AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Mon, 25 May 2015 14:16:32 -0400 Peeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewing Mon, 25 May 2015 08:16:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/25/US-MED-HealthBeat-Alzheimer_s-Scans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-MED-HealthBeat-Alzheimer_s-Scans c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-653c WASHINGTON (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking. 'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case Mon, 25 May 2015 08:01:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/25/US-Health-Overhaul-Supreme-Court/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Health-Overhaul-Supreme-Court c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-654d WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control. Jeb Bush to get own home at family compound in Kennebunkport Mon, 25 May 2015 14:07:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/25/US--Maine-Jeb.Bush/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Maine-Jeb.Bush c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-6445 KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is getting a house of his own at the family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine. Launching campaign, Sanders appeals to party's Warren wing Mon, 25 May 2015 12:57:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/25/US--DEM.2016-Sanders/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Sanders c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-6531 PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing. Defense chief's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions Mon, 25 May 2015 07:22:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/25/US-United-States-Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-United-States-Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-65b4 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group. Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington Mon, 25 May 2015 14:12:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/25/US-Memorial.Day/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Memorial.Day c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-64a9 ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war. Perry seeks to win over Iowa with frequent visits Mon, 25 May 2015 04:12:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/25/US--2016.GOP-Perry/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--2016.GOP-Perry c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-65b3 LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry's early, hands-on approach in Iowa contrasts with the 2016 presidential prospect's failed bid four years ago, when he entered the race relatively late and stumbled in the debates. Skimpy insurance seen by Democrats as next health care issue Mon, 25 May 2015 04:02:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/25/US-DEM-2016-Skimpy-Insurance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-DEM-2016-Skimpy-Insurance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-65b2 WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. Congress' familiar path: short-term solutions Sat, 23 May 2015 22:37:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/23/US--Congress-Going.Short/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress-Going.Short c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-721f WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers. NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program Sat, 23 May 2015 14:02:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/23/US--NSA.Surveillance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--NSA.Surveillance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7102 WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month. Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble Sat, 23 May 2015 04:23:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/23/US--DEM.2016-Clinton.Emails/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Clinton.Emails c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-721c WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server. Obama includes Vice President Biden in regular golf game Sat, 23 May 2015 12:00:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/23/US-Obama/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Obama c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-70e7 POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — A surprise player has joined President Barack Obama's regular weekend golf game: Vice President Joe Biden. Pence passes up presidential bid, but future still cloudy Sat, 23 May 2015 10:23:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/23/US--Pence_s.Future/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Pence_s.Future c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-7166 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision not to fulfill the political buzz and chase White House dreams in 2016 doesn't necessarily clear up questions about his future. Another patch put in place for highway and transit funding Sat, 23 May 2015 04:29:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/23/US--Transportation.Spending/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Transportation.Spending c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-721b WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep highway and transit aid flowing to states for another two months and prevent shutdown of summer construction projects. Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits Fri, 22 May 2015 13:53:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/22/US--DEM.2016-Clinton-Tax.Breaks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Clinton-Tax.Breaks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-79ca LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In the Clinton administration's final months, then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton took an active role in White House efforts to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time that the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband's presidential library, Clinton-era documents show. Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi Mon, 25 May 2015 00:46:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/24/US--United.States-Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-6c93 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East. Perry seeks to win over Iowa, a handshake at a time Sun, 24 May 2015 21:30:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/24/US--2016.GOP-Perry/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--2016.GOP-Perry c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-6cd8 LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time. Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue Sat, 23 May 2015 09:09:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/23/US--DEM.2016-Skimpy.Insurance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--DEM.2016-Skimpy.Insurance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-71cc WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. Senate clears White House-backed trade bill Sat, 23 May 2015 04:31:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/22/US--Congress.Rdp/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress.Rdp c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-79e0 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. US officials: Iran enters Iraqi fight for key oil refinery Sat, 23 May 2015 04:28:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/05/23/US--United.States-Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:-1a8cc816:14d77ad1145:-721a WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has entered the fight to retake a major Iraqi oil refinery from Islamic State militants, contributing small numbers of troops —some are operating artillery and other heavy weapons — in support of advancing Iraqi ground forces, U.S. defense officials say.