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WASHINGTON -- President Obama renewed his pitch for investment in American infrastructure Monday as he named Anthony Foxx, mayor of Charlotte, N.C., to serve as his next Transportation secretary. Obama called Foxx “one of the most effective...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- President Obama will nominate Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as the new secretary of Transportation on Monday, a White House official said. If confirmed, Foxx would take charge of a department that has been in the spotlight of late...
A Democrat elected Sunday to a leadership post in the California Democratic Party was asked last summer to leave the Democratic National Convention, where he was a delegate, after falsely claiming that he was a member of Congress and being threatened with...
Reid Flair, the 25-year-old son of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, died Friday, wrestlingobserver.com is reporting. Details surrounding his death are unknown at this time. Flair's agent, Melinda Morris Zanoni, released the following statement: "We are...
WASHINGTON — Duke Energy has already written off a $10-million line of credit the company guaranteed to help produce September’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., boosting the role of corporate funds in putting on the event....
Brad Keselowski, the newly crowned NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, said Tuesday he has no plans to keep his title trophy at home. "It's not at my house, it's at Penske Racing on display for the team guys," Keselowski, 28, said during a break in...
Tags: Joey Logano, Joe Gibbs, Auto Racing, NASCAR, Stock Car Racing
You know that big blow-up between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey we've been reading about for months? "American Idol" finally showed it to us Wednesday night, as the auditions zoomed through Charlotte, N.C., and it turns out it was actually between Minaj...
WASHINGTON — At a July fundraiser in the elegant Mandarin Oriental hotel near Washington's Tidal Basin, President Obama met with some of his most steadfast supporters — two dozen political and business leaders eager to write sizable checks...
Tags: Social Issues, Charity, Summits, Barack Obama, Politics
Clint Eastwood's soliloquy about unoccupied furniture has been the most entertaining spectacle to emerge from this year's party conventions so far, although the Democratic Party will make its own go of it with a big roster of pop musicians this week....
It's halftime in America, as Clint Eastwood once said. Halftime, that is, for that part of America that's glued to the television set (or, now, the smartphone screen) whenever political conventions are underway. The Republicans have fled steamy Tampa,...
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FrameworkCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Four years after riding a wave of optimism into the White House, President Obama offered a sobering message as he asked Americans for another term to help complete the country’s recovery from the worst economic crisis since...
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