SAN PABLO, Calif. (AP) - A city councilman in Northern California says an attempt to say hello went sour when an unknown man knocked him out and later dumped him at a horse racing track.
The Contra Costa Times reports (http://bit.ly/O8g35f) that San Pablo City Councilman Paul Morris went to greet a
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:
ABORTION and BIRTH CONTROL:
Obama: Supports abortion rights. Health care law requires contraceptives to be available
By SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a "mood disorder," his office said in a brief statement Wednesday, more than a month after the Chicago Democrat quietly went on a medical leave of absence.
No details about where
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama both are dealing with politically challenging demographics.
The Republican presidential challenger addressed the NAACP's annual convention and Obama was huddling with Democratic congressional leaders.
Obama shouldn't have
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Unflinching before a skeptical NAACP crowd, Mitt Romney declared Wednesday he'd do more for African-Americans than Barack Obama, the nation's first black president. He drew jeers when he lambasted the Democrat's policies.
"If you want a
By WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Ted Cruz has grown accustomed to having his campaign speech interrupted by whoops and hollering, shrieks of "Go Ted!" and even an "A-Men!" or two.
The tea party favorite for a U.S. Senate seat from Texas has come a long way since he kicked off
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - TITLE: "Excuses"
LENGTH: 30 seconds
AIRING: It's the first ad in a $25 million series of commercials airing in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, New Hampshire, Ohio, Iowa, Michigan, Colorado and Nevada.
KEY IMAGES: A female narrator says, "
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Four months out, the presidential race is a cliffhanger. That makes for an exciting contest, but it's not exactly a shot in the arm for the battered economy, the No. 1 campaign issue.
Nearly all major national polls show President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - School districts will be required to establish protocols to curb online bullying or harassment of students under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but "cyberbullying" won't constitute a specific criminal charge.
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican Wisconsin state Sen. Van Wanggaard decided not to go to court to challenge his recall election loss, effectively conceding the race Tuesday to his challenger and giving Democrats at least a temporary majority in the state Senate.