WASHINGTON (AP) – The mother of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut school shooting used the opportunity to fill in for President Barack Obama during the weekly radio and Internet address to make a personal plea from the White House for action to combat gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says his soon-to-be released budget, already criticized by friends and foes, is not his “ideal plan” but offers “tough reforms” for benefit programs and scuttles some tax breaks for the wealthy.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is poised to select Justice Department official Thomas Perez to be the next labor secretary, according to two people familiar with the deliberation process. Perez’ nomination to the Labor […]
A fighter has been suspended by the boxing commission in North Dakota. They think he took a dive; lost on purpose. Some subtle clues: Al Jaegar went down 13 seconds into the first round.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says the Boy Scouts of America should open its membership to gays and lesbians when its national executive board discusses the issue this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden has been sworn in to a second term.
How well did President Obama do at keeping the promises he made when campaigning for the White House back in 2008? Find out what the Obamameter reveals.
In a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show, former President Bill Clinton outlined the importance of mobile technology but also talked about political issues like gun control, calling the availability of high-capacity gun magazines “nuts.” CLICK TO WATCH
CHINO, Calif. (AP) – The owners of a Chino slaughterhouse whose workers were caught on videotape abusing cattle, leading to one of the nation’s biggest beef recalls, have agreed to pay more than $300,000 to […]
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 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus has brought a sudden and unexpected end to the public career of a four-star general who led U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq and […]