By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where President Barack Obama stands on some of the issues that the country will face in his second term.
Abortion and birth control: Supports access to abortion. Health care law requires contraceptives to be available for free for
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at some of President Barack Obama's promises for his second term:
-Roll back Bush tax cuts for upper-income people, couples making over $250,000 and individuals making over $200,000, a failed 2008 promise. Ensure people making over $1 million pay at least 30 percent in
BOSTON (AP) - Paul Ryan says he will return to the House, resume role as Budget Committee chairman .
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Maine's independent former Gov. Angus King says he still hasn't decided whether he will align with Democrats or Republicans when he enters the Senate in January.
The former governor, elected to succeed retiring GOP Sen. Olympia Snowe, tells MSNBC he will probably make a
WASHINGTON (AP) - Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the Republican Party must find a way to deliver its core political message and broaden the base of voters who are willing to support GOP candidates.
Interviewed on "CBS This Morning" the morning after voters re-elected Democratic President Barack
WASHINGTON (AP) - Newly elected Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she'll go to Washington believing there is a "lot of room for compromise" on the most pressing issue facing Congress: What to do about the deficit and the impending fiscal crisis.
Warren, a Democrat and leading consumer
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A drop in voter turnout in Tuesday's election didn't keep President Barack Obama from winning a second term.
Preliminary figures suggest fewer people voted this year than four years ago, when voters shattered turnout records as they
By The Associated Press
President Barack Obama's re-election in the United States elicited strong feelings - from optimism to skepticism - around the world. A sampling of global reaction:
"One of the first things I want to talk to Barack about is how we must do more to try and solve
By The Associated Press
Americans already know who their next president is, but the formal process for picking a president extends beyond Election Day.
While the Electoral College has the ultimate say in choosing Democrat Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney, the exercise is largely