Trump's support surges ahead of first Republican debate, shows poll

Some Republicans gleefully scripted Donald Trump`s political obituary in the wake of his scathing comments about Sen John McCain`s military service earlier this month, hoping that his freewheeling presidential campaign had finally imploded.

John Kerry pushes back against critics of Iran nulear deal
John Kerry pushes back against critics of Iran nulear deal

Secretary of State John Kerry bluntly challenged critics of the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran on Thursday, calling it "fantasy, plain and simple," to think the United States failed to hold out for a better deal at the bargaining table.

''Republicans need 47 pc of Latino vote to win White House''

The Republican candidate who wants to become president of the US in 2016 will need at least 47 percent of the Latino vote, the highest percentage in history, if the rest of the electorate retains roughly the same party preferences that it had in 2012, according to a study published on Friday.

Union-busting Republican joins crowded White House race

Wisconsin`s union-busting Governor Scott Walker announced on Monday that he is joining the crowded field of Republicans jostling to be the party`s presidential nominee, arguing he can sell his conservative record to mainstream America.

Barack Obama mocks Republicans about 2016 `Hunger Games`

US President Barack Obama has one wish for the Republicans trying to succeed him: that the odds are ever in their favor.

Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush lose ground in primary state

Both Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, Democratic and Republican front-runners respectively in the 2016 White House race, have lost some ground in New Hampshire, the state set to host the campaign`s first primary.

Democrats launch frontal attack against Bobby Jindal
Democrats launch frontal attack against Bobby Jindal

 Immediately after announcing his candidacy for US presidentship, Bobby Jindal, the first ever Indian-American to run for White House, faced a frontal attack by Democrats today, who poked fun at his presidency run and termed his record as Governor "dismal".

Republican presidential hopefuls offer new insight on faith

 The 2016 Republican hopefuls are offering new insight into how faith would guide their decisions in the White House.

Obama renews call for gun control, Haley seeks death for shooter
Obama renews call for gun control, Haley seeks death for shooter

 US President Barack Obama made another call for gun control as South Carolina`s Indian American Governor Nikki Haley sought death penalty for the white young man who gunned down nine people at a historic black church.

Republicans in US begin to set tone for primary debates
Republicans in US begin to set tone for primary debates

Three Republican presidential nominees spoke at a forum here setting the tone for debates preceding the primaries in August.

Republicans brace for immigration fight on 2016 trail
Republicans brace for immigration fight on 2016 trail

Jeb Bush had no intention to address immigration during his presidential launch Monday until protesters forced him to do so, a sign the divisive issue will shadow Republicans through the 2016 campaign.

With eye on US election, Republicans assail Russia's Putin

Something about Vladimir Putin makes Republicans in the U.S. presidential race see red.

The many Republicans on the White House trail: Sweet 16

In 2008, there were 10 Republicans and eight Democrats competing to succeed George W. Bush in the White House.

Five Republicans tied atop 2016 presidential race: poll

Five White House hopefuls are tied atop the Republican nomination race, a national poll released Thursday showed, making it anyone`s guess who will battle likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Republican prospects, in Iowa, target extremists, Hillary

Nearly a dozen Republican prospects for the 2016 presidential race lined up to appeal to party members in the early voting state of Iowa, agreeing to get tough with America's enemies but differing on how to do it.

US Senate advances trade negotiating authority for Obama

Following days of obstruction from lawmakers in President Barack Obama`s own Democratic party, the US Senate advanced contentious legislation Thursday allowing him to swiftly finalize a landmark Pacific trade pact.

US House bans abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy


Washington: The Republicans-dominated US House of Representatives has approved a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a vote slammed by women's rights activists as "unconstitutional".

Hillary Clinton draws contrasts with Republicans on immigration

 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton called Tuesday for a path to citizenship for some of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States, drawing a sharp contrast with her Republican foes.

US senator says sees Iran nuclear bill vote as soon as Thursday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker said on Tuesday that he sees an "overwhelming" vote to pass the Iran nuclear review bill as soon as Thursday.

Ex-CIA official: Republicans distorted analysis of Benghazi

A former CIA deputy director says Republicans repeatedly distorted the agency's analysis of the Benghazi attack in 2012 that killed the US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.