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  • With Mike Huckabee out, Iowa governor sees 'wide-open' contest in leadoff nominating state

    With Mike Huckabee out, Iowa governor sees 'wide-open' contest in leadoff nominating state
    Calling Mike Huckabee's decision not to run for president a "momentous" development, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad predicted one of the most wide-open races in the history of the state's leadoff presidential caucuses, and urged candidates to step up their game...
  • Rick Santorum: 'I'm ready to lead'

    Rick Santorum: 'I'm ready to lead'
    Rick Santorum launched his White House bid from ancestral turf Monday, imploring an enthusiastic crowd of several hundred to join his fight. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this online article described Ron Paul as a former Texas...
  • Chris Christie says he has no favorite yet in GOP presidential field

    As he defended his use of a state helicopter to meet with Republican donors urging him to run for president, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie repeated what he told the group on Tuesday: count me out. Speaking with reporters at a news conference in...
  • Determined federal prosecutor targets the Tijuana cartel

    Determined federal prosecutor targets the Tijuana cartel
      The Mexican drug kingpin was shackled to the railing of a U.S. Coast Guard cutter cruising up the coast of Baja California when he saw a curious sight: A hovering helicopter lowering somebody by rope onto the deck of a nearby boat. The dangling person...
  • As bus tour continues, Sarah Palin checks in with Fox News execs

    As bus tour continues, Sarah Palin checks in with Fox News execs
    After visiting Ellis Island in New York on Wednesday, Sarah Palin swung by the midtown Manhattan headquarters of Fox News, where she met with senior executives, including network chief Roger Ailes. It's unclear whether network officials pressed Palin...
  • Chris Christie will visit Iowa -- but not as a candidate, he tells donors

    Chris Christie will visit Iowa -- but not as a candidate, he tells donors
    A group of leading Iowa Republicans left New Jersey on Tuesday without a firm commitment from Gov. Chris Christie to reconsider a presidential run. But speculation about the tough-talking Republican promises to live on with his pledge to help shape the...
  • Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls

    Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls
    By one measure, the 2012 presidential campaign is off to a slow start. No major candidate has officially jumped in, unlike four years ago, when nine White House hopefuls had declared their bids by the end of January 2007. Mindful that the first...
  • Book review: 'Rival Rails' by Walter R. Borneman

    Book review: 'Rival Rails' by Walter R. Borneman
    Rival Rails The Race to Build America's Greatest Transcontinental Railroad Walter R. Borneman Random House: 408 pp., $28 When the Union Pacific and Central Pacific joined rails on May 10, 1869, it was celebrated as the completion of America's first...
  • Book review: 'At Home: A Short History of Private Life' by Bill Bryson

    Book review: 'At Home: A Short History of Private Life' by Bill Bryson
    At Home A Short History of Private Life Bill Bryson Doubleday: 500 pp., $28.95 "At Home: A Short History of Private Life" begins on the roof of the Victorian rectory that Bill Bryson and his family occupy in flattest Eastern England. Surveying the...
  • A Remembrance: Teena Marie

    A Remembrance: Teena Marie
    Long before she became an '80s funk-pop infanta, or Rick James' protégé and lover, Teena Marie was a Motown-enamored schoolgirl in one of L.A.'s last historic black enclaves. The singer-songwriter, who died Sunday at her Pasadena home at age 54, grew...
  • Inside the Pawlenty haul: 3 states boost GOP hopeful's coffers

    Tim Pawlenty's presidential campaign raised $4.3 million and spent nearly $2.5 million in the second quarter of the year, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. More than $2 million of the former Minnesota...