AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:18:58 -0400 Hacked emails overshadow Democratic National Convention Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:58:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US--DEM.2016-Convention/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Convention c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3e1f WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails threatened to overshadow the Democratic Party's upcoming celebration in Philadelphia as progressives expressed disappointment Sunday over the presidential nomination process and Bernie Sanders stepped up demands that the party's chairwoman step down. VIEWER GUIDE: Clinton asking voters for fresh look in Philly Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:42:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US-DEM-2016-Convention-Things-to-Watch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-DEM-2016-Convention-Things-to-Watch c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:40db PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton has been in the public eye for more than two decades, sized up as a political spouse, legislator, diplomat and politician. For good or ill, everyone has an opinion about her. Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness' Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:34:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US--Obama/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Obama c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3e65 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign policy. The Latest: Sanders' delegates consider protest of VP speech Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:48:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US-DEM-2016-Convention-The-Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-DEM-2016-Convention-The-Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3e67 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT): Clinton's turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:55:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US--DEM.2016-Convention-News.Guide/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Convention-News.Guide c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3efd WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Hillary Clinton's turn. Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible? Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:23:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US-Campaign-2016-After-The-Vote/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Campaign-2016-After-The-Vote c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3dd2 ATLANTA (AP) — Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence. AP Exclusive: Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugs Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:04:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US--Medicare-Pricey.Drugs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Medicare-Pricey.Drugs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3d3c WASHINGTON (AP) — A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. What are the top 20 priciest Medicare prescription drugs? Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:55:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US-Medicare-Pricey-Drugs-Glance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Medicare-Pricey-Drugs-Glance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3d3d A look at Medicare's top 20 priciest prescription drugs in 2015, ranked by their cost above the program's "catastrophic" coverage threshold. Medicare's catastrophic protection kicks in after a beneficiary has spent a given amount of their own money, $4,850 this year. The beneficiary pays only 5 percent, while their insurer pays 15 percent, and taxpayers cover 80 percent. Catastrophic spending is a large and growing share of total costs, threatening to make Medicare's popular prescription plan financially unsustainable. DNC rules meeting agrees to a compromise on superdelegates Sun, 24 Jul 2016 01:21:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US--DEM.2016-Convention-Rules/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Convention-Rules c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3008 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The role of superdelegates could be significantly reduced in future Democratic presidential primaries under a compromise deal struck at the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday. Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:19:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US--GOP.2016-Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Trump c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:36e5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the "extreme vetting" he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S. Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:47:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US--Campaign.2016/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:2411 MIAMI (AP) — Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality — "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" — at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention. Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:38:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US--GOP.2016-Convention-White.Supremacists/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Convention-White.Supremacists c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:2de1 CLEVELAND (AP) — They don't like to be called white supremacists. Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:15:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US--DEM.2016-DNC.Emails/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-DNC.Emails c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:2b93 WASHINGTON (AP) — A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's convention next week in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Clinton's former rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:24:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US-Campaign-2016-Clinton_s-Challenge/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Campaign-2016-Clinton_s-Challenge c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:29d8 KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a problem. Tim Kaine gets a warm homecoming in Richmond Sun, 24 Jul 2016 03:12:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US--DEM.2016-Kaine.Returns/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Kaine.Returns c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:3995 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sen. Tim Kaine received a hero's welcome outside his Richmond home, capping off his debut as Hillary Clinton's running mate. The Latest: Cheers greet Tim Kaine on return to Richmond Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:28:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US--Campaign.2016-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:2941 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): Kaine liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:51:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US--Campaign.2016-Clinton.vs.Kaine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Clinton.vs.Kaine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:2abf WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion. Competitive Pennsylvania race turns on suburban Philadelphia Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:24:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US--Campaign.2016-Road.to.270/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Campaign.2016-Road.to.270 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:284f BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania (AP) — The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits. Tim Kaine gets warm welcome from neighbors Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:33:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/24/US--DEM.2016-Kaine.Returns/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Kaine.Returns c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:36e4 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Sen. Tim Kaine received a hero's welcome Saturday night outside his Richmond home, capping off his debut as Hillary Clinton's running mate. Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:48:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2016/07/23/US--DEM.2016-Convention-Delegates/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Convention-Delegates c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:2d02 WASHINGTON (AP) — Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are giving mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president, saying Virginia Sen. Time Kaine will appeal to moderates but do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters.