WASHINGTON (AP) — Timothy Geithner said Wednesday that he doesn’t expect to serve a second term as Treasury secretary. He said he doesn’t think President Barack Obama would ask him to remain if Obama won re-election. SEE ALSO: Why Obama Should Say “I’m Rich” “He’s not going to ask me to stay on, I’m pretty […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama delivered a populist challenge Tuesday night to shrink the gap between rich and poor, promising to tax the wealthy more and help jobless Americans get work and hang onto their homes. Seeking re-election and needing results, the president invited Republicans to join him […]

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A Marine sergeant who told his troops to “shoot first, ask questions later” in a raid that killed unarmed Iraqi women, children and elderly pleaded guilty Monday in a deal that will carry no more than three months confinement and end the largest and longest-running criminal case against U.S. troops […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vilified on the campaign trail by Republicans, President Barack Obama will stand before the nation Tuesday night with a State of the Union address designed to reframe the election-year debate on his terms, suggesting a stark contrast with his opponents on the economy and promising fairness and help for hurting families. RELATED: […]

It is a morning of upheaval in the GOP presidential primary race. RELATED: Did Mitt Romney Lie About Father Marching With MLK? SEE ALSO: Ex-Supporters Pressure Perry To Exit Race According to the New York Times, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is poised to drop out: Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is poised to end his […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pitching a plan for boosting U.S. tourism near Orlando, just as Republican presidential candidates prepare to blanket Florida with an anti-Obama message ahead of the state’s Jan. 31 primary. Thursday’s trip is the latest attempt by the White House and Obama campaign to steal a share of the […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a politically explosive decision, President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected plans for a massive oil pipeline through the heart of the United States, ruling there was not enough time for a fair review before a looming deadline forced on him by Republicans. His move did not kill the project but could […]

While King used direct action to promulgate change, Obama used change as a campaign slogan. Worse yet, on so many critical issues — fair housing, war, and civil liberties — the Obama administration was the antithesis of change. Obama hasn’t earned King’s endorsement. Let me tell you why. Fair Housing In 1966 the Southern Christian […]

In the last few months, the Republican Party has spoken to many ideas. Many of them very important to the GOP. They speak freely on the economy, foreign policy, education and government spending. What they do not talk about very often, is their plan on how to unify an America so much more diverse than […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions between the rich and poor are increasing and at their most intense level in nearly a quarter-century, a new survey shows. Americans now see more social conflict over wealth inequality than over the hot-button topics of immigration, race relations and age. SEE ALSO: Rick Santorum Falls Hard The survey released Wednesday […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The final weeks of 2011 were among the economy’s strongest as Americans shopped and traveled more, ending the year with a shot of optimism for 2012. That’s the bright picture the Federal Reserve sketched in a survey released Wednesday. It said all but one of its 12 banking districts experienced some growth […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is highlighting companies that have returned jobs to the U.S. and he says that’s one more way of putting people back to work. SEE ALSO: J-Hud Talks Wedding, Motherhood The White House plans a forum Wednesday, called “Insourcing American Jobs,” that will bring together business leaders who shifted work […]