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Texas Governor Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Perry won’t seek re-election in 2014

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history who famously muttered “oops” after forgetting during a 2011 presidential debate the third of three federal departments he’d pledged to close, announced Monday […]

07/08/2013

Hillary Clinton (AP Photo)

Both sides eye Clinton as she seeks right balance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is trying to strike the right balance between staying out of the daily political maelstrom and setting herself up for a possible second presidential run. But her fans and […]

07/08/2013

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Villaraigosa heading to Utah for Romney event

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will spend a few hours hobnobbing Thursday with political and business leaders at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s “Experts and Enthusiasts” retreat in Park City, Utah, then return […]

06/06/2013

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A census first: Black voter turnout passes whites

WASHINGTON (AP) — Making history, America’s blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, lifting Democrat Barack Obama to victory amid voter apathy, particularly among young people, new census data show. Despite increasing population, […]

05/08/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks at Ohio State University spring commencement ceremony, Columbus. (AP Photo)

Obama dares graduates to reject cynical voices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A year to the day after kicking off his victorious re-election campaign on this college campus, President Barack Obama returned to Ohio State University and told graduates that only through vigorous […]

05/05/2013

NJ Governor Chris Christie

Christie: Obama ‘kept every promise’ on storm aid

HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that President Barack Obama “has kept every promise he’s made” about helping the state recover from Superstorm Sandy.

04/29/2013

Investigators examine site of second explosion on Boylston Street near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. (AP Photo)

Image leads to hunt for Boston bombing suspect

BOSTON (AP) — The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators focused on a man seen dropping off a bag, and then walking away from the site of the second bombing.

04/18/2013

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Free speech group ‘honors’ attempts to censor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Idaho regulators who banned the sale of Five Wives Vodka out of fear of offending tee-totaling Mormons and a Missouri legislator who wanted to make it a felony to even propose gun control legislation are among the 2013 winners of the annual anti-censorship “Jefferson Muzzles.”

04/10/2013

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Raucous debate on immigration to get under way

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill hope to finish their work this week, opening what’s sure to be a raucous public debate.

04/08/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

PROMISES, PROMISES: Obama has tight Iran timeline

In this series, Associated Press writers who cover subjects key to Obama’s agenda and that of the GOP examine his main campaign promises, their chances of being kept and their likely impact on people.

04/01/2013

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