Mitt Romney

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.


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.


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 – […]


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 […]


Boehner says Obama should take lead on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker John Boehner says it’s time to change the nation’s immigration policies and called on President Barack Obama to take the lead in coming up with a plan to address the […]


Obama wipes away tears while speaking to staff (video)

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a new video released by his campaign, President Barack Obama wipes away tears as he thanks members of his campaign staff and volunteers. Obama’s campaign released a five-minute video of the […]


Election won't end abortion/contraception debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats and liberal advocacy groups have declared victory in what they called a Republican “war on women” and are celebrating the defeats of some GOP candidates who took rigid stands against […]


Fraud? No, a spider delays Mass. town's vote count

  REHOBOTH, Mass. (AP) — It wasn’t hanging chads or voter fraud that delayed the vote count in one Massachusetts town — it was a spider. Rehoboth Town Clerk Kathleen Conti says one of the […]


Asia stocks sink as US faces fiscal crunch

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets tumbled Thursday after a ratings agency threatened to downgrade the U.S. if a solution to the so-called fiscal cliff isn’t negotiated among lawmakers and newly re-elected President Barack Obama. […]


After defeat, cloudy future ahead for Mitt Romney

BOSTON (AP) – Mitt Romney spent the past six years running for president. After his loss to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, he’ll have to chart a different course. The initial plan is to spend […]


House speaker says he'll consider tax increase

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker John Boehner is offering to pursue a deal with a victorious President Barack Obama that will include higher taxes “under the right conditions” to help reduce the nation’s staggering debt […]


Donald Trump deletes parts of Twitter tirade

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Donald Trump has deleted some of the Twitter tirade he posted following President Barack Obama’s re-election, and added new critiques of NBC’s Brian Williams. Trump began tweeting before the election was […]





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