AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:04:43 -0400 Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:23:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--Midterm.Elections-Early.Voting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Midterm.Elections-Early.Voting c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1aed LOS ANGELES (AP) — For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted. US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:41:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--Same-Sex.Marriage/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Same-Sex.Marriage c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1aa6 WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to those couples, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday. NJ Gov. Christie back again in Iowa; 2016 on mind? Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:46:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--GOP.2016-Christie-Iowa/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--GOP.2016-Christie-Iowa c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1b51 AKRON, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie returned to Iowa on Saturday to headline one of the biggest events on the state's political calendar and seize the chance to meet with Republican activists and fundraisers who could propel a potential White House bid in 2016. Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:42:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US-Obama-Ebola/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Obama-Ebola c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1a1a WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola. Excitement mounts among Colorado GOP Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:43:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--Senate-Colorado-Republicans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Senate-Colorado-Republicans c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1ab8 HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The quiet murmur of several dozen Republican activists crammed in a small office in this Denver suburb was broken Saturday morning by a jocular cry: "Hey, everybody, what's going on?" Marine dies in noncombat incident in IS campaign Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:18:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US-United-States-Islamic-State/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-United-States-Islamic-State c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1a66 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a Marine who died Thursday in a noncombat incident in Baghdad was the second U.S. military death associated with the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:40:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--Senate-Kansas-Agriculture/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Senate-Kansas-Agriculture c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:19d1 LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy. House Democrats on defense in Nevada Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:49:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/24/US--Midterm.Elections-House.Races/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Midterm.Elections-House.Races c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1632 WASHINGTON (AP) — National Democrats are buying ad time to protect a suddenly vulnerable, first-term Nevada congressman as a handful of House races turn more competitive within days of midterm elections. Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:37:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US-Senate-Georgia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Senate-Georgia c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1970 MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate. GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:44:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--Midterm.Elections-GOP-Climate.Change/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Midterm.Elections-GOP-Climate.Change c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1a04 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both. Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:48:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--Senate-Rural.Voters/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Senate-Rural.Voters c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:19c5 PERRY, Ga. (AP) — In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home." Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:57:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US-Ebola-The-Day/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Ebola-The-Day c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:19fb WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order. Poll: Islamic State threat seen as important Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:49:45 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--Islamic.State-Poll/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Islamic.State-Poll c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1a06 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight, Reagan astrologer, Joan Quigley, dies at 87 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:00:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/24/US-Obit-Reagan-Astrologer/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Obit-Reagan-Astrologer c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:16e8 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87. FCC: Phone companies posted private info online Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:52:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/24/US--Consumer.Data.Leak/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Consumer.Data.Leak c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:16e5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Two phone companies — TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. — unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to fine the companies. Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:54:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US-Midterm-Elections-US-Chamber/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Midterm-Elections-US-Chamber c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1a07 WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race. AdWatch: Democrats make much of NC toll project Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:30:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US-Senate-NC-AdWatch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Senate-NC-AdWatch c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:19fc RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — TITLES: "Map." ''Toll." Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:41:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/25/US--Senate-Texas-Debate/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Senate-Texas-Debate c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1806 DALLAS (AP) — Problems with the nation's immigration system dominated a debate Friday between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger David Alameel. Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:48:29 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/24/US--Midterm.Elections-Hillary.Clinton/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Midterm.Elections-Hillary.Clinton c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1661 BOSTON (AP) — Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into next month's elections. Ex-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:15:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2014/10/24/US--Colombia-US.Hostages/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Colombia-US.Hostages c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:1662 WASHINGTON (AP) — As the three men he once held hostage looked on, a former commander of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced on Friday to 27 years in a federal prison for their mistreatment during five years of captivity.