| Mar 18, 2012
| 10:36 PM
Mitt Romney heads in to Illinois's presidential primary this week with a handy win in Puerto Rico, pocketing the territory's 20 GOPdelegates in a bruising race that has become a numbers game for the Republican nomination.
With about 73% of total...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Washington (CNN) -- Mitt Romney picked up a highly prized endorsement Wednesday from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush after a convincing victory the night before in the Illinois primary but then saw a top adviser's televised comment provide new ammunition...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Former U.S. Senator Bob Dole was honored as the first-ever inductee on the new Kansas Walk of Honor at the Kansas capitol building in Topeka on Friday. The Walk of Honor recognizes Kansans who have made a significant contribution both to the state and the...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:55 AM
It is no secret that President Obama is in a tough fight for re-election. He is correct in describing himself as the underdog at the present time.
In an atmosphere of high unemployment, declining incomes, and worldwide financial angst you would be...
| Aug 24, 2009
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Charlie Crist has added former Central Florida Congressman Lou Frey and two other former officeholders to his list of candidates to fill the term of retiring U.S. Sen Martinez.
Crist's office announced Sunday that all three had...
| Aug 26, 2009
| 12:10 AM
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the Massachusetts Democrat and icon of American liberal politics who was the last surviving brother of a legendary political family, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass., his family announced. He was 77.
| Dec 30, 2007
Like many New Hampshire voters, Dave Montgomery considers himself a dyed-in-the-wool independent -- which in this state means he can vote in either the Republican or Democratic presidential primary when he goes to the polls Jan. 8.
This year, the semi-...
| Apr 15, 2008
Navy liaison to the Senate:Second of two parts
-- John McCain's ascension to Republican presidential nominee began 30 years ago in a cluttered office on Capitol Hill. There, Washington's most privileged senators would drop by to hear the Navy pilot...
| Jan 9, 2008
John McCain's comeback victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday puts the Arizona senator back in contention in a Republican presidential race that still doesn't have a clear front-runner, but he faces a series of challenges.
McCain split registered...
| May 24, 2008
John McCain is in good health despite a 15-year history of skin cancers, including a minor case as recently as February, and bouts with precancerous polyps in his colon, cysts in his kidney and stones in his bladder, his doctors said Friday.
| Nov 27, 2007
Sen. Trent Lott, a 35-year Capitol Hill veteran who staged a political comeback after losing his Senate leadership post because of racially insensitive remarks, plans to resign from office before the year is out.
With his decision, the Senate's No. 2...
| Aug 26, 2009
As the Obama administration and Congress prepare to wrestle with the divisive issue of healthcare reform, here is a checklist of the issues and key players to watch in the forthcoming weeks. Obama has said he wants to sign a bill this year, which means...