(CNN) – President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House. They then attend the September 11th Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon, and the president later visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden attends the Flight 93 National Memorial Commemorative Service in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Tampa, Florida (CNN) – The Republican National Committee moved Wednesday to enact harsh penalties for states that disrupt the carefully-ordered presidential primary calendar.
The effort to bring stability to a primary process that has been next to chaotic for two consecutive presidential cycles took place at a meeting of the RNC Rules Committee in Tampa, the site of next week's GOP Convention.
(CNN) – A conservative non-profit group is weighing in on races for the U.S. Senate in Nevada and North Dakota races with $635,000 in television advertising, the group said Wednesday.
The American Future Fund ads are critical of the Democrat in each race: Rep. Shelley Berkley of Nevada and former North Dakota state Attorney General Heidi Heitkamp.
Washington (CNN) - A top independent conservative group is going up with a new round of television commercials in five states in the battle for control of the Senate.
Crossroads GPS confirms to CNN that it will spend $4.2 million to run TV ads in Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada and Virginia. The group, which was co-founded by Karl Rove, says the spots start running Wednesday and will air through next Tuesday.
(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden was met with a warm reception Saturday at the Disabled American Veterans National Convention in Las Vegas, where he cast himself as a top defender of veterans’ needs.
"Let me be crystal, absolutely crystal clear: we're going to keep our commitment to American veterans, no matter what happens," he said.
North Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) – Mitt Romney said Friday in Nevada that a monthly jobs report showing the unemployment rate rising from 8.2% to 8.3% proved President Barack Obama had failed to stem the suffering of 23 million Americans still out of work.
The same report showed 163,000 jobs were created in July, a statistic the presumptive Republican presidential nominee said represented only one element of a larger, disappointing record.
(CNN) – The League of Conservation Voters launched a $150,000 ad buy in Reno Thursday against Nevada Sen. Dean Heller.
The television spot criticizes the Republican senator for what the LCV says are votes supporting 'Big Oil' and against clean energy in light of what's thought will be a close Senate race between Heller and his Democrat opponent Rep. Shelley Berkley.
(CNN) – Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney targeted President Barack Obama on recent national security leaks in a speech at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention. CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash reports.
(CNN) - Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, on Tuesday walked back recent comments accusing the White House of leaking national security information and blasted Mitt Romney for using her remarks in a speech on foreign policy.
"I am disappointed by the statements made by Mr. Romney today regarding a question I was asked yesterday at the World Affairs Council," Feinstein said in a statement.
Reno, Nevada (CNN) - President Barack Obama on Monday continued to honor the victims from the military in last week’s movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.
The president began his remarks at the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars convention paying tribute to four of the 12 victims who were either serving or had served in uniform.FULL STORY