Politics and Elections News

AP News - 7 minutes ago

MUMBAI, India (AP) — India's new government introduced a reform-minded budget Thursday, vowing to lift economic growth to rates of 7-8 percent by promoting manufacturing and infrastructure and overhauling populist subsidies.The budget for the fi ...more

AP News - 51 minutes ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The squabble between the Chicago Cubs and the owners of the rooftop venues across the street from Wrigley Field is returning to City Hall.On Thursday, the team was expected to make its pitch to the city landmarks commission for a ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Faced with a potentially awkward scene at the Texas-Mexico border, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political debate over a flood of young migrants as a question of Republican willingness to tackle the problem, not his d ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Gen. John Campbell, the Army's vice chief of staff, appeared last year at a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, he cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelli ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Well-trained attackers executed the deadly dawn assault on a CIA complex in Benghazi, Libya, suggesting different perpetrators from those who penetrated the U.S. diplomatic mission the previous night, according to newly revealed testi ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what figures to be a tough sell, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Barack Obama's request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants th ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming victory in Indonesia's presidential election based on unofficial "quick counts," raising the specter of prolonged political insta ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday after China's exports showed a slight pickup. Indonesian stocks surged despite a contested presidential election result.Japan went against the current with Tokyo's Nikkei ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and other intellectual or developmental disabilitie ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has decided to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to argue against gay marriage, meaning the nation's highest court will have at least one same-sex marriage case on its plate when it returns in October.The office of ...more