Saturday, November 18, 2017
President Barack Obama met Friday with top executives at marquee US firms like American Express and Johnson & Johnson, with the country's economy struggling and global markets prone to wild swings. "The president appreciated the thoughtful exchange of ideas and...
The biggest rumblings in the Republican presidential campaign are coming from Austin, Texas — 1,000 miles from the leadoff caucus state where front-runner Mitt Romney and seven opponents squared off ahead of an important test vote this weekend. Texas Gov....
A White House photographer was allowed to take and widely distribute a photo from the ceremony Tuesday for the return of the remains of 30 American troops killed in a weekend helicopter crash in Afghanistan despite the Pentagon's claim...
Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann says she's "lived a real life" and isn't a politician. "I didn't go to Washington to be a politician," the Minnesota congresswoman said Wednesday. "I'm not a politician. I'm a real person who believes in...
There's a hefty dose of circus mixed with deadly serious politics in the Iowa Republican straw poll. The event Saturday will mark the first time Republicans in Iowa indicate publicly whom they want as their 2012 presidential nominee. It's a...
The 2012 Republican presidential contenders have roundly criticized President Barack Obama for economic policies they contend helped drive the downgrade of U.S. credit by a major ratings agency. But they've offered few of their own ideas to ease the current...
A stand by Wisconsin Republicans against a massive effort to oust them from power could reverberate across the country as the battle over union rights and the conservative revolution heads toward the 2012 presidential race. Democrats succeeded in taking two...
President Barack Obama said on Monday he inherited many of the country's problems with high debt and deficits when he entered the White House, sounding a theme likely to dominate his 2012 re-election campaign. Speaking at a Democratic fundraiser, where...
The S&P downgrade was more of a statement on the toxic political landscape in Washington than a comment on the nation's ability to pay its bills. But S&P has its own checkered history. Just a few years ago, the...
Bringing the curtain down on a nearly 200-year-old tradition, leaders of the US House of Representatives announced Monday that they were doing away with the chamber's "page" program. Republican House Speaker John Boehner and Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi...