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Packing and patrolling, U.S. troops roll out of Iraq

Packing and patrolling, U.S. troops roll out of Iraq | United States Politics | Scoop.it
CAMP ECHO, Iraq (Reuters) - Camp Echo's dusty motorpools are empty, its private contract caterers have long gone home and murals depicting the September 11, 2001 attacks on New York's twin towers have been painted over.
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Cain accuser stands by claim of longtime affair

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Atlanta businesswoman who has asserted she had a longstanding affair with Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain stood by her story Wednesday despite his denials, saying she was not proud to admit it.

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Romney to Democrats: Bring it on

Romney to Democrats: Bring it on | United States Politics | Scoop.it
  MIAMI -- Pressed by reporters to respond to yesterday's Democratic National Committee ad that attacked him as a flip-flopper, Mitt Romney today said he thought one thing was clear: Democrats did not want to see him as President Obama's general-election...
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Herman Cain: 'No Way He's Dropping Out,' Says Campaign Manager

Herman Cain: 'No Way He's Dropping Out,' Says Campaign Manager | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Herman Cain in Michigan today. Rick Osentoski/AP Photo Although Herman Cain told his senior staff this morning that he was “reassessing” his campaign’s livelihood in light of an accusation by an Atlanta woman of a 13-year extra-marital affair,...
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Liberal icon of US politics, Barney Frank: I'm never gonna run again

Liberal icon of US politics, Barney Frank: I'm never gonna run again | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Sixteen term Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank, a liberal fixture in America’s House of Representatives, told supporters and the media on Monday that he would not run for a new two-year term in 2012.
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Harassment decision called a legal first

Harassment decision called a legal first | United States Politics | Scoop.it
A former worker has won what his attorney called a first-ever legal decision in the state that he suffered harassment from his employer based on his sexual orientation.
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Recall group says it has 300,000 signatures

Recall group says it has 300,000 signatures | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The group attempting to recall Gov. Scott Walker says it has gathered more than 300,000 signatures in 12 days.
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Police hold off on eviction of Los Angeles Occupy camp

Police hold off on eviction of Los Angeles Occupy camp | United States Politics | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Throngs of anti-Wall Street activists hunkered down in their Los Angeles camp for another night of uncertainty early on Tuesday as police stayed largely on the sidelines 24 hours after a deadline to vacate passed.
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U.N. council condemns attack on UK embassy in Iran

U.N. council condemns attack on UK embassy in Iran | United States Politics | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday condemned the storming of two British diplomatic compounds in Tehran and urged Iranian authorities to protect diplomats, the council president said.
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Crawling toward recovery: State budgets improve

Crawling toward recovery: State budgets improve | United States Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Increasing demands for healthcare and other services, along with weakening in the national economy, could knock U.S. state budgets off their current path of slow, incremental improvement.
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US condemns storming of British embassy in Iran

US condemns storming of British embassy in Iran | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The United States on Tuesday condemned the storming of the British embassy in Iran in the "strongest terms" and called on Tehran to condemn the incident and prosecute those responsible.
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Woman alleges long affair with Cain

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an explosive allegation, a Georgia woman said Monday she and Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain had a 13-year extramarital affair that lasted nearly until the former businessman announced his candidacy for the White House several months ago.

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Iran denies explosion after mystery blast heard near key nuclear facility

Iran denies explosion after mystery blast heard near key nuclear facility | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Iran denied reports of a mystery blast heard near a key nuclear facility on Tuesday, as new satellite pictures emerged of damage from an earlier blast that left 17 dead.
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Move by central banks exhilarates Wall Street

Move by central banks exhilarates Wall Street | United States Politics | Scoop.it
A move by the world's central banks to lower the cost of borrowing exhilarated investors Wednesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average soaring 490 points and easing fears of a global credit crisis similar to the one that followed the 2008...
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Assembly Republicans have refused to pay

Nov. 30—MADISON — Republican Assembly leaders for months have refused to pay the legal bill of a Democrat involved in a lawsuit over the state's new law curbing collective bargaining for public workers.

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Embattled Cain presses ahead with campaign

Embattled Cain presses ahead with campaign | United States Politics | Scoop.it
DAYTON, Ohio (Reuters) - Republican Herman Cain plowed ahead with his struggling presidential campaign on Wednesday, vowing he would not be pushed out of the race by allegations of an extramarital affair and calling the charges "character assassination."...
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Michigan governor approves state takeover of Flint

Michigan governor approves state takeover of Flint | United States Politics | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder approved a state takeover of the city of Flint on Tuesday, following a review team's assessment earlier in the month that the city, a former manufacturing hub...
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Pressed on Immigration Reform, Rick Perry Offers No Clear Answer

Pressed on Immigration Reform, Rick Perry Offers No Clear Answer | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Rick Perry did not offer a clear answer when pressed on how he would handle immigration reform during an interview Tuesday night. Continually asked by Greta Van Susteren of Fox News to pinpoint a solution, the Texas governor would not offer one.
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Law firm gave advice on elections law it is suing over

Law firm gave advice on elections law it is suing over | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The law firm bringing a suit against the state's elections agency advised the Legislature on how to write the very law it is suing over.
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Milwaukee workers get cash to offset higher pension costs

Milwaukee workers get cash to offset higher pension costs | United States Politics | Scoop.it
More than 200 employees at the Redevelopment Authority and Housing Authority are getting cash bonuses to reimburse them for paying the higher pension contributions required by a new state law.
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Britain's Hague scotches talk of Iran hostage taking

Britain's Hague scotches talk of Iran hostage taking | United States Politics | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - The whereabouts of staff after protesters stormed the British embassy in Tehran was confusing at times, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Tuesday, but he contradicted reports that six embassy staff had briefly been...
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Cain campaign crumbling after affair allegation

Cain campaign crumbling after affair allegation | United States Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Herman Cain told aides on Tuesday he would reassess the viability of his struggling campaign after an Atlanta woman accused him of conducting a 13-year extramarital affair.
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Walker recall effort says 300,000 signatures in

Walker recall effort says 300,000 signatures in | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Organizers of the effort to recall Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office said Monday they have collected 300,000 signatures, more than half of what is needed to force an election.
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US builds sea fence to stop Mexican immigrant wave

US builds sea fence to stop Mexican immigrant wave | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The United States is building a barrier stretching 300 feet (90 meters) out into the Pacific to bar illegal immigrants from using a low-tide route to flood into southern California from Mexico.
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Cain tells staff he's reassessing campaign

Cain tells staff he's reassessing campaign | United States Politics | Scoop.it

Herman Cain told senior campaign staff members Tuesday that he's "reassessing" his campaign in the wake of a fresh allegation that he engaged in a 13-year-long extramarital affair.
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