Public Opinion Strategies pollster Neil Newhouse and Momentum Analysis president Margie Omero found so-called Walmart moms smarting from pain in the pocketbook - and frustrated by a lack of discernible help from Congress and President Obama.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says the assistant coach who witnessed the sexual assault on a boy did not meet "a moral obligation that all of us would have." Corbett said he expects more allegations of abuse to materialize, and he's pushing for tougher laws on reporting such abuse.
Police began moving in on a downtown park Sunday, where a few hundred Occupy Portland demonstrators have remained in defiance of an eviction order. In other cities, officials also are closing encampments.
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama seem to be running against each other, even though it'll be months before Republicans choose their champion to run against the President. Many political operatives also are focusing on this two-man fight.
City officials around the country continue to skirmish with "occupy" protesters. Portland, Oregon, set Sunday deadline for protesters to vacate but backed down after thousands showed up.
Saturday night's GOP presidential debate focused on national security and foreign policy. There were some important differences among the candidates, but all promised to be tougher than President Obama.
A tumultuous chapter that began with the arrest of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on child sexual abuse charges ended Saturday with Penn State losing its first game in the post-Joe Paterno era.
Jonathan Papelbon's departure marks the first among Red Sox players, several of whom also are free agents and were stalwarts during the ball club's successful decade.
Twenty years ago, it was Anita Hill's word against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. With Herman Cain, several women have charged him with sexual harassment, and public attitudes have changed.
A candlelight vigil was held on the Penn State campus Friday night in support of the victims of child sex abuse, drawing thousands of students and alumni in advance of today's final home game for the Nittany Lions.
The “Occupy Wall Street” movement, now into its third month, has seen incidents of recent violence. With some public spaces turning unsafe and unsanitary, many officials say it’s time for them to control the situation.
President Obama says military veterans should not struggle to find work once they return home, and he's urging the House to follow the Senate's lead and do something to help them.
Dennis Ross, chief White House adviser on Middle East policy, has announced he plans to step down. Prospects are dim for a meaningful diplomatic push regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during the 2012 campaign.
President Obama's nine-day trip to Asia seeks to reassure America’s Asian allies and partners that the US is committed to strengthening its economic and security ties to the region.
Newt Gingrich is tied with Mitt Romney for second place in a new CBS poll, behind Herman Cain. The former House speaker is the only one of the trio to see an uptick in certain pockets of his numbers since October.
Penn State scandal: Penn State students plan a vigil and fund-raising events ahead of Saturday's Penn State vs. Nebraska game. This is the last home game of the Penn State football season.
Veteran's Day is drawing attention to the unemployment rate for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, which outstrips the national average. But efforts to help are growing.
Rick Perry has hit just about every broadcast media outlet on the planet, topped off by Thursday night’s appearance on CBS’s 'Late Show With David Letterman.'
Municipal bankruptcy in Jefferson County, Ala., was filed this week and is the largest in US history. Other cash-strapped local governments are watching the case closely.
With Mitt Romney comfortably leading in New Hampshire, the other Republican presidential hopefuls are angling for second place in the Granite State's primary. Newt Gingrich is experiencing a bit of a mini-surge.