| May 5, 2011
| 10:33 AM
In what's being billed as a historic day in his presidency, President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero Thursday where he was joined by several 9/11 families to honor those lost nearly a decade ago.
The momentous visit marks the death of Osama bin Laden,...
| May 5, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Eggplant parmigiana and pasta with scallops and shrimp. That's what President Barack Obama ate with 15 firefighters at the Engine 54 Ladder 4 firehouse Thursday afternoon.
It was part of his visit to New York City to honor first responders and families...
| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 12:58 PM
President Barack Obama today said he was confident in Chicago's ability to host a gathering of world leaders and played down the notion that security concerns had anything to do with the decision to move the May G-8 meeting from Chicago to Camp David.
| Jun 2, 2011
| 3:25 PM
The trial ended for the weekend as Assistant U.S. Atty. Reid Schar was asking if Rod Blagojevich was worried that convicted fundraiser Antoin “Tony” Rezko was cooperating against him.
Was Blagojevich “concerned?” Schar asked...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:59 AM
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign pushed out one word last week to define his quest for a second term — "forward."
So how much does a single word matter? Quite a bit, marketing and branding experts say, even if they disagree on the...
| Aug 8, 2012
American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics.
We're devouring these Summer...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:02 PM
When it comes to big money in politics, Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons' influence has long been apparent in Texas, where he has plowed more than $1 million into Rick Perry's gubernatorial campaigns.
Now Simmons has found a new outlet for his outsize...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 4:37 PM
President Barack Obama is giving his first one-on-one post-election interview to CBS' "60 Minutes."...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Sarah Palin e-mail hacker sentenced to one year in jail...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Nation's first Latina governor vows to veto new taxes and insists on cutting spending and waste....
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:32 PM
HBO Friday added Woody Harrelson to the cast of "Game Change," the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election that will start filming this month in Maryland.Harrelson will play Steve Schmidt, a senior campaign advisor to Sen. John McCain. It's...