NEW YORK— The bull market slowed to a trot but didn't stop this winter. Stocks have been buffeted since the start of the year by plunging oil prices, a surging dollar and worries about the timing of a potential rate increase by the Federal Reserve. None of that has been enough to keep the market from logging a small gain in the first three months of the year.» Read More
Even as some politicians have tried to stay away from these fundraising arms, the fact is the majority from both parties are swept up in their grasp. A closer look at how powerful these groups have become shows why.
"If I am elected President, signing an authentic energy reform bill will be an early priority of my administration. I will lead with a plan to lower prices, minimize government intervention, and restore a true free market," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.
"The best and most effective way to balance the budget is through booming economic growth and prosperity. I know. That is how we did it the last time we balanced the budget, when I was Speaker of the House, and it stayed balanced for four straight years. And that is how we would do it again if I am elected President," writes the candidate in this Guest Blog.
"I am running for President to offer more than just a change in policy. I am offering a dramatic change in perspective and philosophy," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.
Newt Gingrich has Georgia on his mind for Super Tuesday. He says he has to win the primary in his home state "to be credible in the race."
Even as certain tax credits and funding from Washington have dried up, U.S. states remain in competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.
Mitt Romney is hoping to parlay victories in Arizona and Michigan into Super Tuesday momentum as the GOP race sweeps across 10 states at once next week.
Presidential races are all about momentum. It matters more than anything less money. And, many would argue momentum is even more important than cash in the bank. In Mitt Romney’s case, his strong financial advantage bought him much-needed momentum at the perfect time.
Rick Santorum touched a nerve when he recently rebuked John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech on separation of church and state.
Days before a pivotal primary, Mitt Romney says he would raise the eligibility age for Medicare as he looks to show he's willing to curtail government benefits in the long run.
President Obama is focusing on Americans' anxiety over rising gasoline prices, taking credit for rising oil and gas production.
There was something old, something new in the misstatements of the candidates in the Arizona debate, in what was the 20th and possibly final GOP faceoff of the campaign.
President Obama has proposed a lower corporate tax rate and an end to dozens of loopholes he said helps companies move jobs and profits overseas.
With its relatively heavy taxes on labor, light taxes on unearned income and broad ranges of rates within the same income levels, the American tax code violates fundamental principles of income taxation. The New York Times reports.
A Democratic leader in Romney's native Michigan says the GOP candidate "stabbed us in the back" for opposing the auto industry rescue package.
Rick Santorum is on a roll, but a month and a half into the primary season, he's underfunded and outmanned and still lacking in organization.
Obama says he's hopeful Congress will renew a 2-percentage-point cut in the payroll tax and is pressing for extended benefits for millions of long-term unemployed.
Movie spy James Bond uses them. So does Mitt Romney. Now, you, too, can open an off-shore account.
Mitt Romney tells conservatives he proved his mettle as Massachusetts governor. Rick Santorum says Romney is so moderate that electing him would be a "hollow victory."
The Obama administration's new mandate that religious organizations pay for their workers' birth control has become a bludgeon for Republican culture warriors.