Political

(Undated) -- Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke will be back on the stand today, in the trial over AIG's lawsuit against the Fed. Bernanke testified on Thursday that the government loaned billions to AIG to prevent the collapse of a firm that was vitally important to...
(Tallahassee, FL) -- Several polls released this week have good news for Charlie Crist's campaign for Florida governor. A University of North Florida poll is the latest giving Crist a slight lead over incumbent Governor Rick Scott. It's the fourth poll to show the Crist campaign...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- The President is once again asking for donations in Los Angeles. President Obama will take part in a 15-thousand-dollar-per-person roundtable discussion today at the Los Angeles home of restaurateur Michael Chow to raise money for the Democratic National...
(Corpus Christi, TX) -- A federal judge is striking down a Texas law requiring voters to show identification at the polls. U.S. District Judge Nelva Ramos ruled Thursday the controversial law placed an unconstitutional burden on voters and was discriminatory against minorities...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is blocking a new voter identification law in Wisconsin from taking effect before the upcoming November elections. In a 6-3 vote, the justices granted a last-minute request from a civil rights group to keep the law from being...
(Anchorage, AK) -- Alaska officials are releasing the official police report of what happened during the birthday party brawl that involved Sarah Palin's family last month. After arriving on the scene, police say Sarah's son Track, was bloodied, "heavily intoxicated" and at...
(Fort Hood, TX) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry says the U.S. Army is in for a challenge in the fight against Ebola. Perry made his remarks during a stop at Fort Hood today where he visited with troops before they're deployed to West Africa to assist in the battle against the...
(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is pleading with other nations to "step up even further" in the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. In a news briefing with Britain's foreign secretary, Kerry said all able nations should be doing what they can to...
(Ft. Worth, TX) -- Former President Jimmy Carter is criticizing President Obama's handling of ISIS. In an interview with "The Fort Worth Star-Telegram," Carter says Obama waited too long to go after the terrorists, allowing them to build up money and weapons in Syria. Carter...