Donald Trump has ridden a recent wave of publicity to the top tier of a group of at least 14 Republicans vying for the White House.
By Richard Simon, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki offered an apology and accepted responsibility for the VA mess Friday morning. “I can’t explain the lack of integrity among some of the leaders in our healthcare facilities,” he said, speaking to a conference on homeless veterans. “This is something I […]
By Bruce Tomaso, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — After a snow delay, Dallas is ready to join the sweepstakes for the next Republican convention. Along with officials from seven other cities, Dallas representatives were poised to make their pitch to GOP leaders in Washington on March 4, but nature had other plans. A blizzard […]
By Steve Padilla and Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. — When the Arizona Legislature passed a bill to grant greater protection to businesses that refuse service to gays and others for religious reasons, it appeared the move had put Republican Gov. Jan Brewer between a rock and hard place. How could she risk alienating […]