Political

(Weston, WI) -- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker doubts that having President Obama campaign for his Democratic challenger Mary Burke will help her campaign. Speaking to reporters at a campaign stop in Weston, the Republican incumbent noted Obama's popularity is low, and...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is among those remembering journalist Ben Bradlee. In a statement the President called the former "Washington Post" editor "a true newspaperman" who told the "stories that helped us understand our world and one another a little better."...
(Jacksonville, FL) -- With no fans on stage, Republican Governor Rick Scott and his Democratic challenger, Charlie Crist, were able to focus on the issues facing Florida voters. Crist said jobs are a priority for Floridians, with many people just giving up looking for work...
(Tallahassee, FL) -- Florida Governor Rick Scott is reportedly dipping into his own pocket to pay for his re-election campaign. Insiders say he's about to cut a 20-million-dollar check. It's a turnaround from two years ago. More than 80-million dollars combined has been spent by...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House remains hopeful that Democrats can hold onto control of the Senate in next month's midterm elections. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said there will be plenty of credit to go around if Democrats hang onto the Senate. On the other hand, he...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says some Senate Democrats who are avoiding campaigning with him are "strong allies" who supported his agenda in Congress. Obama told MSNBC's Al Sharpton that some Democrats in Republican-leaning states are not inviting him to campaign with...
(Undated) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is flying home on a commercial flight after his plane broke down -- again. Kerry's aging Air Force plane is grounded for the fourth time this year. He had stopped for a day in Hawaii after visiting Afghanistan, Myanmar, Australia and...
(Washington, DC) -- "Inherent Resolve" is the Pentagon's name for the military operation against ISIS. The U.S. and several Arab allies began launching air strikes against the militant group in Syria last month. A U.S.-led coalition is also targeting ISIS forces in neighboring...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says all relevant government resources are being used to battle Ebola. President Obama canceled a planned campaign trip yesterday to convene a Cabinet-level meeting after a second Dallas nurse was diagnosed with Ebola...