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Republican senator Lindsey Graham’s remark that there weren’t enough “angry white guys” to bring Republicans to power seemed prophetic in the light of President Barack Obama’s victory.
For the third Presidency in a row, a President has been re-elected to serve a second term (Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama).
Add one more potential horror to the nightmare political scenarios: a freakish two-in-one storm that could warp an election that's been two years and $2 billion in the making.
Mitt Romney now says requiring all Americans to buy health insurance amounts to a tax, contradicting his senior campaign adviser who insisted days earlier it wasn't a tax.
Six years after Gov. Mitt Romney signed the nation's most ambitious health-care law, supporters say it holds promise for the long-term success of President Obama's plan.
It looks like a tax, smells like a tax, and the Supreme Court says it must be a tax. But politicians in both parties are squirming over how to define "it."
Outspoken New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, in a CNBC appearance Tuesday, opened the door to a vice presidential run should Republican candidate Mitt Romney choose him.
A Democratic super PAC and a major labor union are joining forces and reserving nearly $20 million in ad time for the fall in a bid to topple Republicans from power in the U.S. House.
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
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.
The Supreme Court's historic ruling may have settled the legality of Obamacare, but it hardly ended the debate about the law.
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.
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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If a politician in the 2012 election is looking for a way into many a voter's heart, there may be no easier way than to propose a repeal of the alternative minimum tax. But both major parties seem anxious to avoid the issue.
There's a number of big issues out there that will have a bearing on the economic well-being of Americans, and voters are beginning to wonder where the presidential candidates stand on some of them.
My plan slashes the runaway regulatory burdens that are killing jobs.
We must work with Israel to determine the proper military response needed to stabilize the region, protect our allies and protect this country – if that includes targeted airstrikes on Iranian nuclear facilities, then I am prepared to authorize that action.