Articles by David Espo

Obama Selects Emanuel as His New Chief of Staff

  • 06 November 08
  • The Associated Press
President-elect Barack Obama chose Representative Rahm Emanuel, a fellow Chicago politician, to be his White House chief of staff, his first selection for the new administration, Democratic officials said Wednesday.

Cheney Swaps Scowl for Smile in Astana

  • 10 May 06
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney made democratic reform his calling card throughout his just-completed overseas trip -- everywhere except Kazakhstan, a land judged poor in human rights but rich in oil and gas.

Bush Pledges He'll Fight for Freedom

  • 21 January 05
  • The Associated Press
George W. Bush swore the U.S. presidential oath for a second term in turbulent times Thursday and issued a sweeping pledge to spread liberty and freedom ""to the darkest corners of the world.""

Edwards Pledges to Build One America

  • 30 July 04
  • The Associated Press
John Edwards praised John Kerry as a man tested by war for national command and promised cheering Democratic National Convention delegates that their ticket will ""build one America"" no longer divided by income or race.

Democrats Take the Mound in Boston

  • 27 July 04
  • The Associated Press
With 100 campaign days remaining, Senator John Kerry sought votes in the quintessential battleground state of Ohio while thousands of Democratic National Convention delegates converged on a citadel of liberalism to nominate him for the White House.

New Hampshire Tipped to Cull Democratic Field

  • 27 January 04
  • The Associated Press
The winner of Tuesday's U.S. presidential primary in New Hampshire can expect to have the political wind at his back as the Democratic presidential campaign heads into next week's seven-state bonanza.

U.S. Senator Thurmond Dead at 100

  • 30 June 03
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond, a one-time Democratic segregationist who helped fuel the rise of the modern conservative Republican Party in the South, has died. He was 100 and the longest-serving senator in U.S. history.

Missiles Hit Baghdad, Troops Cross Border

  • 21 March 03
  • The Associated Press
U.S. missiles fell on Baghdad for a second straight night Thursday in a slow escalation of the war to drive Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein from power.

Bush Vows to Win Century's '1st War'

  • 14 September 01
  • The Associated Press
Fighting back tears, President George W. Bush vowed that America would ""lead the world to victory.""

U.S. May Stabilize China Trade

Balanced Budget Bill In Jeopardy

U.S. House Censures Speaker Gingrich

Budget Crisis Unresolved, Blaming Abounds