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GOP Rivals Go On The Attack After Christie's Star Rises In New Hampshire

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 4:18am

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been investing a lot of time in New Hampshire, and his opponents are starting to attack him there — a sign he's seen as a threat.

Visiting New York City, Bernie Sanders Attacks Clinton, 'Greed' Of Wall Street

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 4:00am

"Will the folks will on Wall Street like me? No. Will they begin to play by the rules if I am president? You better believe it," Sanders said Tuesday.

Donald Trump Goes 'Birther' On Ted Cruz

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 8:27pm

With the Texas senator encroaching on him in polls, Trump is now questioning whether the Canadian-born Cruz would be eligible for the White House. Many legal scholars have weighed in that he would.

Troubles Are Up In The Middle East, But Oil Prices Are Down. Huh?

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 5:07pm

In the past, when political tensions increased, oil prices went up too amid supply risks. But now OPEC's power is down and U.S. oil supplies are much greater, helping hold prices steady.

In Tight Iowa Race, Ted Cruz Is Counting On Evangelical Voters

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 3:59pm

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is barnstorming across Iowa, where his appeal to evangelical voters is making him a threat to GOP front-runner Donald Trump in the first caucus state.

U.S. Declines To Play Referee In Saudi Arabia, Iran Dispute

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 3:37pm

The State Department says the U.S. is not going to be the "mediator" in the dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran, but that's betting that the two countries can solve their problems on their own.

In Emotional Speech, Obama Announces Executive Action On Gun Control

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 3:37pm

On Tuesday at the White House, President Obama announced new executive actions on gun control, including changes to the nation's system of background checks.

Obama Announcement On Gun Control Measures Sparks Republican Outrage

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 3:37pm

President Obama formally announced Tuesday new executive actions on gun control. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama for the reaction from Republican lawmakers.

Obama Outlines New Rules For Gun Sales In The U.S.

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 3:37pm

President Obama announced executive action on guns in a speech that was both emotional and politically charged. Gun rights supporters immediately denounced the move.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley To Give GOP's State Of The Union Response

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 3:30pm

The choice of the young Indian-American governor fuels speculation that she could be a possible vice presidential pick. But the high-profile slot hasn't been kind to other rising stars in the past.

Guns In America, By The Numbers

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 11:09am

If history is any guide, the president's efforts to curb gun violence may have the unintended effect of boosting gun sales.

In Live Address, Obama Takes His Plan For Gun Control To The Public

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 10:21am

"The gun lobby may be holding Congress hostage right now. But they cannot hold America hostage," President Obama says.

Political Headlines Focus On Iowa And New Hampshire But Texas Is The Real GOP Prize

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 4:22am

GOP presidential candidates may be spending most of their time in Iowa and New Hampshire right now but it's delegate-rich Texas that will be the far more consequential state in the Republican primary.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Iowa; Bill Clinton Makes N.H. Appearances

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 4:22am

Bill Clinton became known as the "comeback kid" because of his performance in the 1992 New Hampshire primary. He's campaigning for his wife Hillary in that state, just a month before its primary.

Obama Administration Announces Executive Actions On Guns

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 5:33pm

The executive actions designed to combat gun violence include a regulatory change designed to make it harder for gun buyers to avoid background checks.

GOP Candidates Shift Focus To National Security As First Voting Nears

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 3:19pm

The calendar has finally turned to 2016, and the Republican presidential candidates are ramping up their campaigning. The theme this week is national security, an issue that unites the GOP establishment and the conservative grassroots.

Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch Discuss Action On Gun Control

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 3:19pm

President Obama met with the attorney general and the FBI director as he prepares to go around Congress and take executive action to reduce gun violence. But could the move actually prompt more Americans to buy guns?

Bill Clinton Hits The Campaign Trail For His Wife In New Hampshire

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 3:19pm

With just weeks before the first votes are cast, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton unleashes her husband on the campaign trail in New Hampshire. Bill Clinton remains a popular figure among Democrats, but he also comes with baggage.

Jabbing Rivals, Rubio Tries To Break Through On Foreign Policy Record

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 2:29pm

Rubio has struggled to gain traction in a crowded GOP field and during a two-day campaign swing through the Granite State, he tried to portray himself as the best candidate to tackle ISIS.

WATCH: Dark New GOP Campaign Ads Stress Threat Of ISIS

Mon, 01/04/2016 - 11:53am

The ads will air in Iowa and New Hampshire, as candidates make their final push in the early states. They strike a fearful tone, featuring footage and news headlines of recent terrorist attacks.

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