AP - ap.online.headlines.politics http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.politics News Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:57:51 -0400 Kerry, Zarif set for nuke talks in NY as Senate weighs move Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:07:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--United.States-Iran/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Iran c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-65f0 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved on two fronts Monday to advance its nuclear diplomacy with Iran, with talks between top U.S. and Iranian diplomats and an aggressive effort to sell the emerging deal to skeptical American lawmakers and constituencies. Kerry: Will urge Iran FM to push Yemen rebels to talks Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:55:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--United.States-Yemen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--United.States-Yemen c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-65b6 NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says he will use a meeting with his Iranian counterpart to urge Iran to push the Shiite rebels it supports in Yemen back to the negotiating table. Murray, mom in tennis shoes in '92, stands her ground Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:04:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US-Murray_s-March/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Murray_s-March c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-65ef WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a disturbance in the force of the tradition-bound Senate and her name is Patty Murray. Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:18:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Attorney.General-Lynch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Attorney.General-Lynch c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6606 WASHINGTON (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official. Court weighs excessive force against inmates awaiting trial Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:19:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US-Supreme-Court-Excessive-Force/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Supreme-Court-Excessive-Force c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6515 WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a growing national debate over police use of force, the Supreme Court struggled Monday with a related question of claims of excessive force against jail officials by people who are accused but not yet convicted of crimes. White House unveils blue-trimmed Barack Obama state china Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:12:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Michelle.Obama-State.China/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Michelle.Obama-State.China c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-66ef WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday unveiled the official state china service of President Barack Obama's administration, an 11-piece setting trimmed in a hue of blue that was inspired by the waters of his native state of Hawaii. The china will immediately be put into service at Tuesday's state dinner for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:37:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Corinthian.Closures/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Corinthian.Closures c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6514 WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. Compromise GOP budget hikes war funds, targets 'Obamacare' Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:54:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Congress-Budget/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress-Budget c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-65ff WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement Monday on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Barack Obama's signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion budget boost to the Pentagon. US Green Berets join in Nepal earthquake relief Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:02:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US-United-States-Nepal-Military/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-United-States-Nepal-Military c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-65ee WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says two teams of U.S. Army Green Beret soldiers happened to be in Nepal when the deadly earthquake struck Saturday and are staying to help with search and relief efforts. Tuesday's the day: Gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:35:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Supreme.Court-Gay.Marriage/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Supreme.Court-Gay.Marriage c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6513 WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America's gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal in all but 14 states, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether it should be the law of the land. Q&A: Issues, possible legal outcomes in gay marriage cases Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:24:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Supreme.Court-Gay.Marriage-Q_A/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Supreme.Court-Gay.Marriage-Q_A c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-675e WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples. US, Japan boost defense ties with eyes on China, NKorea Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:02:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US-United-States-Japan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-United-States-Japan c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6637 NEW YORK (AP) — The United States and Japan are boosting their defense relationship, allowing Japan to play a bigger role in global military operations with an eye on potential threats from China and North Korea. State Dep't: 4 Americans dead in Nepal quick, 2 identified Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:07:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US-Nepal-Earthquake-Americans/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-Nepal-Earthquake-Americans c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-654f WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says at least four Americans have died in Nepal's earthquake. High court to consider lawsuits over personal data Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:47:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Supreme.Court-Information.Privacy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Supreme.Court-Information.Privacy c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6691 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether Web sites and other firms that collect personal data can be sued for publishing inaccurate information even if the mistakes don't cause any actual harm. Clinton Foundation acknowledges mistakes in revealing donors Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:30:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Clinton.Foundation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Clinton.Foundation c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-677a WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation says the global philanthropy is working quickly to remedy mistakes it made in how it disclosed donors, saying that its policies on transparency and contributions from foreign governments are "stronger than ever." Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:58:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--Congress-Iran/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Congress-Iran c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6779 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran, offering Republican presidential candidates a chance to prove their hawkishness toward Iran and support for Israel. Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:58:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/26/US-United-States-Iran/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US-United-States-Iran c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6971 NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet this week for the first time since they laid out the framework for a nuclear deal earlier this month. House rebels blame GOP leaders for falling contributions Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:17:07 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/27/US--House.GOP.Rebels-Fundraising/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--House.GOP.Rebels-Fundraising c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-675d WASHINGTON (AP) — As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests. Obama turns 2016 hopefuls into comic fodder for media dinner Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:02:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/26/US--Obama-Correspondents/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Obama-Correspondents c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-6bb0 WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential election just getting into gear provided President Barack Obama plenty of new material to work with on the night he describes as Washington celebrating itself. Pentagon: US military sending aid to quake-ravaged Nepal Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:11:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/politics/2015/04/26/US--Nepal-Earthquake-US.Assistance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_politics_US--Nepal-Earthquake-US.Assistance c9d8ec1afb93944a:5376668d:14ce60e9ef2:-69ec WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. military plane has departed from the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware bound for earthquake-stricken Nepal.