Political

(Undated) -- Six-term Senator Thad Cochran is the winner of a tough Republican primary runoff in Mississippi. Cochran beat tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in a very close vote. In New York City, 22-term Congressman Charles Rangel leads a close Democratic primary, with...
(New York, NY) -- New York Congressman Charles Rangel says he's won the Democratic primary in his campaign for a 23rd term. Rangel's opponent, state lawmaker Adriano Espaillat , disagrees. Rangel holds an 18-hundred vote lead over Espaillat but nearly two-thousand absentee...
(Undated) -- The White House is coming under scrutiny for recent changes that weaken the rules for tobacco products. Published documents show the Office of Management and Budget deleted language in proposed regulations that detailed health risks associated with cigars. Also...
(Washington, DC) -- House Speaker John Boehner is considering a lawsuit challenging executive actions of the Obama administration. In a meeting with house Republicans, he reportedly discussed the possibility of filing the lawsuit to curtail the president's power. A spokesman for...
(Undated) -- The CEOs of DirecTV and AT&T say their merger would be good for consumers and would not be a marriage of competitors. AT&T's Randall Stephenson and DirecTV chief Michael White told congressional committees on Tuesday their proposed 48-and-a-half billion...
(Undated ) -- Six-term Senator Thad Cochran is the winner of Tuesday's hotly-contested Senate primary runoff in Mississippi. He beat tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in a very close vote. Longtime Congressman Charles Rangel is the winner of a Democratic primary in New York...
(Nogales, AZ) -- Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is traveling to Nogales, Arizona today. He'll be visiting facilities that are housing hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. Johnson told lawmakers Tuesday in a...
(Undated) -- Congressional Democrats and Republicans agree that patients deserve faster treatment at Veterans Affairs medical centers, but they don't agree on how to pay for it. Lawmakers in both parties are shocked at the 35-billion to 40-billion dollar price tag for a VA...
(Undated) -- Veteran Senator Thad Cochran is the winner in a Republican primary runoff in Mississippi. He defeats tea party challenger Chris McDaniel. McDaniel narrowly beat Cochran in the June 3rd primary but didn't get the necessary 50-percent of the vote to avoid the runoff...