President Barack Obama's selection of this Southern city for the 2012
Democratic convention signals he will try to reassemble his diverse
coalition of 2008 supporters and fight for the conservative-leaning
states that helped him win the White House.
President Barack Obama is promoting business innovation as a building
block to more jobs, part of a retooled economic message that aims to
highlight advances in the private sector over expensive government
President Barack Obama issued a plea for restraint in Egypt after
meeting with national security aides Saturday to assess the Cairo
government's response to widespread protests threatening the stability
of the country.
President Barack Obama ridiculed lingering opposition to his
10-month-old health care law Friday and vowed to oppose efforts to
repeal it, underscoring his commitment to his signature legislative
achievement despite the new reality of a divided Congress.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela was hospitalized for a
second straight day Thursday for what his office described as routine
tests but which drew concern over the health of the 92-year-old
Just days ago, Rahm Emanuel seemed to be steamrolling the entire field
of candidates for Chicago mayor. He had millions in the bank, a huge
lead in the polls and abundant opportunities to show off his influence,
including a meeting with the visiting Chinese president.