Senate rejects Obama veto of Saudi Sept 11 bill

Sep 28th 2016 12:27PM WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia’s government. The final vote was 97-1 against the veto. Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid was the lone “no” vote.…

5 key money matters from the first debate

Spencer Platt/Getty Images After months of trading barbs at their political rallies and in negative campaign ads, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took the stage together for the first time in Monday’s much-hyped presidential debate. The debate, the first of three planned before November’s election, was filled with combative exchanges as the candidates fired accusations…

44 iconic pictures of Obama’s first 100 days in office

Amanda Macias Aug 2nd 2016 10:02AM The White House On November 4, 2008, more than 69.4 million Americans voted for then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) to become the 44th president of the United States — and the first African-American to hold the position. Obama, then 47, earned 365 electoral votes and nearly 53% of the popular…

The best moments from Hillary Clinton’s DNC speech

Aol.com Editors Jul 29th 2016 12:44PM In a moment that will be cemented in history, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be a major political party’s nominee for president. Clinton spoke at the Democratic National Convention and officially accepted the nomination. In her acceptance speech, she talked about the future and called on the…

In Ohio, Trump is counting on new Republican converts

COLUMBUS, Ohio — During a recent phone conversation, Ohio GOP chairman Matt Borges told Donald Trump he was encouraged by the fact that Republicans have added more than a million new voters to their state’s ranks since the presidential primary. “Is that because of me?” Trump asked. Borges’ simple answer: “Yes.” He’s got to hope…

Trump responds to criticism of 'Star of David' tweet

Donald Trump‘s campaign on Monday officially responded to the uproar over his use of seemingly anti-Semitic imagery on social media, saying it was not a Star of David but rather a “sheriff’s” star that appeared in an offending tweet about Hillary Clinton. These false attacks by Hillary Clinton trying to link the Star of David…

Newt Gingrich says Donald Trump ‘not trying’ yet

ASPEN — Newt Gingrich suggested on Saturday that Donald Trump is “not trying” yet in his bid for the presidency, and said Hillary Clinton‘s campaign is “just wasting a lot of money while allowing him to think through how he wants to run the fall campaign.” Gingrich, who is formally being vetted as Trump’s running…

High court rescues Obamacare (again)

By a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Obamacare subsidies that have helped millions of people buy health insurance through the federal marketplace at HealthCare.gov. In a case that had threatened to throw the health insurance market into chaos, the nation’s highest court has ruled against plaintiffs who argued that the money-saving…

Ending Obamacare could prove costly

Barring some planetary misalignment, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule before the end of the month on what could be the pin that pops the Obamacare balloon. The metaphor is particularly apt in the King v. Burwell case, given that President Obama’s ambitious health care reform, which has provided health insurance to 11.4 million Americans…