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  • Mitt Romney

    With the unemployment report for June due in one week, and the general election a bit more than four months away, the job indicators for the pre-election season remain fragile, according to the latest weekly analysis from Moody's Analytics, the New York Times reports.

  • Mitt Romney response to Supreme Court health care ruling.

    Mitt Romney's campaign says it has raised more than $4 million within 24 hours of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health-care law. The White House, meanwhile, is urging congressional Democrats to engage Republicans in a fight over taxes

  • Rand Paul

    The Supreme Court's historic ruling may have settled the legality of Obamacare, but it hardly ended the debate about the law.

  • Mitt Romney response to Supreme Court health care ruling.

    President Barack Obama called the Supreme Court's ruling upholding his health-care reform "a victory for people across the country," while Mitt Romney said he will work "on my first day as president" to repeal the law if he's elected in November.

  • President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    The Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's sweeping health care law is a crucial election-year victory for the Democratic incumbent.  It also marks a pivotal point in the presidential race.

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    New York's attorney general is investigating contributions to tax-exempt groups that are heavily involved in political campaigns, focusing on a case involving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The New York Times reports.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    Obama and Romney remain locked in a close race for the White House but Obama has improved his standing in the swing states, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.

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    With many cities now preoccupied with other crushing costs — pension obligations, retiree health care, accumulated unpaid bills — a sudden call to honor a long-forgotten bond guarantee can be a bolt from the blue, precipitating a crisis. The New York Times reports.

  • U.S. Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court has reaffirmed its 2-year-old decision allowing corporations to spend freely to influence elections and has backed Arizona police checks of immigration status.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    New financial filings show that super PACS supporting Mitt Romney and his party are widening the money gap over struggling pro-Democratic organizations.

  • S President Barack Obama watches his shot as he plays golf on the 9th hole at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii, December 28, 2010.

    One of the biggest banks in the world wants the president's favorite banker muzzled, The New York Times reports.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    With the presidential race largely focused on the economy and the budget, both candidates are at times stretching the truth, using statistics without context, exaggerating their own records and misrepresenting their opponent’s, the New York Times reports.

  • Mitt Romney and Barack Obama

    The system of political campaigning in the United States is tantamount to legalized bribery, former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said Tuesday.

  • Liberty For All Super-Pac

    A senior at Stephen F. Austin University is the founder of a political action committee that is shaking up House races in Texas.

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    When Mitt Romney picks his running mate, odds are he'll select someone with far less wealth than his own. Unless he chooses Meg Whitman, one of the richest women in America.

  • American healthcare reform

    If health care reform is not thrown out entirely, House GOP leaders plan to force an immediate vote to repeal President Obama's signature law, The New York Times reports.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    President Obama and Mitt Romney battle it out in the battleground state of Ohio,  offering starkly different views about the nation's economic woes.

  • Chairman of Las Vegas Sands, Sheldon Adelson offers a toast during a pre-show reception on the opening night of "Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular" at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Sheldon Adelson and his wife have given  $10 million to a super PAC backing Mitt Romney, making them by far the nation's biggest campaign donors,  The New York Times reports.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    For the second-straight day, Mitt Romney's campaign released a web video attacking President Obama for his comment that the nation's "private sector is doing fine."

  • Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush says his father and Ronald Reagan would find themselves out of step with today’s ideologically minded Republican Party.