| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON -- Former secretary of state Colin Powell endorsed President Obama for reelection Thursday, saying he has been "very solid" on protecting the country during his watch.
Speaking on CBS's "This Morning," Powell credited Obama with ending the war...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday he's endorsing President Barack Obama for a second time.
"I voted for him in 2008, and I plan to stick with him in 2012," Powell said on CBS' "This Morning." "And I'll be voting for he and for Vice...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Egly fundraiser: The May 11 story "Election 2012: Mayor kicks off reelection campaign," incorrectly reported that Rev. Colin Powell attended the event. It should have read Rev. Colin Henderson.
Laguna GOP: The May 18 news brief "Laguna GOP's grand...
| May 27, 2012
Conservatives warned, often with glee, that President Barack Obama's support for same-sex marriage would spark an African-American backlash. But guess what? Polls show black voters dramatically swinging closer to Obama's view.
Black voters, for reasons...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Church-led activists hoping to repeal Maryland's same-sex marriage law plan to deliver the first batch of petitions ahead of schedule this week, and they say the number of signatures will far exceed the mark.
The question is: By how much?
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- Predictable as rain, the race card has surfaced just in time to stir up electoral passions, justify outcomes and explain away inconvenient truths.
Just days from Election Day, the zeitgeist belched up one of its least attractive -- and...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:59 PM
After years of planning and months of campaigning, the most expensive presidential race in history comes down to a final five-day whirlwind of speeches and television ads in the eight states still up for grabs.
President Barack Obama and Republican...
| Nov 4, 2012
The obvious drawback to offering predictions about Tuesday's election is that you might be wrong about key races and thus dent whatever reputation you have for political insight.
"I don't know" is always a correct answer. "We'll see. Time will tell. It...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When she landed at the Atlanta airport 10 years ago, Layla Nash remembers how an immigration officer stamped her Russian passport and warmly said, "Welcome to the United States."
Now she feels like she has finally arrived.
After becoming a U.S....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:43 PM
A year ago, Oriol Servia said he should be Baltimore's favorite driver because his name, Oriol, means Oriole in Spanish. He felt he was Baltimore's own.
"Ever since I arrived in this country, people say, 'Oh, Oriol, like the cookie,' and I always say,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Colin Powell is on a whirlwind book tour and of the half dozen or so interviews I’ve watched online, every reporter asks if the former Secretary of State is going to endorse Obama again this year. And, if so, when?
Powell always says that he&...