Mitt Romney

Ann and Mitt Romney

Romney to give first postelection interview to Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox’s Chris Wallace has landed the first postelection interview with defeated Republican nominee Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann. Wallace said on “Fox News Sunday” that the interview will air on his show next week.

02/24/2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Swig of water dilutes Republican response to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans dismissed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address as nothing more than big government spending and more tax increases. But a brief sip of water may have gotten more immediate attention.

02/13/2013

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Highlights of Obama’s State of the Union address

(AP) – Click to see highlights of the economic and other proposals President Barack Obama called for in his State of the Union address.

02/13/2013

Reince Priebus

Soul-searching in focus as GOP gathers in NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Republican soul-searching begins in earnest this week as GOP officials from every state in the nation come together for the first time since their party’s November shellacking.

01/23/2013

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A year for enduring pop culture icons to shine

NEW YORK (AP) — Marilyn Monroe. The Rolling Stones. And Bond — James Bond. What do they have in common? Sure, one’s long gone, and one’s fictional. But all three marked a golden anniversary in 2012.

12/20/2012

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No more ‘Government Motors’ as US sells GM shares

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s foray into the car business is slowly coming to an end. The Treasury Department said that it will sell its remaining stake in General Motors in the next year or so, winding down a $50 billion bailout

12/19/2012

John Kerry (AP Photo)

On foreign policy, Kerry is Obama’s good soldier

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John Kerry stands tall as President Barack Obama’s good soldier. The Massachusetts Democrat has flown to Afghanistan and Pakistan numerous times to tamp down touchy diplomatic disputes.

12/16/2012

The United States Capitol in Washington DC

In slow recovery, many 2012 fights will carry over to ’13

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy is slowly digging out of its deepest economic hole since the 1930s. And if nothing else, the next four years should be better than the last four. But clashes will dominate the Washington dialogue in 2013.

12/13/2012

Google zeit

Most Googled in 2012: Whitney, PSY, Sandy

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The world’s attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, millions of people searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver. WATCH VIDEO.

12/12/2012

Antonio Villaraigosa

Petition for Villaraigosa to resign from ‘Fix the Debt’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A left-leaning political website and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa clashed today over his membership on the steering committee for a group called Fix the Debt.

12/06/2012

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney rejoins Marriott board

NEW YORK (AP) – Former presidential candidate and Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is getting a new job title: member of Marriott International’s board of directors.

He’s held the post with the hotel chain twice before.

12/03/2012

National Assn. of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials (AP image)

Big Latino vote in Calif., but stars emerge elsewhere

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California has more Hispanics than any other state, by far, but you’d have to look elsewhere for those being talked about as ascending stars on the national political stage.

12/03/2012

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