AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:27:11 -0400 Clinton email disclosure slowed by security concerns Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US-DEM-2016-Clinton-Emails/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-DEM-2016-Clinton-Emails c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4013 WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is releasing fewer than expected numbers of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails. Clinton's doctor says 2016 candidate in "excellent" health Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:11:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US-DEM-2016-Clinton-Health/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-DEM-2016-Clinton-Health c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:4014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's physician describes the Democratic presidential candidate as in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States." In swing state Florida, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo's end Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:16:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US--DEM.2016-Clinton-Cuba/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Clinton-Cuba c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d2e MIAMI (AP) — Drawing a sharp distinction with her main Republican rivals in Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed on Cuba since 1962. Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:36:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US--Islamic.State.Stalemate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Islamic.State.Stalemate c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d2c WASHINGTON (AP) — After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded. Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:18:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US--Pell.Grants-Prisoners/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Pell.Grants-Prisoners c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3e02 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant money to take college courses while still behind bars. Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:58:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US--2016-Bush-Clinton/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--2016-Bush-Clinton c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3f61 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory on Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing — and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency. Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:16:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US-DEM-2016-Super-PACs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-DEM-2016-Super-PACs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d30 WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately. What's considered 'classified' is a judgment call Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:09:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US--Clinton.Emails-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Clinton.Emails-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d2d WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is under scrutiny over whether she sent or received classified information on unsecured email when she was secretary of state. The inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community recently alerted the Justice Department about classified information included improperly on email that went through a home server Clinton used in lieu of the official State Department email system. More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:38:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US-SCI--Lion.Killed-The.King.Loses/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-SCI--Lion.Killed-The.King.Loses c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d41 WASHINGTON (AP) — The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle. US condemns terrorist attack that killed Palestinian toddler Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:54:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US--United.States-Israel-Palestinians/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Israel-Palestinians c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3e8e WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is condemning an arson attack by suspected Jewish extremists in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler, branding it a "vicious terrorist" act that must be punished. News Guide: Super PAC backing Cruz gets $10 million donation Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:03:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US--Political.Money-News.Guide/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Political.Money-News.Guide c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d31 WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well. Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:09:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/30/US--GOP.2016-Trump-Immigration/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Trump-Immigration c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3a8b NEW YORK (AP) — In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump calls for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally while allowing the "really good people" to return. Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:50:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US-Kerry-Mideast/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Kerry-Mideast c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3f62 WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran. He will not visit Israel, America's foremost Mideast ally and the primary foreign opponent of the Iran agreement. Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:31:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US-Congress-Disunity/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Congress-Disunity c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3d2f WASHINGTON (AP) — As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. Obama signs highway extension, calls for long-term funding Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:58:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/31/US--Obama-Highway.Bill/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Obama-Highway.Bill c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3ef5 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. government can't keep funding highway and transit projects "by the seat of our pants." Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:14:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/30/US--Congress-Highway.Bill/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress-Highway.Bill c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3874 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of funds. 4 Democrats get behind Obama's Iran nuclear deal Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:35:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/30/US-Congress-Iran-Nuclear/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Congress-Iran-Nuclear c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3775 WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Democrats, including one who represents an American hostage in Iran, said Thursday they would support the Iran nuclear deal in a major boost for President Barack Obama. Clinton charity donors surge amid Hillary Clinton's campaign Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:21:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/30/US--DEM.2016-Clinton.Foundation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Clinton.Foundation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:39e0 WASHINGTON (AP) — A new list of donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation shows a marked surge in donations and the numbers of contributors to the family charity in the first half of this year — at the same time that Hillary Rodham Clinton ramped up her campaign for the presidency. Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:44:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/30/US--Congress-Disunity/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress-Disunity c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:3972 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is heading out for a five-week summer recess in anything but a cheerful vacation mood, leaving behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:38:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/07/30/US-United-States-Russia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-United-States-Russia c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1b6bde98:14e3fb4d30b:389c WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved Thursday to update and fine-tune sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian companies and people over the conflict in Ukraine.