| Apr 14, 2011
| 10:25 AM
With hours to go before the House is scheduled to vote on the $38 billion spending package engineered by the White House and GOP leadership, at least one leading Democrat was still weighing whether to go along with the deal: Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San...
| May 12, 2011
| 10:00 AM
House Speaker John A. Boehner on Thursday doubled down on his demand that the White House offer up spending cuts and budget reforms in return for a vote on raising the federal debt limit, but he offered no new specifics on the size, timef rame or type...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 2:40 PM
President Obama takes his budget message on the road this week, with town hall meetings in Virginia, Nevada and California this week.
But first he's reaching out to voters in a set of likely 2012 swing states by again inviting local television...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Just hours before a midnight deadline, congressional leaders and White House officials were “on the way to resolving” a key sticking point in a budget dispute that has threatened a government shutdown this weekend, a senior Democratic official...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 1:10 PM
The guest list at Vice President Biden's powwow with Congressional leaders may be thinner than the White House expected.
Republican leaders announced Tuesday afternoon that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-...
| Feb 6, 2011
President Obama has said he will have plenty of time to campaign for reelection in 2012, but his fledgling campaign team is wasting no time.
Days after leaving his post as White House deputy chief of staff, campaign manager Jim Messina spent the last...
| Dec 18, 2010
MacKenzie "Mack" Miller, 89, a Hall of Fame thoroughbred trainer who won the Kentucky Derby with Sea Hero, died Dec. 10 at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center hospice unit in Lexington after suffering a stroke.
Miller, then 71, was working...
| Feb 11, 2011
Bill Justice, a former Walt Disney Studios animator who worked on classics such as "Fantasia," "Bambi" and "Alice in Wonderland" and later joined Walt Disney Imagineering where he helped program Audio-Animatronics figures for attractions at Disneyland and...
| Mar 4, 2011
John W. Miner, a former Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who was an investigator in the 1962 death of Marilyn Monroe and made headlines in recent years when he revealed the contents of private tapes the actress recorded for her psychiatrist...
| Aug 3, 2011
Retired Col. Arthur "Kit" Murray, an experimental test pilot who set an altitude record in 1954 when he piloted a Bell X-1A at 90,000 feet at nearly twice the speed of sound, has died. He was 92.
Murray died July 25 of complications from Alzheimer's...
| May 21, 2011
"Macho Man" Randy Savage, the flamboyant, raspy-voiced former professional wrestler known for his bandanas, exotic sunglasses and "Ooh, yeah!" catchphrase, died Friday in a Florida car crash. He was 58.
Savage, whose legal name was Randy Mario Poffo,...