By ALAN FRAM and MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Election Day has come and gone and Republican Rep. Allen West is still fighting for votes - in the courtroom.
West, the freshman tea party-idol struggling for re-election in South Florida, found himself 2,456 votes
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican-leaning independent groups were supposed to be a key to victory for Mitt Romney. But they ended up being among the big losers of the presidential race, spending an eye-popping $380 million on ads to oust President Barack Obama only to
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans' hard line against higher tax rates for upper-income earners leaves re-elected President Barack Obama with a tough, core decision: Does he pick a fight and risk falling off a "fiscal cliff" or does he rush to compromise
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Less than two weeks after his re-election, President Barack Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit the once pariah nation of Myanmar, drawing attention to the country's shift to democracy and highlighting what his administration
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama has spoken with more than a dozen world leaders following his re-election and expressed his desire to continue to have close cooperation with them.
Obama spoke Thursday with British Prime Minister David Cameron, Israeli Prime Minister
By STEVE SZKOTAKAssociated Press
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Officials say about 40 students at a small all-men's college in Virginia shouted racial slurs, threw bottles and set off fireworks outside the Minority Student Union within hours after President Barack Obama's re-election.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Fresh off re-election, Vice President Joe Biden will appear on the NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation" next Thursday.
The vice president's office said Biden taped a cameo appearance back in July. He said Thursday on Twitter that "my whole family loves the show, and I had a great
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Big changes are coming to the President Barack Obama's administration - just not right away.
The White House is making the nation's high-stakes fiscal crisis its top priority coming out of the election, underscoring the vital importance of
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The long slog has turned into a sprint. President Barack Obama's health care law survived the Supreme Court and the election; now the uninsured can sign up for coverage in about 11 months.
Even the government's top-ranking
By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Taking little time to celebrate, President Barack Obama is setting out to leverage his re-election into legislative success in an upcoming showdown with congressional Republicans over taxes, deficits and the impending "fiscal cliff." House