Category Archives: Politics

Clinton weighs making investment income taxable for Social Security

By Alana Wise Nashua, NEW HAMPSHIRE (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that she would consider making investment income taxable through Social Security deductions in…

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Michigan governor appoints committee to fix Flint water system

(Reuters) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Wednesday named a group of experts & government officials to implement long-term fixes for Flint’s lead-contaminated water system as he faced criticism for…

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Trump steps up attacks with 'bimbo' tweet before Fox News debate

By Megan Cassella & Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday escalated a fight with Fox News, using the word "bimbo" in a derogatory tweet…

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Trump pulls out of GOP debate; Sanders to meet with Obama

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would boycott the last Republican debate before the Iowa caucuses, leading Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to challenge him to a one-on-one…

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Sanders says no tragedy if he loses Iowa; he can still win

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination would succeed even if he fails to prevail in the Feb. 1 Iowa…

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Kerry presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Wednesday for China to do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear activities & decrease tensions over disputed parts of…

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Cruz picks up backing of Family Research Council president

View gallery U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is seen through a window as he leaves a campaign eve … View gallery U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at a…

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Sanders would skip unsanctioned debate, campaign manager says: NY Times

View gallery U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders greets supporters after speaking at a campaign … View gallery Supporters from the Nurses for Bernie Super PAC wave signs as U.S. Democratic…

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Trump pulls out of Republican debate in Iowa

By Steve Holland & Ginger Gibson MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa/IOWA CITY, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump withdrew on Tuesday from a debate with party rivals this week out…

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John Kasich to Skip Iowa on Caucus Day to Focus on New Hampshire

When presidential candidates gather in Iowa next week to eagerly await the results of the state's caucuses — the first nominating contest in the race for the White House —…

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