By ROD McGUIRKAssociated Press
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton assured Australians they do not have to choose between the United States, their most important security ally, and China, their primary trading partner, as she ended a visit to the important Pacific
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Wednesday night about rocket attacks being launched from Gaza into Israel and escalating violence in the Gaza Strip.
By DOUGLASS K. DANIELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is telling top donors that President Barack Obama won re-election because of the "gifts" he had already provided to blacks, Hispanics and young voters and because of the president's effort to
By WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - George P. Bush's father has issued a fundraising letter asking donors to open their pocketbooks because his son "is considering" running for Texas land commissioner, though a political strategist for the younger Bush said Wednesday that
By ANDREW MIGA and LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Stinging from double-digit election losses among female voters, House Republicans elected a woman to their top leadership team Wednesday in a tense test of gender politics and the clout of the GOP's power brokers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says there is still time for the United States and Iran to resolve an impasse over Iran's nuclear program.
Obama said at a news conference Wednesday that there should be a way for Iran to enjoy "peaceful nuclear power" while still meeting international
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's encouraged that the Syrian opposition has formed a new, more representative leadership council, but the U.S., unlike some other countries, isn't ready to recognize the group as a "government in
WASHINGTON (AP) - Obama says US not ready to recognize new Syrian opposition group as 'government in exile'
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he hasn't yet scheduled a meeting with Republican Mitt Romney.
At a news conference Wednesday, Obama said he hopes to have the chance to talk with Romney before the end of the year.
Obama said the election was only a week ago, and that everybody
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous criticism at his United Nations ambassador instead of confronting him directly over a