Washington (CNN) - The first family will spend Thanksgiving with friends, family and staff at the White House.
Take a look at what will be on the White House table:
(CNN) - Many New York City voters would leave Mayor Michael Bloomberg off their guest list this Thanksgiving, according to a new poll.
The Quinnipiac survey released Wednesday indicates 56 percent of registered voters would not invite Bloomberg to their table for the holiday. Forty-two percent said they would invite him.
Washington (CNN) - President Obama wished the nation a happy Thanksgiving on Thursday and also used his weekly address to renew his call for bipartisan cooperation on addressing major issues facing the nation.
In the remarks usually delivered on a Saturday, Obama said the first family will have the same kind of holiday experienced by millions of Americans - filled with friends and relatives, good food and football.
(CNN) - A Republican Congressman-elect is sending a message to the American people that the GOP understands their woes and the challenges that face the next Congress.
"Fresh faces alone aren't enough to bring about the change in course the American people are demanding," Representative-elect Austin Scott said in the Republican weekly TV and radio address. "The real work lies ahead."
(CNN) - In the battle for the last GOP presidential nomination, Nevada was an afterthought. But a new move by Nevada Republicans should make the state a player in the next race for the White House.
In 2012, Nevada will once again be third on the presidential primary and caucus calendar, the only western state with an early contest. But this time around, the caucus results on the Republican side will be binding.
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CNN: Texas jury convicts Tom DeLay on money laundering charges
A Texas jury on Wednesday convicted former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay on charges of illegally funneling corporate money to help elect GOP candidates to the Texas Legislature. DeLay was found guilty of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering, court bailiff Gilbert Soto said. He was accused of funneling $190,000 to help elect Republicans to the state House and Senate in 2002. At the outset of the trial, DeLay predicted the jury would clear him, and he remained unrepentant after learning the verdict. "This is an abuse of power. It's a miscarriage of justice," DeLay told reporters.