WASHINGTON— As the Federal Reserve ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday, it is widely expected to repeat the pledge it made in December: That it will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The stronger dollar makes foreign goods cheaper in the United States. The statement that Chair Janet Yellen and her colleagues will issue after the meeting...» Read More
Rick Santorum was drawing strong support Tuesday from the most conservative voters in Ohio's Republican presidential primary, according to early results of an exit poll of voters.
The economy is weighing heavily on voters' minds from north to south, even as Super Tuesday is showcasing vastly different slices of the Republican electorate, according to early exit polls conducted for The Associated Press in seven states.
Mitt Romney is trying to solidify his front-runner status and Rick Santorum is fighting to keep it a two-man race as voters in 10 states cast ballots on Super Tuesday.
Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, says her struggle with multiple sclerosis has put her financial well-being into perspective, and that she doesn't consider herself to be wealthy.
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.