Exclusive: Koch brothers will not use funds to try to block Trump nomination

The Koch brothers, the most powerful conservative mega donors in the United States, will not use their $400 million political arsenal to try to block Republican front-runner Donald Trump's path to the presidential nomination, a spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Koch brothers will not use funds to try to block Trump nomination

The Koch brothers, the most powerful conservative mega donors in the United States, will not use their $400 million political arsenal to try to block Republican front-runner Donald Trump’s path to the presidential nomination, a spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday.

Donald Trump Jr. appears with white supremacist on radio show

One of Donald Trump’s sons appeared along with a white supremacist while giving an interview on a conservative radio show, adding to concerns that the front-runner in the battle to be the Republican candidate in November’s presidential election is willing to accept support from extremist supporters.

Donald Trump Jr. appears with white supremacist on radio show

One of Donald Trump’s sons appeared along with a white supremacist while giving an interview on a conservative radio show, adding to concerns that the front-runner in the battle to be the Republican candidate in November’s presidential election is willing to accept support from extremist supporters.

Obama to press Republicans to fill Supreme Court vacancy at Tuesday meeting

President Barack Obama will press leaders of the Republican-led U.S. Senate on Tuesday to allow confirmation hearings and a vote on his nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court despite their repeated vows not to act on anyone he selects.

Obama to press Republicans to fill Supreme Court vacancy at Tuesday meeting

President Barack Obama will press leaders of the Republican-led U.S. Senate on Tuesday to allow confirmation hearings and a vote on his nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court despite their repeated vows not to act on anyone he selects.

Congresswoman quits Democratic National Committee, endorses Bernie Sanders

Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Tulsi Gabbard resigned from her post on Sunday to endorse Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, following months of rising tensions within the group.

Congresswoman quits Democratic National Committee, endorses Bernie Sanders

Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Tulsi Gabbard resigned from her post on Sunday to endorse Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, following months of rising tensions within the group.

Federal judge being considered for US Supreme Court nomination: Law Journal

Ketanji Brown Jackson, a federal trial judge in Washington, is being considered to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, the National Law Journal reported on Friday, citing a lawyer who was contacted as part of the vetting process.

Federal judge being considered for US Supreme Court nomination: Law Journal

Ketanji Brown Jackson, a federal trial judge in Washington, is being considered to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court, the National Law Journal reported on Friday, citing a lawyer who was contacted as part of the vetting process.

Trump’s march stirs growing sense of dread among U.S. Republicans

"It fills all of us with concern and dread,” said Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, who has endorsed fellow Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, considered the main hope of the Republican establishment to derail Trump’s march to the nomination.

Trump’s march stirs growing sense of dread among U.S. Republicans

“It fills all of us with concern and dread,” said Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, who has endorsed fellow Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, considered the main hope of the Republican establishment to derail Trump’s march to the nomination.

Michigan governor’s aides urged switch away from Flint River

Quality problems prompted two of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's top lawyers to urge that Flint be moved back to the Detroit water system just months after a decision to draw water supply from the Flint River, according to emails released on Friday.

Michigan governor’s aides urged switch away from Flint River

Quality problems prompted two of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s top lawyers to urge that Flint be moved back to the Detroit water system just months after a decision to draw water supply from the Flint River, according to emails released on Friday.

Clinton deflects calls to release Wall Street speech transcripts

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton defended her paid speeches to Wall Street, saying in an interview that aired on Friday that they would not soften her campaign pledges for tougher regulation.

Clinton deflects calls to release Wall Street speech transcripts

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton defended her paid speeches to Wall Street, saying in an interview that aired on Friday that they would not soften her campaign pledges for tougher regulation.

In hard-bitten rural South Carolina, many minds made up for Clinton

Clinton is poised to win big over the U.S. senator from Vermont in South Carolina's primary contest on Saturday, in part because of her outsized support among the state's rural black poor - a bloc that Sanders has struggled to impress.

In hard-bitten rural South Carolina, many minds made up for Clinton

Clinton is poised to win big over the U.S. senator from Vermont in South Carolina’s primary contest on Saturday, in part because of her outsized support among the state’s rural black poor – a bloc that Sanders has struggled to impress.

Trump wins Christie endorsement on march toward Super Tuesday

Republican candidate Donald Trump on Friday won the surprise endorsement of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the most prominent mainstream Republican to get behind the former reality TV star's White House campaign.

Trump wins Christie endorsement on march toward Super Tuesday

Republican candidate Donald Trump on Friday won the surprise endorsement of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the most prominent mainstream Republican to get behind the former reality TV star’s White House campaign.

Gunman kills up to four in Kansas shooting spree

An employee killed up to four people and wounded as many as 20 others in a shooting spree that ended at his work site in Hesston, Kansas on Thursday where he was shot and killed by authorities, the local sheriff told reporters.

Gunman kills up to four in Kansas shooting spree

An employee killed up to four people and wounded as many as 20 others in a shooting spree that ended at his work site in Hesston, Kansas on Thursday where he was shot and killed by authorities, the local sheriff told reporters.

Republican Sandoval withdraws as possible Supreme Court pick

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, a moderate Republican, took himself out of consideration for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday as Senate Republicans dug in on their vow not to act on any nominee by President Barack Obama.

Republican Sandoval withdraws as possible Supreme Court pick

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, a moderate Republican, took himself out of consideration for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday as Senate Republicans dug in on their vow not to act on any nominee by President Barack Obama.

Obama weighs Republican Nevada governor for Supreme Court

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, a Republican and former federal judge, is among candidates being considered by President Barack Obama for appointment to the Supreme Court, a source close to the process said on Wednesday, as Obama sought to overcome Senate Republican resistance to any nominee.

Obama weighs Republican Nevada governor for Supreme Court

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, a Republican and former federal judge, is among candidates being considered by President Barack Obama for appointment to the Supreme Court, a source close to the process said on Wednesday, as Obama sought to overcome Senate Republican resistance to any nominee.

Elizabeth Warren And Banking Committee Democrats Want Action On Obama Nominees

Senate Banking Committee Democrats on Monday asked the panel's Republican chairman in a letter to "clear the backlog" of 16 nominations by President Barack Obama to posts related to financial oversight, national security and other areas.

Elizabeth Warren And Banking Committee Democrats Want Action On Obama Nominees

Senate Banking Committee Democrats on Monday asked the panel’s Republican chairman in a letter to “clear the backlog” of 16 nominations by President Barack Obama to posts related to financial oversight, national security and other areas.

Pressure grows on Hillary Clinton to release Goldman Sachs speeches

Hillary Clinton continued to resist calls to release her transcripts of paid speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs and other banks, saying she would hold onto them until Bernie Sanders and other rivals for the U.S. presidency released theirs.

Pressure grows on Hillary Clinton to release Goldman Sachs speeches

Hillary Clinton continued to resist calls to release her transcripts of paid speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs and other banks, saying she would hold onto them until Bernie Sanders and other rivals for the U.S. presidency released theirs.

Democrat Sanders looks to prove minority appeal in Nevada

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will test his appeal with minority voters in Nevada on Saturday, looking to puncture rival Hillary Clinton's argument that he is a one-note candidate whose support is limited to mostly white states.

Democrat Sanders looks to prove minority appeal in Nevada

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will test his appeal with minority voters in Nevada on Saturday, looking to puncture rival Hillary Clinton’s argument that he is a one-note candidate whose support is limited to mostly white states.

Scalia’s death boosts legal chances for Obama’s climate plan

A vote to block the Obama administration's ambitious climate regulation was one of Antonin Scalia's last acts as a Supreme Court justice. His sudden death may have opened a new path to the rule's survival.

Scalia’s death boosts legal chances for Obama’s climate plan

A vote to block the Obama administration’s ambitious climate regulation was one of Antonin Scalia’s last acts as a Supreme Court justice. His sudden death may have opened a new path to the rule’s survival.

State officials blocked Flint Legionnaires’ probe: CNN

Michigan authorities blocked county health officials from investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that may have been linked to the water crisis in the impoverished city of Flint, a county health supervisor told CNN on Saturday.

State officials blocked Flint Legionnaires’ probe: CNN

Michigan authorities blocked county health officials from investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that may have been linked to the water crisis in the impoverished city of Flint, a county health supervisor told CNN on Saturday.

Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

As the Democratic race moves to states with large minority populations, both candidates openly courted black and Hispanic votes during a debate that was far more restrained and cordial than last week's contentious debate in New Hampshire.

Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

As the Democratic race moves to states with large minority populations, both candidates openly courted black and Hispanic votes during a debate that was far more restrained and cordial than last week’s contentious debate in New Hampshire.