Elections Democrats

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Rep. Ryan Paul from Wisconsin

    There are a lot of really good things in Paul Ryan’s new budget, which is a stark contrast to the Obama budget. Ryan cuts spending by over $5 trillion, lowers the deficit by over $3 trillion, and brings the debt-to-GDP ratio down to 62 percent. All of these are ten-year totals.

  • 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.

  • Paul Ryan (C), Eric Cantor (L) and Kevin McCarthy (R)

    Conservative Republicans controlling the House unveiled a budget blueprint Tuesday that combines slashing cuts to safety net programs for the poor with sharply lower tax rates in an election-year manifesto painting clear campaign differences with President Barack Obama.

  • LeFrak's Economic Outlook

    Sharing perspective on the Jobs Act and the current status of access to capital, with Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization.

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    Eager to draw a contrast with President Barack Obama on taxes and spending, Republicans controlling the House are releasing on Tuesday an election-year budget plan that would impose sharp cuts on many programs in hopes of taming trillion dollar-plus deficits, but would still fail to reach balance over the coming decade.

  • Obamacare Worse for Women?

    Just one week from today, the Supreme Court begins its 3-day review of Obamacare. Do women have a better deal under the Obama health law or not? Betsy McCaughey, "The Obama Health Law" author, and Gloria Allred, women's rights attorney, debate.

  • U.S. Heading for a Fiscal Cliff?

    Alan Blinder, former Clinton Council of Economic Advisors, says the country can't solve the whole budget picture with tax increases. He also discusses whether growth can be accomplished through spending cuts.

  • People wait to hear the results of Super Tuesday as they attend the Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum primary night party at the Steubenville High School Gymnasium on March 6, 2012 in Steubenville, Ohio.

    Mitt Romney may lead in delegates and Rick Santorum might have momentum, but neither is having an easy time exciting even his own voters.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama raised $45 million February for his campaign, collecting nearly twice as much as his monthly average at the end of 2011.

  • Rick Santorum | Mitt Romney

    After two Deep South losses, Mitt Romney is intensifying his campaign efforts in the economically challenged Midwest -- a friendly region for him -- in hopes of regaining his front-runner's momentum when Illinois holds its Republican presidential primary Tuesday.

  • The debates have ended, but the claims -- from the Republican presidential rivals as well as from the Obama campaign -- are still being made, sometimes with great exaggerations.