| Aug 21, 2008
| 4:24 AM
by Frank James More bad news for Sen. Barack Obama's campaign on the polling front. The latest George Washington University-Battleground 2008 Poll done jointly by Republican and Democratic pollsters shows that Sen. John McCain has managed to move...
| Jan 19, 2009
Today went a little differently than I was expecting... but I guess that's to be expected. We were wrapping up an interview with Barack Obama (ok I won't get your hopes up, it was just the wax museum's statue, but he looked real enough).
I had to...
| Sep 15, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Bay Fang It was a forum on foreign policy, but one of the five secretaries of state on stage chose to make political news. In answer to a student question about whether electing the first African American president would......
| Jan 4, 2009
Other job experience: Former office staff member for Sen. Jacob Javits of New York; former associate dean of admissions at Rutgers and Catholic University of America; former executive director of ecumenical ministry to homeless and working poor in south...
| Jan 22, 2009
WASHINGTON — In his first full day in the White House, Barack Obama pushed his top military advisers for a plan to withdraw combat troops from Iraq, and in an extraordinary exercise took the oath of office a second time over concern about a miscue...
| Feb 17, 2009
When a new U.S. President takes the oath of office, he often exudes a youthful optimism. President Obama has been hard at work since the inauguration, but when he leaves Washington, D.C., will he visibly wear the stress of his position?
According to a...
| Sep 18, 2008
| 4:24 AM
by Mark Silva It's a battle. In the battlegrounds. Forgot those national polls that portray a dead heat in the contest between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain. Polls in some of the most heavily contested states are showing......
| Mar 4, 2010
| 2:51 PM
"Woodrow Wilson: A Biography"
By John Milton Cooper, Jr.
Random House, 702 pages, $35
President Woodrow Wilson, a confidant confided in his diary shortly after World War I, "will probably go down in history as the greatest figure of his time, and I hope,...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 7:48 AM
On June 22, Raymond E. Babineau sold his home at 105 Liverpool in Williamsburg, Va., to James S. Mitchell. Mitchell bought the home for $883,000.
Raymond E. Babineau is senior vice president of operations at SENTEL, an engineering company, whose...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 3:01 PM
As the U.S. grapples with a shortage of primary care physicians, many in health care fear that access will sharply decline as health reform adds millions more Americans to the ranks of the insured.
A new study highlights a trend that could make things...
| Jun 25, 2010
Former Vice President Dick Cheney was admitted to the hospital Friday after experiencing discomfort, the latest health scare for the 69-year-old Republican leader who has a long history of heart disease.
Cheney was expected to remain at George Washington...
| Feb 23, 2010
Glenda Griffen is like a lot of Americans who need to lose some weight - the gym scares her.
"I went a few times," said the 55-year-old Detroiter who wants to lose 70 pounds, "and didn't like it."
In fact, the hair stylist is so gym-averse that she's...