Mitt Romney

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

Romney and Obama after third debate

Victor and vanquished: Obama has Romney to lunch

Bitter campaign foes just weeks ago, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney met for lunch at the White House on Thursday, sitting down with an eye on overlapping interests rather than the sharp differences that defined their presidential contest.

11/29/2012

Romney and Obama after third debate

Obama to meet with Romney tomorrow

The White House says President Barack Obama will meet privately Thursday with his vanquished rival Mitt Romney, their first face-to-face encounter since the election.

11/28/2012

Oxford chooses 'omnishambles' as word of the year

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s media are in a meltdown and its government is gaffe-prone, so Oxford Dictionaries has chosen an apt Word of the Year: “omnishambles.” Oxford University Press on Tuesday crowned the word – […]

11/13/2012

GOP showing in CA worries party strategists

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tuesday’s elections strengthened the political grip of Democrats in California, and Republicans in the Legislature are in danger of becoming mere spectators at the statehouse. Democrats hold the governorship and every […]

11/10/2012

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