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  • Tax cut kabuki

    WASHINGTON -- In the slow waltz on Capitol Hill over extending or dropping the Bush tax cuts due to expire at year's end, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid one-upped the House Republicans this week. He slipped through the Senate the Democratic plan to...
  • Controversial contraception mandate goes into effect

    Controversial contraception mandate goes into effect
    A new piece of the controversial Affordable Care Act goes into effect today and it focuses on women's health. The newest provision offers certain services free of charge for the patient, including free forms of birth control. Much of the focus of this...
  • Kirk releases second video message

    Kirk releases second video message
    Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk released a campaign-style video today showing what he called the "very encouraging" progress he has made in his rehabilitation after suffering a January stroke but gave no timetable for his return to full congressional duties. The...
  • Kirk releases 2nd video to show progress of recovery

    Kirk releases 2nd video to show progress of recovery
    U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk released a campaign-style video Sunday showing what he called the "very encouraging" progress he has made in his rehabilitation after suffering a stroke in January. But the Illinois Republican gave no timetable for his return to full...
  • Romney introduces Paul Ryan as running mate

    Romney introduces Paul Ryan as running mate
    Mitt Romney on Saturday announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate for the White House-- a bold and risky move that energized both conservatives and their opponents. Ryan is a rising Republican star and the party's leader on fiscal...
  • Romney Selects Rep. Paul Ryan For Running Mate

    Romney Selects Rep. Paul Ryan For Running Mate
    Mitt Romney on Saturday officially announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryanof Wisconsin -- considered a rising Republican star and the party's leader on fiscal and budgetary issues -- as his running mate in the presidential race. Ryan, appearing at the beginning of...
  • Romney Sweeps Tuesday's Primaries; Declares Race with Obama

    (CNN) -- Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, and he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win...
  • Romney Sweeps 5 Primaries; Declares Race is on with Obama

    Romney Sweeps 5 Primaries; Declares Race is on with Obama
    After Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama. The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win in...
  • Group therapy for conservatives

    Group therapy for conservatives
    WASHINGTON -- If this week's Conservative Political Action Conference were a papal conclave, black smoke would be billowing from the chimney at the Gaylord Convention Center. The cardinals of the conservative movement, assembling for their annual...
  • Denying victims a vote

    Denying victims a vote
    WASHINGTON -- Shame on Harry Reid for killing any prospect of an assault weapons ban. I understand why he did it, but that doesn't make it right. In his State of the Union address, President Obama spoke with fiery eloquence about the cost of gun...
  • It's nothing but a power play

    It's nothing but a power play
    WASHINGTON — Let's understand President Barack Obama's strategy in the "fiscal cliff" negotiations. It has nothing to do with economics or real fiscal reform. This is entirely about politics. It's Phase 2 of the 2012 campaign. The election...
  • Actress Ashley Judd announces she will not run for U.S. Senate seat in 2014

    Actress Ashley Judd announces she will not run for U.S. Senate seat in 2014
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Actress Ashley Judd says she won't run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. Judd made the announcement in a Twitter message late Wednesday afternoon. Judd had hinted last week that she was...