Political

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama's seventh and final summer vacation at Martha's Vineyard has begun with hopes of getting in some relaxing time with the first family before the busy fall leading up to November's presidential election. Obama will fill the next two...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's party time at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and President Barack Obama is expecting a crowd for his 55th birthday bash. First lady Michelle Obama is hosting the party at the White House on Friday evening. The White House says it's a private event, and...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Donald Trump's characterization of Somalis as dangerous and a drag on resources could undo years of work that they have done to establish themselves in the country's whitest state, Somali residents said Friday. Trump told a packed audience in Portland on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Endangered Sen. Pat Toomey is banking on Pennsylvania voters backing him in November even if they oppose fellow Republican Donald Trump, a ticket-splitting strategy that may help determine whether the GOP can hang on to its Senate majority this election year. "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton acknowledged Friday the challenge she'd face leading a country where most Americans don't trust her, saying she takes "seriously" the work she must do to build confidence in her character. But the Democratic presidential nominee also claimed...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is rejecting remarks by President Barack Obama contending it no longer opposes the nuclear deal that world powers struck with Iran in 2015. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that "Israel's view on the Iran deal remains unchanged." Israel's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan says the House will not vote this year on the sweeping Asia-Pacific trade deal backed by President Barack Obama. The Wisconsin Republican is a longtime proponent of free trade, but he says Obama made mistakes in negotiating the deal with 11...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump has made a rare admission he was wrong — in claiming he saw a video of a U.S. cash payment going to Iran. On the campaign trail this week, the Republican nominee has been dramatically describing a video that he says shows the U.S. paying off...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Young Americans are divided over Hillary Clinton's handling of her email account while she was secretary of state, with most young whites saying she intentionally broke the law and young people of color more likely to give Clinton the benefit of the doubt. The...