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Gov't report: Budget deficit to rise to $544B this year
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Gov't report: Budget deficit to rise to $544B this year

A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year’s budget deficit will rise to $544 billion, an increase over prior estimates that can be attributed largely to tax cuts and spending increases passed by Congress last month. The deficit and debt pic...
GOP's ethanol governor tell Iowans not to vote for Cruz
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GOP's ethanol governor tell Iowans not to vote for Cruz

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz received an anti-endorsement from the governor of Iowa, Tuesday, host of the country’s lead-off presidential caucus, on account of his failure to support renewable fuels like ethanol.
Judge rules against Justice Dept. in Fast and Furious fight
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Judge rules against Justice Dept. in Fast and Furious fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the Justice Department's claim of executive privilege used to withhold certain documents tied to the Fast and Furious "gun-walking" scandal from release to a congressional committee. House Republicans su...
Hillary Clinton’s emails contained information more sensitive than top secret
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Hillary Clinton’s emails contained information more sensitive than top secret

(EFE).- E-mails sent from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's personal account during her term as Secretary of State (2009-2013) contained classified information beyond "Top Secret," according to a document obtained by NBC and FOX news. In a...
Trump endorsed by John Wayne's daughter
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Trump endorsed by John Wayne's daughter

WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is kicking off a swing through Iowa at the John Wayne Birthplace Museum, where he received an endorsement from the western film actor's daughter, Aissa Wayne. The endorsement was announce...
How the Iowa caucuses work: a confusing election process explained
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How the Iowa caucuses work: a confusing election process explained

The Iowa caucuses are perhaps the most important yet mysterious contest in American politics. The concept of an election is familiar to everyone – but by its very name, a caucus sounds different and archaic. However, give or take a few wrinkles, the Iowa caucu...
Gates: Politics a profession; GOP candidates simplistic
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Gates: Politics a profession; GOP candidates simplistic

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said GOP presidential candidates "don't know what they're talking about" when it comes to dealing with the Islamic State. "Carpet bombing would be completely useless. It's totally contrary to the Ame...

High court rejects new challenge to Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has rejected another challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The justices on Tuesday left in place lower court rulings that dismissed a lawsuit against the national health care law. The suit argues th...
Donald Trump should be banned from UK for 'inflaming hate crime', MP says
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Donald Trump should be banned from UK for 'inflaming hate crime', MP says

Donald Trump was branded a racist demagogue, a buffoon and a “wazzock” in the British parliament as MPs debated whether to ban the Republican presidential candidate from coming to the UK.