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Obama jabs at Romney over his ’47 percent’ remarks

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama talks with David Letterman on the set of the “Late Show With David Letterman” at the Ed Sullivan Theater, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night the occupant of the Oval Office must “work for everyone, not just [&hellip...

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Chicago teachers vote to return to classroom

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, is flanked by Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claud Brizard, left, and school board president David Vitale during a news conference after the teachers union House of Delegates voted to suspend their strike Tuesday, Sept....

Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 29, 2010 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies, left, check the shoes of a suspect arrested during a crime suppression sweep in Phoenix. A judge in Arizona on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 ruled that police can immediately...

Half avoid taxes, get US help, but many not poor

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A campaign film is shown before Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign fundraising event at The Grand America in Salt Lake City, Utah, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON...

Obama chides China, hopes to use as campaign wedge

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/David McNew) CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama lodged an unfair-trade...

Obama team tries to lower expectations for debates

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Eden Park’s Seasongood Pavilion, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign doesn’t want to...

More than 180 Occupy Wall Street arrests in NYC

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Occupy Wall Street protestors chant during a march in the Financial District, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in New York. Multiple Occupy Wall Street protestors have been arrested during a march toward the New York Stock Exchange on the anniversary of the...

LSU students returning to dorms after bomb threat

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Students wait for buses to take them off campus in front of the Journalism Building in Baton Rouge, La., Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 after the emergency text message was sent out Thousands of students, professors and workers were evacuated from Louisiana State...

As US troop ‘surge’ ends, setbacks are piling up

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 29, 2012 file photo, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, gestures during a news conference at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The end game in...

AP sources: Obama launching China trade case

September 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Sept. 13, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama waves after speaking at a campaign rally in Golden, Colo. Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are embarking on a week heavy with travel through battleground states and appeals key constituencies, with both...