Stories by Philip Elliott

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Bush to back GOP nominee in Georgia Senate race

WASHINGTON - President George H.W. Bush is featured in a Democrat's campaign commercial, but he plans to endorse the eventual Republican nominee in Georgia's Senate race, his spokesman said Thursday.
By Philip Elliott

Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Both sides in budget battle blame other

The White House and Republicans kept up the unrelenting mudslinging Sunday over who's to blame for roundly condemned budget cuts set to take effect at week's end.
By Philip Elliott

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

Groups propose rules to protect high school athletes

Student athletes need access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment, a coalition of groups recommended on Wednesday.
By Philip Elliott

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012

Santorum claims win in Iowa caucus

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. - Buoyed by news he had edged rival Mitt Romney in Iowa's Republican caucuses, presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Thursday he remained conservatives' best option and ...
By Philip Elliott

Monday, June 13, 2011

Republicans assail Obama in debate

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Republican White House hopefuls condemned President Obama's handling of the economy from the opening moments of their first major debate of the campaign season Monday ...
By Philip Elliott

Monday, Nov. 8, 2010

Stage is set for gridlock until 2012

Resurgent Republicans rallied Sunday, laying the groundwork for gridlock until reaching their 2012 goal: a new president, a "better Senate" and ridding the country of the health care law.
By Philip Elliott

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009

Wilson won't apologize twice

WASHINGTON — One apology is enough, U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson said today, challenging Democratic leaders who want him to say on the House floor that he's sorry for yelling "You lie!" ...
By Philip Elliott

Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009

Obama's job plan now tops 4 million

WASHINGTON --- President-elect Obama countered critics with an analysis Saturday by his economic team showing a program of tax cuts and spending like he's proposed would create as many as 4.1 ...
By Philip Elliott
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