Political

(Washington, DC) -- Doctor Mehmet Oz, host of TV's "Dr. Oz" show, is on the hot seat over weight-loss products. In a Senate hearing, Oz said he does not endorse controversial weight-loss products that are advertised during his popular show. Oz insisted he is firmly against false...
(Washington, DC) -- Idaho Republican Raul Labrador is trying to replace departing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Labrador says he can bring the Republican party together better than California Republican Kevin McCarthy could. McCarthy still remains the strong favorite for...
(Chicago, IL) -- An appeals court has overruled a groundbreaking decision by a Chicago judge to let lawyers for an alleged terrorist see classified evidence. In the ruling, the Seventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals found that federal Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman made a...
(Undated) -- Bill Clinton is America's most-admired president of the past 25 years, according to a new poll. The "Wall Street Journal"/NBC News/Annenberg Survey found the 42nd President was named by 42-percent of people questioned. The three other presidents of the past quarter-...
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- President Obama is headed to Pittsburgh today to speak about the economy. The visit is a prelude to the first White House Makers Faire in Washington tomorrow, which will encourage the invention of more American-made products.
(Undated) -- The U.S. Supreme Court says an Ohio law governing political ads can be challenged in court. The justices ruled unanimously on Monday to allow challenges to the law that allows Ohio's Elections Commission to punish candidates and groups that knowingly make false...
(Undated) -- Americans think Hillary Clinton would do a better job as president than President Obama is doing right now. More than half of respondents in a new CNN/ORC poll said they believed Clinton would do a good job on several issues including the economy, healthcare and...
(Undated) -- A war crimes tribunal will determine whether the FBI violated the law when it tried to turn a defense team expert for Guantanamo inmates into a spy. Agents are accused of creating a conflict of interest for lawyers representing inmates who allegedly helped to...
(Sacramento, CA) -- California has a new record-high budget. A 108-billion dollar plan in general fund spending was passed on Sunday just hours before the midnight deadline. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg says this is the state's fourth straight on-time budget. With...