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Clinton friend advised on U.S. politics, foreign policy 1:49am EDT

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - An old friend of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton played an outsized role in advising her on U.S. politics and even her dealings with President Barack Obama's White House despite holding no formal government position.

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Hillary Clinton supports ban on 'revolving door' corporate bonuses

NEW YORK - U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton endorsed a proposed law on Monday that would prevent corporate firms paying bonuses to their executives for leaving to take senior government jobs.

Elizabeth Warren 31 Aug 2015
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Washington mayor backs police chief after union's no-confidence vote

WASHINGTON - Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser vowed support for the U.S. capital's police chief on Monday after a police union voted that it had no confidence in her amid a sharp upturn in killings.

U.S. 31 Aug 2015
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Milwaukee mayor wants to outfit all patrol officers with body cameras

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee may soon become one of the largest cities in the United States to outfit all of its patrol officers with body cameras under a proposal by Mayor Tom Barrett.

U.S. 31 Aug 2015
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Iran nuclear deal now backed by 31 senators

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, said on Sunday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, moving President Barack Obama a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.

30 Aug 2015