Romney targets auto bailout in battle for Michigan

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is wooing tea partyers in his home state of Michigan with a potentially risky strategy: blasting the auto i..
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They're back: Social issues overtake US politics

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling - though improving - economy push..
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Santorum to conservatives: Don't settle for Romney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Presidential candidate Rick Santorum implored conservatives Friday not to settle for Mitt Romney's more moderate record, and to instead insist on nominating an un..
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Districts meet some criteria, fall short on others

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida's proposed redistricting plan for congressional districts improves on two newly-required standards for reshaping the state's political boundaries but f..
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Romney intensifies fight for social conservatives

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney shifted his focus from the economy to abortion, religious freedom and gay marriage in recent days, part of an intensifie..
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Tea party: Warming or resigned to Mitt Romney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DENVER (AP) - Tea party activists long skeptical of Mitt Romney are either warming up to the GOP presidential front-runner or reluctantly backing him after giving up on finding a c..
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FACT CHECK: Gingrich overstates his Fla. results

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - After losing Saturday's Nevada caucus race, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich sought solace in what he called an encouraging statistic: that his sup..
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Fla. House Democrats warned about party fundraiser

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida House Democrats are being told that they could break House rules if they show up at a party fundraiser.    The Florida Democratic Pa..
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RNC organizers looking for 7,500 volunteers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Organizers of the Republican National Convention are looking for 7,500 local volunteers to help welcome the thousands of people who will come to the area for the..
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GOP race turns to Colorado, Minnesota

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Now it's on to Colorado, Minnesota and Maine.    With back-to-back victories fueling him, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney is lookin..
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Vice President Joe Biden visits Tallahassee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is in Florida to talk about affordable higher education.    Biden will appear Monday at Florida State University as..
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In Minnesota, rightward drift challenges Romney

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PATRICK CONDON/Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota once took pride in progressive reform and political consensus. Then last summer warring leaders shut down state gov..
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Colorado rocky for Republicans in 2012

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

KRISTEN WYATT/Associated Press DENVER (AP) - Note to Republican presidential contenders: Colorado's political terrain is as rocky as its mountains. Once solidly Republican, the sta..
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Santorum, Paul bypass Nevada caucuses, look ahead

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MONTROSE, Colo. (AP) - Republicans Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are bypassing the presidential caucuses in Nevada and are looking further down the nominating calendar. Santorum and P..
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Nevada caucuses offer state a rare say in nomination

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RENO, Nev. (AP) - With its 24-hour casino gambling, legalized prostitution and drive-through wedding chapels, Nevada seems anything but conventional. When it comes to voting in pre..
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Connie Mack meets with supporters at Coconut Point Mall

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

ESTERO, Fla.- Congressman Connie Mack met with supporters at Coconut Point Mall Friday afternoon, wrapping up a statewide campaign kickoff in his bid for U.S. Senate. In front of a..
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House passes Fla. legislative, congressional maps

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida legislative and congressional redistricting maps have cleared the state House.    Both plans passed on 80-37 party-line votes Friday..
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Trump: Getting to know Romney led to endorsement

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Donald Trump has confirmed that he will endorse Mitt Romney's GOP presidential bid. He says he made the decision after getting to know Romney after meeting with hi..
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Santorum sharpens criticism as urgency peaks

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) - Sharpening his criticism, Rick Santorum on Wednesday laid into Mitt Romney's health care overhaul in Massachusetts and Newt Gingrich's shifting policy p..
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GOP race turns to Nevada amid caucus turmoil

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAS VEGAS (AP) - This was supposed to be the Nevada GOP's year of redemption, a chance for Republicans to have a prominent role in picking a challenger for President Barack Obama f..
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