Political News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/pol Political News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:42:28 EDT Tue, 24 Apr 2018 03:06:29 EDT 5 Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180423/782b4ce7-40bc-4675-a375-fda9bcbe9742 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators were discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:42:28 EDT 20180423/782b4ce7-40bc-4675-a375-fda9bcbe9742 By HOPE YEN Associated Press Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180423/9fb6f0fd-f6ab-4843-b341-af5cb64a9e4f SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fresh-faced Democrats are packing U.S. House races nationwide, inspired to run in the Trump era with hopes of seizing long-held Republican seats in a much-anticipated "blue wave." Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:37:02 EDT 20180423/9fb6f0fd-f6ab-4843-b341-af5cb64a9e4f By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press Prosecutors mull retrial for Border Patrol agent http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180423/078d2898-ea86-497a-b01b-f403565ca346 PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors are evaluating whether to pursue a retrial for a U.S. Border Patrol agent on manslaughter charges after an Arizona jury deadlocked on the lesser counts. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:09:03 EDT 20180423/078d2898-ea86-497a-b01b-f403565ca346 By JACQUES BILLEAUD and ANITA SNOW Associated Press Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seat http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180423/ff92eb10-1f67-49cd-a193-08f3fbbd32f3 PHOENIX (AP) — A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:03:30 EDT 20180423/ff92eb10-1f67-49cd-a193-08f3fbbd32f3 By BOB CHRISTIE Associated Press TV's 'Homeland' feels challenge of competing with real world http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20180423/8fe40ac6-9bfe-4773-9c0d-513f5d9f2b6c WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the cast of TV's "Homeland" call it "spy camp." It's when they travel to Washington to pick the brains of top U.S. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:31:43 EDT 20180423/8fe40ac6-9bfe-4773-9c0d-513f5d9f2b6c By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press