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Bachmann loses Iowa campaign chairman to Paul

December 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican Presidential candidate, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. meets with patrons at the Nodaway Diner during a campaign stop, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in Greenfield, Iowa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Michele Bachmann’s struggling presidential campaign saw her Iowa chairman defect Wednesday to rival Ron Paul’s side, an...

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Gov’t to pay family $17.8M for military jet crash

December 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

File – This file photo provided by the Korean United Methodist Church of San Diego shows Young Mi Yoon, left, and her husband Dong Yun Yoon at the San Diego church in 2001. A federal judge on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, ordered the U.S. government to pay...

Paul gets front-runner’s welcome in Iowa

December 29, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speaks during a campaign stop at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Texas Rep. Ron Paul received a welcome befitting a man with...

Yemen’s leader causes headaches in Washington

December 28, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Protesters chant slogans during a demonstration demanding the prosecution of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is weighing an unprecedented...

Slain Ind. girl’s grandfather was sex offender

December 28, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

An undated Allen County (Ind.) Sheriff’s Department photo shows Mike Plumadore. Authorities said Monday night, Dec. 26, 2011 that Aliahna Lemmon had been found dead and Plumadore, 39, who was watching Aliahna and her two sisters when she went missing...

Dems scramble as Sen. Nelson announces retirement

December 28, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file Feb. 11, 2009 file photo, Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb. talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sources say Nelson will retire. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democrats on Tuesday lamented Sen. Ben...

Romney looks past Iowa rivals to criticize Obama

December 28, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a town hall meeting at the Fort Dodge GOP Headquarters, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Projecting the...

Man charged in Calif. soldier shooting

December 28, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

An undated photo released by the San Bernardino Police Department shows Ruben Ray Jurado. Police Monday Dec. 26, 2011, arrested Jurado. Authorities allege Jurado shot Sullivan at the party Friday night, Dec. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/San Bernardino Police...

Gingrich goes after rivals despite positive pledge

December 28, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, speaks during a campaign stop at a luncheon meeting of the Dubuque Rotary Club Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at the Dubuque Golf and Country Club in Dubuque, Iowa. (AP Photo/The Telegraph...

Pragmatism in Iowa could benefit Romney

December 28, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a campaign stop at the Glenn Miller Museum in Clarinda, Iowa, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republicans may be starting to choose with...