After six years and one day, World War II came to a close 70 years ago Wednesday, signalling the end of one of the darkest periods in modern history. It was on Sept. 2, 1945 that Japan officially signed the Instruments of Surrender, ending its hostilities with the Allied Powers.
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WASHINGTON — Republicans may control both the House and Senate, but any hope of enacting spending bills laden with conservative priorities — like defunding Planned Parenthood and President Barack Obama’s health care law — will almost certainly die when budget negotiations begin in earnest later this year.
WASHINGTON — An unprecedented House lawsuit against President Barack Obama that was once derided as a certain loser looks stronger now and may soon deliver an early legal round to Republican lawmakers complaining of executive branch overreach.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry rejects the idea that Ken Paxton should step down as Texas attorney general, despite a felony indictment.
RICHMOND, Va. — When Gov. Terry McAuliffe goes to Austin, Texas, next month to speak at the Texas Democrats’ big fundraising dinner, he’ll talk about what it takes to win in a state with a lot of Republican voters.
RICHMOND, Va. — First came Medicaid expansion. Then same-sex marriage.
ATLANTA—For months, billionaire Donald Trump has defied political gravity, as controversial statements and attacks have only enhanced his standing atop the polls for the Republican presidential nomination.
WASHINGTON – A Republican-led effort to block federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed in the Senate last week on a procedural vote that fell short of a required 60-vote majority.
Seven low-polling Republican candidates all needed to create a breakout moment in Thursday night’s early, undercard Republican debate.
CLEVELAND — The leading Republican presidential candidates used their first face-to-face encounter Thursday night to accuse Donald Trump — and one another — of diverging from conservative principles as they tried to reverse the surprising dominance of the billionaire celebrity and gain a foothold in the crowded race.