Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:21:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/29/US--Election-Arizona-Sheriff/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Election-Arizona-Sheriff c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7120 PHOENIX (AP) — The sheriff for metropolitan Phoenix trounced three rivals Tuesday to win his Republican primary in what could be the toughest campaign in his 24 years in office as he faces a storm of legal troubles stemming from his immigration patrols. WHY IT MATTERS: The Role of Government Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:22:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Campaign.2016-Why.It.Matters-Role.of.Government/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Why.It.Matters-Role.of.Government c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:79d7 WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: It's the Goldilocks conundrum of American politics: Is the federal government too big, too small or just right? AP Newsbreak: Ritz's office backed app deal without bidding Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:32:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Education.Contract-Indiana.Ethics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Education.Contract-Indiana.Ethics c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7c94 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz's office approved a lucrative technology contract that state officials say should have been put out to public bid. California farmworkers on edge over historic overtime bill Wed, 31 Aug 2016 05:47:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Farmworker.Overtime/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Farmworker.Overtime c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7a41 MENDOTA, Calif. (AP) — Many California farmworkers who make up the backbone of the nation's No. 1 agricultural state were praising historic legislation that brings them closer to receiving the same overtime pay as the rest of the state's workers who are paid by the hour. Kerry extends India visit, to join Obama at G-20 in China Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:05:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Kerry/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Kerry c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7b88 NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is extending his stay in India and will join President Barack Obama in China for the G-20 this weekend. After easy win, Rubio has bigger challenge to keep seat Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:00:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Congress.2016-Florida/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress.2016-Florida c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:79d5 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential aspirations and insistence that he was done with the Senate didn't hurt him with GOP voters. Now it's time to see if the rest of Florida will be as forgiving as he seeks a second term. E-book from libertarian Gary Johnson coming Sept. 27 Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:36:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/US--Books-Gary.Johnson/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Books-Gary.Johnson c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7b53 NEW YORK (AP) — A new campaign book is coming out at the end of September, from Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson. Monsoon rains, terrorism ad lib snag Kerry in South Asia Wed, 31 Aug 2016 04:38:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/08/31/AS--Kerry-India/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_AS--Kerry-India c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:79fa NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to South Asia this week has been filled with serious diplomatic meetings and agreements to boost ties with India and Bangladesh but his motorcade's struggle with monsoon downpours and an off-the-cuff remark about terrorism may have garnered more attention.