| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:28 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — A little more than a year ago, Frank VanderSloot contributed $1million to a "super PAC" supporting Mitt Romney. Now, the Idaho-based health products executive is a sought-after donor at the Republican National Convention as he makes...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:55 PM
The big question about Mitt Romnney's trip to England, Israel and Poland in the midst of his presidential campaign seems to be, or should be: Why?
In his bid to oust President Obama in November, Romney apparently agrees with the conventional wisdom...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 9:23 PM
We have long proclaimed, and make no apology for, our deep love affair with numbers. Since figures backstop fact, numbers are the meat and potatoes and forks and knives of journalism. They are, in a word, beautiful, and, like true beauty, they can take...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Rafalca, the horse co-owned by Ann Romney and ignored by Mitt, is in London competing in the Olympic event called dressage.
Finally over jet lag. If you think flying coach is bad, I had to stand the whole way.
Airplane food is terrible, even in horse...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:12 AM
The fundraising effort of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney brought in more than $100 million for the second month in a row, his campaign said Monday morning.
The $101.3 million haul is just shy of the campaign’s June fundraising,...
| May 31, 2012
| 8:06 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — What’s next for Mitt Romney? The Republican presidential nomination finally in hand, he will spend the next three months trying to undercut President Barack Obama on the economy while portraying himself as Mr. Fix It...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Who's buying our democracy? Wall Street financiers, the Koch brothers, and casino magnates Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, among others. And they're doing much of it in secret.
It's a perfect storm -- the combination of three waves that are about to...
| Aug 12, 2012
Martin Amis, once dubbed "fiction's angriest writer," continues dissecting the absurdity and excesses of postmodern society in his latest novel, "Lionel Asbo: State of England," which reaches bookstores Aug. 21. The British novelist, 62, recently moved...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 4:06 AM
DENVER (AP) — The newly shaped Republican presidential ticket is fighting growing pains amid charges from President Barack Obama's re-election team that challenger Mitt Romney favors his new running mate's controversial plans to overhaul Medicare...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:59 PM
With the state’s primary election less than three weeks away, just how much Illinois will be in play in the Republican presidential contest could depend upon next week’s Super Tuesday contests.
Mitt Romney’s twin primary victories in...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:05 AM
After contests in 22 states, Mitt Romney is still the favorite to become the Republican presidential nominee. He's got the money. He's got the machine. And increasingly, and most importantly, he's got the delegates.
But despite a good showing on Super...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Say hello to the 0.00001%.
Forbes Magazine released its annual "Billionaires List" on Wednesday, with Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helú retaining his status as the world's richest person for the third year in a row.
Slim checked in with a net...