Scott, Florida Cabinet to meet in the Keys

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott will be meeting with the Florida Cabinet in the Keys.    Scott is scheduled to meet with the cabinet at a Marathon elementary s..
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Obama's vague gay marriage stance under scrutiny

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's vague stance on gay marriage is facing fresh scrutiny. A prominent Cabinet official has broken ranks with the White House, stating his un..
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Twitter plays outsize role in 2012 campaign

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - (at)BarackObama is on Twitter. So is (at)MittRomney. And so are all the voters following the 2012 presidential contest, whether they know it or not.   &nb..
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Obama campaign emphasizes economy in newest ad

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election team plans to spend $25 million on advertising this month, a dramatic escalation of its media presence in a handful of states..
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Romney is a grandfather again

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mitt Romney is a grandfather again, and he has a surrogate to thank.    Tagg Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's oldest son, ..
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Gingrich ends campaign, no endorsement for Romney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Newt Gingrich can now call himself a former presidential candidate.    As expected, the former House speaker has bowed out of the Republican pr..
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Florida Gov. Scott picks oranges on 'work' day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FELLSMERE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has gotten to work in one of Florida's most iconic industries.    Scott did his ninth "Let's Get to Work" day picking and proc..
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Scott refuses to ban guns during RNC convention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has refused a request to prohibit the carrying of guns in downtown Tampa during the Republican National Convention this summer.    ..
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Obama signs agreement for US-Afghan partnership

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai (HAH'-mihd KAHR'-zeye) have signed an agreement aimed at cementing a lasting U.S. commitment to A..
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Rubio: All BP spill fines should go to Gulf states

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio said he opposes a plan that would give Gulf coast states 80 percent of the fines stemming from the 2010 oil spill because the other ..
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Obama in Afghanistan to sign security pact

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - In an unannounced trip, President Barack Obama has arrived in Afghanistan to sign an agreement cementing the U.S. role in the country after the war ends i..
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Familiar foe to challenge US Rep. David Rivera

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Embattled Congressman David Rivera may soon be facing a familiar foe.    Democrat Joe Garcia told The Miami Herald (http://bit.ly/IG8CA9 ) on Monday he ..
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Obama: Marking bin Laden death isn't 'celebration'

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gave a steely defense of his handling of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and his use of it to burnish his re-election credentials a ye..
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Race for Congress: Examining candidates' budget plans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - With four months to go until the August primary, the candidates for Congress in Southwest Florida are making their positions known. Republican State Representati..
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Romney says he would have ordered bin Laden killed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Once a moment of national unity, the political battle over Osama bin Laden's death intensified Monday as presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt ..
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Invisible man dominates US-China talks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sidestepped a question about Chinese dissident Chen Guangchen on Monday, refusing to confirm that the blind lawyer is under U.S. protection..
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New slogan for the President: Forward

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

 WASHINGTON (AP) - President  Obama has a new campaign slogan: "Forward." Obama's re-election team unveiled its new motto in a video released Monday morning. The sev..
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Romney predicts recovery, ignores new numbers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Mitt Romney said Friday the nation's economy is recovering but blamed President Barack Obama for presiding over the "most anemic and tepid" comeback since ..
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Obama makes health care appeal to female voters

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Casting his re-election along gender lines, President Barack Obama told hundreds of female supporters Friday that Republicans seem determined to meddle in women's..
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First Lady plans southwest Fla. stop

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - First Lady Michelle Obama plans a stop in southwest Florida.    The White House says Obama will be greeted at the Naples Municipal Airport Friday..
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