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  • Warren Buffett

    President Obama is making a proposed "Buffett rule" for millionaires a centerpiece of his reelection campaign.  Here are five questions and answers that shed light on Mr. Obama's proposal and the debate surrounding it.

  • Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama

    Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are both Harvard graduates. Both are wealthy, although Romney is much richer. Each campaign is trying to paint the other as a candidate for American's wealthy, not the ordinary voter.

  • Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during a campaign rally at the Marriott Denver West February 6, 2012 in Golden, Colorado.

    In wake of Santorum stepping aside - today comes news Newt's campaign bounced a $500 check for Utah filing fee.

  • Newt Gingrich

    On “Fox News Sunday,” Newt Gingrich described Mitt Romney as "far and away the most likely" GOP nominee. The writing is on the wall for Gingrich, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) meets with Former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush at Bush's office on March 29, 2012 in Houston, Texas.

    April looks good for Mitt Romney, with its string of Midwestern and Eastern primaries seemingly tailor-made for the Republican presidential front-runner.

  • Cora Manning waits to listen to Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during a campaign rally at Wofford College on January 18, 2012 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

    A review of campaign records and other documents reveals a vast national network of business leaders bringing in millions to elect Romney — even as federal law doesn't require him to disclose their identities, the AP reports.

  • GOP Presidential candidate Sen. Rick Santorum, speaks out against Obama's healthcare reform, and MItt Romney, as the healthcare bill is tested today in the Supreme Court.

    Rick Santorum, showing signs of fatigue and frustration while grasping for strategies to right his unsteady White House bid, is trying to derail Republican front-runner Mitt Romney using any means available -- even contradictory messages, the AP reports.

  • President Barack Obama

    More than 60 of Obama's biggest campaign donors have visited the White House more than once for meetings with top advisers, holiday parties or state dinners, a review by The Associated Press has found.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum holds up an Etch-A-Sketch as he speaks to supporters at a 'Rally for Rick' in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

    Rick Santorum lashed out at journalists, saying his comment that Mitt Romney is the "worst Republican" to run against President Obama was taken out of context.

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    Another victory in hand, but still badly trailing rival Mitt Romney, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum vowed to continue his campaign despite an increasingly steep climb to the nomination.

  • Rick Santorum wins in North Dakota.

    Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary Saturday, beating front-runner Mitt Romney in yet another conservative Southern state.

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    The Republican presidential race has got to end sometime, whether it’s April or August.  Here are five ways it could be settled.

  • Rick Santorum wins in North Dakota.

    Rick Santorum is looking to Louisiana for a much-needed rebound as Republican voters go to the polls Saturday in the state's GOP primary.

  • Rick Santorum

    Rick Santorum says he'll support the eventual GOP nominee, if it isn't him, despite what he insists are similarities between Mitt Romney and President Obama that make them indistinguishable on some issues.

  • Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney

    Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have been campaigning in Louisiana the hardest as they try to keep their campaigns afloat after Mitt Romney's victory in Illinois.

  • Environmental voters

    Adding to GOP criticism from the right, President Obama is taking it from the other side, too. Environmentalists complain his policies are not green enough.

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    This time, it was a senior aide to Romney who put his foot in his mouth -- with a comment that some said suggested the candidate could reset his positions, just like an Etch A Sketch game.

  • Jeb Bush endorses Mitt Romney

    Fresh off a decisive victory in Illinois, Mitt Romney won critical establishment support from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he looks to unite the GOP behind his candidacy.

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    The Republican presidential candidates are running low on campaign cash as expensive primaries in states like Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania loom, leaving them increasingly reliant on  “super PACs,” The New York Times reportsThe New York Times reports.

  • Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney battle for Illinois

    There will be no knockout punch, but an increasingly confident Mitt Romney expects to tighten his grasp on the Republican presidential nomination with the Illinois primary.