| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:05 AM
(CNN) -- Rick Santorum turns his focus to his home state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday as he faces an uphill battle to convince Republicans he can stop Mitt Romney from clinching the party nomination after his three-primary sweep.
Romney's wins in...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Mitt Romney swept Tuesday's GOP presidential primaries, including Wisconsin, CNN projected, which dealt yet another blow to the sputtering candidacy of Rick Santorum.
Romney's wins in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia will put him past the...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 6:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading House Republican said Tuesday he hasn't had a discussion with Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney about taking the No. 2 spot on the ticket this fall.
Wisconsin's Congressman Paul Ryan said the subject hasn'...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Dislcaimer: This press release is a statement provided by the elected official’s office.
(DODGE CITY, KAN.) – On Thursday, President Obama formally notified Congress that the U.S. is within $100 billion of reaching its borrowing authority....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:11 AM
An AP News Analysis: Debate is 9-10:30 p.m.tonight; aired on all major TV networks and Public Radio
WASHINGTON (AP) — Time running short, Vice President Joe Biden faces the greater burden in his debate with Republican Paul Ryan as he seeks to use...
| May 7, 2012
| 4:01 AM
House GOP plan cuts social programs to stave off Pentagon cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans who control the House are using cuts to food aid, health care and social services like Meals on Wheels to protect the Pentagon from a wave of budget...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Washington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American.
Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:23 AM
DANVILLE, Ky. -- Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan, the man who wants his job, exchanged fire over taxes, Medicare, national security and some animated facial expressions in their only debate before Election Day.
Here are five things we...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
With just weeks to go before the presidential election, both Democrats and Republicans are ramping up their messaging and a new farm bill - or lack thereof - is taking center stage. One reason: A large number of farm and rural voters are located in...