The Bulletin, Bend / Central Oregon News

Untitled Document
AP Top Political News at 9:41 a.m. EDT

Brexit vote hardly a harbinger of US presidential election
DENVER (AP) -- Widespread economic angst. Intense opposition to immigration policy. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiments, particularly among less-educated and older white voters....

Many experienced GOP strategists unwilling to work for Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump has finally acknowledged that to best compete against Hillary Clinton he needs more than the bare-bones campaign team that led him to primary success. But many of the most experienced Republican political advisers aren't willing to work for him....

Obama loses reliable partner, faces uncertainty after Brexit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the first 7 years of his presidency, Barack Obama could rely on the United Kingdom to back him up at nearly every turn, knowing British leaders had both the global clout and shared perspective to be powerful U.S. partners....

Democrats approved platform draft with Sanders' imprint
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Democrats approved a draft of the party platform early Saturday that includes steps to break up large Wall Street banks, advocates for a $15 an hour wage and urges the abolition of the death penalty, reflecting the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign....

The Latest: Delegate files suit to avoid voting for Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):...

Clinton's State Dept. calendar missing scores of entries
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Associated Press review of the official calendar Hillary Clinton kept as secretary of state identified at least 75 meetings with longtime political donors, Clinton Foundation contributors and corporate and other outside interests that were not recorded or omitted the names of those she met....

After Orlando, slight cracks in gun-rights' grip on Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) -- How has the Orlando shooting slaughter affected the politics of gun control in Congress? A bipartisan House measure barring firearms sales to some suspected terrorists nicely captures the mix of new and familiar forces in play....

Obama names Stonewall national monument; 1st for gay rights
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama created the first national monument to gay rights on Friday, designating the site of the Stonewall riots in Manhattan where the modern gay rights movement took root nearly five decades ago....

Obama tells Democratic donors 'it's up to you' on gun laws
SEATTLE (AP) -- President Barack Obama has told Democratic donors in Washington state that "it's up to you" after the failure to move ahead with gun legislation in the wake of the Orlando shootings....

Officials: No evidence Orlando gunman was gay
WASHINGTON (AP) -- FBI investigators so far have not turned up persuasive evidence that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was gay or pursuing gay relationships, according to two government officials familiar with the investigation....

AP Photo
AP Photo/Matt Dunham
Politics Video
Up to the Minute
Obama loses reliable partner, faces uncertainty after Brexit

Obama says UK committed to 'orderly transition' out of EU

Obama names Stonewall national monument; 1st for gay rights

Britain, EU at odds over timing of divorce talks

Now that Britain wants out, EU must figure out how to do it

Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settled

North Carolina governor, challenger clash over LGBT law

In New Hampshire, living for a week in libertarian paradise

North Dakota's outsider candidate ready to tackle bad news


The Bulletin
Parade Magazine Bend Homes Luxury Bend Homes