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Romney still leads GOP candidates for President

Romney still leads GOP candidates for President

Mitt Romney, the Republican Party’s unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The…

Southern Dems: Let’s get back to basics

Southern Dems: Let’s get back to basics

Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and emphasizing spending on education and public works…

For immigrants, state laws control their futures

For immigrants, state laws control their futures

If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver’s license, qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to…

Black Friday was underway on Thursday

Black Friday was underway on Thursday

Black Friday was already well underway before many awoke this morning. The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people…

Obama’s quiet Thanksgiving

Obama’s quiet Thanksgiving

President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday’s basics. He also continued a tradition of telephoning members of the…

President Obama pays for his Thanksgiving meal

President Obama pays for his Thanksgiving meal

There’s no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day for that matter. He has to dig into his…

Thanksgiving: Eating, watching parades, shopping

Thanksgiving: Eating, watching parades, shopping

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Here’s a look at how…

Protests dwindle in Ferguson

Protests dwindle in Ferguson

The throngs of protesters who overran Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case dwindled to just a few small groups as people began cleaning up this…

National Guard helps contain damage in Ferguson

National Guard helps contain damage in Ferguson

National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to…

What next for Ferguson, Missouri?

What next for Ferguson, Missouri?

The police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown spoke publicly for the first time about the confrontation, and for the second straight night crowds poured into the streets of…