The gun industry's national trade association is purchasing advertising in the Connecticut governor's race aimed at defeating the incumbent who signed wide-ranging gun control legislation last year in the wake of the Newtown school shootings.
Gov. Deval Patrick is heading back to Massachusetts after wrapping up his latest trade mission.
The American public often rallies behind the president when the country faces an overseas threat. But so far, there's no evidence that the U.S-led fight against Islamic State militants in the Middle East is boosting people's satisfaction with President Barack Obama — especially in any way that might rub off on Democratic candidates.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says the upcoming fall elections will offer a clear choice for female voters on economic issues, pointing to Democratic women as the key to the party's future.
President Barack Obama is unveiling new public service announcements against campus sexual assault in a campaign being supported by the NCAA and several media companies with reach among college students.
Gov. Chris Christie says he's growing tired of the joint legislative committee investigating lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says voters should turn pay inequity and women's financial security into a political movement this fall.
Michelle Obama has introduced the newest class of National Student Poets.
The top U.S. military officer says it will take at least three months to begin to train and arm moderate Syrian rebel forces.
The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down from 8 million reported earlier this year.
The president of Ukraine is asking the U.S. to give his soldiers lethal military equipment in its battle against Russian-backed separatists.
Think the flu's only a big threat to kids and seniors? Influenza hospitalized a surprisingly high number of young and middle-aged adults last winter — and this time around the government wants more of them vaccinated.
Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have an intense desire for someone else.
Iran's foreign minister is ruling out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warning that the terrorist group poses a much broader global threat that needs new thinking to eradicate.
Vice President Joe Biden is apparently leaving the door open to U.S. ground troops helping Iraqi security forces repel Islamic State militants.
A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital says a report on patient deaths there is a "whitewash" that minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders at the hospital.
Vice President Joe Biden is preaching a populist theme during a visit to Iowa — an important early-voting state in the presidential nominating calendar.
His top military commander has left open the possibility -- but President Barack Obama says U.S. troops who will work to defeat the Islamic State group "do not and will not have a combat mission."
Federal Reserve policymakers are contemplating a slightly faster increase in the Fed's benchmark interest rate in 2015 than they did three months ago.
A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority population of the United States grows.