AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:05:12 -0400 House campaign committees sitting on $100M in bank Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:03:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US--Political.Money-House/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Political.Money-House c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-35ad WASHINGTON (AP) — The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an onslaught of late political advertising. NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only' Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:01:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/EU--NATO-Russia-Ukraine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_EU--NATO-Russia-Ukraine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-36b2 VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible to determine how many of its troops are operating inside Ukraine. Secret Service boosts security outside White House Sat, 20 Sep 2014 22:59:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US--White.House.Intruder/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--White.House.Intruder c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3764 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday. Tracing shift from everyday American to jihadis Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:27:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US-Extremists-Foreign-Fighters/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Extremists-Foreign-Fighters c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3727 WASHINGTON (AP) — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York. A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight? Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:27:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US-Extremists-Foreign-Fighters-4-Americans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Extremists-Foreign-Fighters-4-Americans c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3726 WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight: Potential push for Obama to expand military effort Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:49:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US--Obama-Expanding.War/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Obama-Expanding.War c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-378d WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined. 2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:26:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US--GOP.2016-Bush_s.Business/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Bush_s.Business c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3725 CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire. At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:29:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US-GOP-2016-Bush_s-Business-Glance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-GOP-2016-Bush_s-Business-Glance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3724 Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. After eight years, his wealth had dipped to roughly $1.3 million. CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:39:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US-CIA-Europe-Spying-Pause/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-CIA-Europe-Spying-Pause c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-377f WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the CIA has stopped spying on friendly governments in Western Europe, according to current and former U.S. officials. GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:33:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US--Kansas-Roberts.Senate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Kansas-Roberts.Senate c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3666 LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation. News Guide: Steyer writes $15M to his super PAC Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:08:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US-Political-Money-News-Guide/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Political-Money-News-Guide c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-372e WASHINGTON (AP) — The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in August. Highlights from the filings: GOP doctor appeals on social issues in Oregon race Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:01:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US--Senate-Oregon-Wehby/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Senate-Oregon-Wehby c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-36c1 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby burst onto the political scene with a splash last year. Some Kansas ballots to have no Democrat for Senate Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:05:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/19/US-Senate-Kansas/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Senate-Kansas c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3ea4 TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will send voters living overseas a ballot for the November election with no Democratic candidate for a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly-contested in the nation. RNC bests DNC in August fundraising Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:05:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US--Political.Money-Parties/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Political.Money-Parties c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-373d WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday. No boost yet for Dems from fight with extremists Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:33:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/19/US-Islamic-State-Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Islamic-State-Politics c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3aed WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a political rule of thumb that the public often rallies behind the president when the country faces peril from abroad. Sometimes, that can help candidates from his party in the next election. Biden: Young men need to stand against violence Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:30:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/20/US-Biden-Domestic-Violence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Biden-Domestic-Violence c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3897 WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses. Army opens Ranger school to women Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:05:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/19/US--Women.in.Combat-Army.Rangers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Women.in.Combat-Army.Rangers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3aab WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army is opening the door for women to go to Ranger school, in one of the first steps toward allowing women to begin moving into more grueling combat jobs. Obama, Clinton urge women to back Democrats Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:40:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/19/US--Democrats-Women/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Democrats-Women c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3b26 WASHINGTON (AP) — Heading into President Barack Obama's final midterm election in the White House, Democrats on Friday sought to energize female voters, pointing to women as key to the party's future. General: Airstrikes tougher as militants blend in Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:05:39 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/19/US--United.States-Iraq-Civilian.Casualties/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Iraq-Civilian.Casualties c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3aec WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's top officer warned Friday that it will become increasingly difficult to target and launch precision airstrikes against Islamic State militants hiding among the Iraqi population. DNC raises $7M in August, has $11M banked Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:54:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/09/19/US--Political.Money-Parties/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Political.Money-Parties c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:148593b024a:-3978 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee raised $7.4 million last month but still owes vendors almost $2 million, according to financial reports filed Friday.