Senate GOP blocks another Obama appointment
From the AP: Senate Republicans blocked another of President Obama’s picks for one of the nation’s top courts, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber. The vote derailed Obama’s selection of Georgetown | Read More »
Hilda Solis announces her resignation
In an email message, the Labor Secretary says she submitted her resignation letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday afternoon.
Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88
A senator since January 1963, Inouye was currently the longest serving senator and was president pro tempore of the Senate, third in the line of presidential succession.
Romney says he ‘put it all on the field,’ has no regrets
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrote a 1,118-word victory speech on Tuesday.
Hour by hour: What to watch on Election Night
Even if the presidency isn’t decided until after midnight EST, there will be plenty of clues early in the evening on how things are going for President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney.
Romney officially secures GOP presidential nomination
In a roll call of states Tuesday, New Jersey put Romney over the top — exceeding the 1,144 delegate votes needed.