WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters)- President Barack Obama will strike a firmly populist tone in his 2015 budget plan on Tuesday, proposing to pay for an expansion of a popular tax credit for the working poor by eliminating tax breaks claimed by wealthy Americans.
Dec 29- Billionaire Harold Simmons, one of the richest men in America and a major contributor to the Republican Party, has died in his native Texas at 82.. The death, confirmed in a statement by Texas Governor Rick Perry, was first reported on the website of the Dallas Morning News which said he died on Saturday at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.
The party must come to grips with the 'demographic realities' reshaping the US electorate and devise new strategies for connecting with growing populations of minorities, single women, and youth, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.
According to former Speaker Newt Gingrich, expect the Obama campaign to break down in the weeks ahead.
NEW YORK-- Former PBS anchor Jim Lehrer says a debate moderator should be like a baseball umpire _ get out of the way and let the candidates play.
President Obama appears to be faring well despite obvious economic problems that persist on his watch, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
More than 61 million Facebook users unknowingly participated in the study, which sought to measure the ability of online social networks to catalyze actions in the real world, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
The race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee, is showing some similarities to the 1980 contest between President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
At this point in the convention, you’d expect the delegates to be hoarse from screaming too much. That much is not surprising. But there have been a few unexpected moments and the press has missed a few things and overreacted at others.
The U.S. economy grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, suggesting growth will stay weak in the second half of the year, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
August may be the laziest month for Hollywood blockbusters, but it has become open season for little-films-that-can. And this year is no exception, with the political documentary “2016: Obama’s America,” pulling in more than $9 million to become the top grossing non-nature documentary of the year.
A year after the S&P downgrade, the debt is still growing, the economy may be even shakier than last year, and Congress faces another wave of policy paralysis.
Despite pro-Main Street rhetoric, presidential candidates take a long time to settle up with businesses. See whose burning small business.
Asked on Friday who he’d prefer to see as Mitt Romney’s running mate, three-time Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich offered an entire roster of would-be veep choices.
President Obama was once the fundraiser-in-chief. Now, he faces the very real threat of being the first president to be outspent by a challenger.
By invoking executive privilege over questions about the Justice Department’s “Fast and Furious” operation, the Obama administration is making a mistake of historic proportions, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, discusses the Holder case, President Obama's administration and job creation, with Radio Show Host Lars Larson and CNBC's Joe Kernen.
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.
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.