Political

(Lausanne, Switzerland) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is delaying his return to the states as talks on Iran's nuclear program hit a critical point. Kerry was due to fly to Boston to attend a ceremony in honor of his late friend Edward Kennedy. Leaders from France and Germany...
(Washington, DC) -- The longtime host of the "Hour of Power" could learn Monday if the nation's highest court will hear his appeal concerning a contract he signed and whether it was an employment or retirement agreement. The "Orange County Register" says Doctor Robert H...
(Washington, DC) -- A former top advisor to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says a number of senior Democrats would be qualified to fill his shoes. Democratic strategist Penny Lee said Reid rose to the top because he listened to his Senate caucus and built a strong consensus...
(Washington, DC) -- Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is supporting New York's Chuck Schumer to replace him when he retires. Reid told the "Washington Post" that the brash Schumer would bring a different style to the leadership position. Schumer is currently the third-ranking...
(Washington, DC) -- A Tennessee lawmaker says it's time to start strengthening the Medicare system. In the GOP weekly address, Congressman Phil Roe, who is a physician, explains how doctors will soon be hit with a substantial reimbursement cut based on a Medicare formula. He...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama doesn't want hardworking Americans to be taken advantage of by financial institutions. In his weekly address, the President is focusing on something the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau did this week to help prevent abuses in payday...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Harry Reid is backing Senator Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Senate Democratic leader. Reid announced today he wouldn't seek re-election next year, and he told the "Washington Post" he's endorsing the New York senator to take his place. Schumer is...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is praising Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, who will not seek re-election next year. In a statement, Obama called Reid a fighter who has "never backed down from a tough decision or been afraid to choose what is right over what is easy."...
(Washington, DC) -- The Senate is joining the House in green lighting a massive budget blueprint. The GOP plan sets spending parameters for the 2016 fiscal year. A Senate-House negotiating committee will seek to resolve differences in the two non-binding measures. Both bills...