By Melinda Deslatte The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has won a second term in office, after his only competitor dropped out of the race. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao filed paperwork Tuesday formally withdrawing from the election, a spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office said. “After meeting […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is lavishing the grandest of White House welcomes on Chinese President Hu Jintao as the leaders of the
Sean Salazar, who plans to run for Sen. Patty Murray’s seat in the Washington State Senate in 2010, hosted an Asian community luncheon for approximately 50 people at the House of Hong in the International District.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — “The Future is Cao” was the widely reported subject line of a memo U.S. House Minority Leader John Boehner issued the day after Republican Anh “Joseph” Cao achieved an upset victory over Democrat William Jefferson last December.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin emerged from a two-month absence from public view in an unlikely manner: with a closed-door speech, heavy on foreign policy, to a group of investors in Hong Kong.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anh “Joseph” Cao was taken from war-ravaged Vietnam as an 8-year-old boy, leaving his parents for the safety and hope of America. He immigrated to the United States in 1975.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists opposing Myanmar’s military-run junta will lose a powerful ally in January when first lady Laura Bush moves out of the White House.
In the beginning — who even knew his name? He was a Black candidate who was inexperienced, new to the political scene, lacking in connections higher up, and facing a list of heavyweight contenders like Sen. Hillary Clinton — but from the way the votes fell Tuesday night, the majority strongly sided with Obama over McCain — there is no question who Americans trust to lead them out of this economy and this war. Welcome, President Obama, our first Black President, our first U.S. president from Hawaii.
Democrats versus Republicans is one of those age-old battles, like the Yankees versus the Red Sox or Jedi versus Sith. In the Pacific Northwest, the Dem vs. GOP clash looms ominously over the state, with finger-pointing and lawsuits marring the current gubernatorial race between incumbent Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire and GOP challenger Dino Rossi.