By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida judge on Friday denied a request by Republican Rep. Allen West to impound ballots and voting machines, dealing a blow to the freshman lawmaker's bid for a second term.
Palm Beach Circuit Judge David Crow said West's
WASHINGTON (AP) - AP source: Obama inviting leaders of Congress to White House next week for fiscal cliff talks.
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By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - An economic calamity looming, President Barack Obama on Friday signaled willingness to compromise with Republicans, declaring he was not "wedded to every detail" of his tax-and-spending approach to prevent deep and widespread pain in
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
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 president's address Wednesday to members of
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Charles Darwin earned almost 4,000 write-in votes against a Georgia congressman who denounced evolution and other scientific theories as "lies straight from the pit of hell."
The symbolic votes in Athens-Clarke County were a small percentage of more than 209,000 votes won by
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will make his first postelection comments Friday about actions needed to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff that could plunge the economy back into recession.
Obama is expected to urge Congress to act, including passing a bill that would prevent Bush-era tax
By The Associated Press
President Barack Obama is weighing replacements for several White House aides and Cabinet members expected to leave before his second term begins, or early in his second term.
Among those expected to leave and some names mentioned as possible replacements (in parentheses
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Big changes are coming to 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 ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper urged President Obama on Thursday to work with the U.S. Congress to resolve the "fiscal cliff."
Harper's office said the prime minister called Obama to offer his congratulations and used "the opportunity to
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Democrats and liberal advocacy groups have declared victory in what they called a Republican "war on women" and are celebrating the pivotal defeats of some GOP candidates who took rigid stands against abortion.
However, the issues in dispute -