Romney looks past opponents, focuses on general election

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Mitt Romney has widened his lead in the Republican Presidential race after three impressive wins. The GOP hopeful now seems to have a firm grip on the race. Romney is trying to con..
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Romney turns from primaries, toward Obama

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mitt Romney is turning away from his primary opponents and toward Democratic President Barack Obama after sweeping three more Republican contests.   &nbs..
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Cheney released after heart transplant

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Dick Cheney has been released from a Northern Virginia hospital after having a heart transplant.    The former vice president's office said in a st..
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Sarah Palin: Anyone but Obama in the White House

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Sarah Palin doesn't sound too gung-ho about Mitt Romney as the GOP presidential candidate, but she insists that anyone is better than Barack Obama in the White Hous..
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Humor can help candidates; but it can backfire

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney hit an off note when he told a "humorous" story about his dad shutting down a factory.    Robert De Niro managed to get both Newt Gingr..
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Bill Clinton: Obama can argue he steadied economy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton says he believes President Barack Obama can win re-election if he can persuade voters he steadied a shaky economy.    ..
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Democratic group targets Romney ties to oil

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic outside group backing President Barack Obama's re-election bid is trying to tie Republican Mitt Romney to the oil industry, responding to an ad assai..
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Wisconsin's highways show routes to GOP's primary

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) - Well-traveled routes that serve as Wisconsin's vital arteries also provide a window into the competing hopes for Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.   ..
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Top Obama campaign donor accused of fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A major donor to President Barack Obama has been accused of defrauding a businessman and impersonating a bank official, creating new headaches for Obama's re-elec..
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Dems sharpen attack as GOP rallies behind Romney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MILWAUKEE (AP) - President Barack Obama's administration launched a multi-pronged assault on Mitt Romney's values and foreign policy credentials Sunday, while a fresh set of promin..
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Romney's staff pulls April Fools' gag on candidate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney may have forgotten that Sunday was April Fools' Day. His staff did not. "This is a morning I'm not going to forget an..
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Romney pivots to fall, doubts linger in GOP right

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STEVE PEOPLES/Associated Press PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) - Appearing ever-more confident in Wisconsin's primary, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney focused entirely on Democra..
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Humor can help candidates; hurt when it doesn't

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NANCY BENAC/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney hit an off note when he told a "humorous" story about his dad shutting down a factory. Robert De Niro managed to get both..
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Romney gets Bush backing, but no sign of George W.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - George W. Bush is as hard to find in his father's office as he is in the 2012 presidential contest.    The 43rd president appears in a gold-framed pic..
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Gov. Scott hopes for good news in unemployment figures

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is hoping for more good news in Florida's February unemployment figures. The state's newest numbers are scheduled for release Friday, and t..
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Scott signs 3 high-profile Florida claims bills

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A man and a boy who suffered brain damage due to government negligence and the parents of a slain police informant will be compensated through legislation ..
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House approves Republican deficit-cutting plan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans have pushed an election-year $3.5 trillion budget through a divided House that showcases their plans for trimming federal deficits and contrasts sharp..
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Santorum complains it isn't easy being him

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Rick Santorum complains that GOP presidential rival Mitt Romney and his allies are outspending him. He laments that he doesn't have as beefy an organization ..
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Obama: End tax breaks for big oil

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Americans are getting hit twice - once at the gas pump, and once more by sending billions of dollars in tax subsidies to oil companies..
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Poll says Nelson 8 points over Mack in Senate race

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is 8 percentage points ahead of potential Republican challenger Connie Mack IV in a new poll of Florida voters.  ..
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