WASHINGTON (AP) — As Arab Spring democracy uprisings spread across the Middle East, President Barack Obama's response to the political unrest has been to voice support for people seeking representative governments but limit the role the United States will play to shape those efforts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is the season of cultivation for people who might run for president in 2016.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2016 presidential election only seems far away if you're not planning to run in it. For those who are thinking about seeking their party's presidential nomination, there's so very much to do, starting yesterday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Get your face on TV and write a book: Check. Start meeting the big money people: Check. Visit Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina — Israel, too: Check.
Led by President Obama, most Democrats have tried to occupy a careful middle ground on the natural-gas industry that's transforming the U.S. energy economy. But that balance might not last much longer, as environmentally conscious "fracktivists" look for ways to press their case that the potential for pollution outweighs the jobs created by the mushrooming shale gas drilling industry.
Tax reform remains a long shot this fall—just as it always was before, during, and after Republican Rep. Dave Camp flirted with a run for a U.S. Senate seat.