Guardian of New Hampshire’s presidential primary ready for another round

Guardian of New Hampshire’s presidential primary ready for another round
As New Hampshire braces for another wave of White House hopefuls next year seeking votes in the first-in-the-nation nominating primary, much of the credit for the state's hold on that position goes to one man: Secretary of State William ...

U.S. Republicans look for ways to block normal ties with Cuba

U.S. Republicans look for ways to block normal ties with Cuba
Republicans in Congress searched on Thursday for a strategy to sink or at least slow President Barack Obama's plan to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba, drawing a shrug from the White House.They floated ideas to fight the Democrat Obama's ...

Sharpton stops short of calling on Sony executive to resign

Sharpton stops short of calling on Sony executive to resign
Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton on Thursday did not call for Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Amy Pascal to step down over racially insensitive emails, despite expectations that he might seek her resignation.The private emails, leaked through a ...

Democrat lawmakers warn against investment rules in trade pacts

Democrat lawmakers warn against investment rules in trade pacts
Some Democrat lawmakers have urged the U.S. administration to exclude foreign investment protections from major free trade agreements, warning they might undermine buffers against future financial crises and hurt public support for trade deals. Rules allowing foreign companies to ...

Republican Boehner calls Obama’s Cuba deal a ‘mindless concession’

Republican Boehner calls Obama’s Cuba deal a ‘mindless concession’
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized President Barack Obama's policy change toward Cuba, calling it "another in a long line of mindless concessions" to a brutal dictatorship."Relations with the Castro regime should not be revisited, let alone normalized, ...

U.S. senator pledges to block efforts to normalize Cuba relations

U.S. senator pledges to block efforts to normalize Cuba relations
Senator Marco Rubio said on Wednesday he would "make every effort" to block moves by President Barack Obama toward normalizing relations with the Cuban government."The president's decision to reward the Castro regime and begin the path toward the normalization ...