| Oct 9, 2009
| 1:30 PM
President Obama, who has pledged to place diplomacy ahead of confrontation and reached out to a skeptical world with offers of mutual understanding, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace today for what the Nobel committee called "his extraordinary efforts...
| Nov 4, 2009
By seizing gubernatorial seats in Virginia and New Jersey, Republicans on Tuesday dispelled any notion of President Obama's electoral invincibility, giving the GOP a lift and offering warning signs to Democrats ahead of the 2010 midterm elections....
| Nov 12, 2009
Michael Steele, the new chair of the Republican National Committee, is in Grand Rapids Thursday night. He's addressing a large republican crowd at the Amway Grand Plaza for their annual Kent County GOP dinner.
Their annual dinner has been a tradition for...
| Apr 10, 2010
In damage control mode, GOP national chairman Michael Steele on Saturday sought to quell the furor over his management of the Republican National Committee by acknowledging errors and vowing to learn from them.
"I'm the first here to admit that I've made...
| Nov 13, 2010
When our forefathers threw off their Whigs and became Republicans, they could hardly have imagined that one of their party's biggest stars would call herself a "Mama Grizzly." These are heady days for the GOP, which recaptured the U.S. House this month....
| Nov 12, 2010
Gov. Bobby Jindal is heading to California next week to promote his new book "Leadership and Crisis" in a meeting to be aired on C-SPAN.
The Nov. 20 event is coordinated by the Young America's Foundation, which operates the Reagan Ranch. The Advocate...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 9:40 AM
ANAHEIM ( KTLA) -- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin headlined a fundraiser Saturday but the two women on top of the Republican ticket in California were no-shows.
Other high profile California Republicans also skipped the event.
One of the few on stage...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 5:41 PM
"Franklin Delano Roosevelt"
By Alan Brinkley
Oxford University Press, $12.95, 129 pages
FDR At a time of crisis in the American economy, one critic of federal programs charges the administration with stumbling "into philosophies which lead to the...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Wisconsin GOP Chairman Reince Priebus has won the election to be chairman of the Republican National Committee.
He surpassed the 85 necessary votes in the seventh round of balloting on Friday.
Former Michigan GOP chairman Saul Anuzis and GOP operative...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Aberdeen: Memorial service for Michael Gross, 45, Aberdeen, will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 7, 2011, at First United Methodist Church, Aberdeen. Pastor Tom Haggar will officiate.
Michael died Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo,...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 10:27 PM
Roger Levesque scored and assisted and Miguel Montaño added a second tally but Seattle Sounders FC fell to Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 3-2, in the final game of the inaugural Cascadia Summit at Starfire Sports Complex on Sunday afternoon.
| Oct 3, 2011
You would think that a black man born and raised in Georgia, who was a teenager during the civil rights movement, would understand the transition of African-Americans from voting overwhelmingly Republican to strongly supporting the Democratic Party....