Senate voting on Planned Parenthood, prelude to fall battle
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared likely to reject a Republican effort to halt federal funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday. But it was just a prelude to a fall faceoff with higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could reverberate into next year's presidential and congressional elections.
Obama heralds impact of power plant greenhouse gas limits
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future generations if left unchecked.
GOP face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.
House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.