Obama tax return shows 2011 earnings of $789,674

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and his family paid more than $160,000 in federal taxes last year.    The president's 2011 federal inco..
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Biden, wife pay $87,900 in US taxes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - For Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, this year's tax return looks almost identical to last year's.    Returns for 2011 released by the ..
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Obama is off to Colombia but has audience at home

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - As high-level international conferences go, President Barack Obama's trip to the Summit of the Americas in Colombia is a nod to Woody Allen's maxim that 80 percen..
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Ann Romney fires back at never-worked charge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ann Romney fought back Thursday against a Democrat who suggested she's no economic expert because she "hasn't worked a day in her life." Raising the five Romney s..
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Romney rebuts claims that he, GOP are anti-women

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Presidential candidate Mitt Romney intensified his efforts Wednesday to rebut claims that he and fellow Republicans are insufficiently supportive of women, o..
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Gingrich: Supporters want him to stay in GOP race

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Newt Gingrich says supporters are encouraging him to stay in the GOP presidential race after former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum dropped out.   &nb..
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Fla. GOP continue to outraise state Democrats

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Heading into a crucial election year, the two main political parties in Florida took large checks from gambling companies, insurers and other special inter..
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Who's the rich guy? Obama, Romney duel over status

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - One candidate is worth up to $250 million, ran a private equity firm and plans to build an elevator for the cars at his beach house. The other is the former..
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Gingrich, Paul vow to stay in GOP primary contest

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential contenders Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are vowing to stay in the race even though Rick Santorum is not. Santorum's departure Tuesday has pu..
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What's next? Santorum says he'd like to get some sleep

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - Now that he's dropped out of the Republican presidential race, what's next for Rick Santorum? The former senator didn't have much of an answer Tuesday night a..
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Clinton embraces 'Texts From Hillary' web parody

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - LOL. Hillary Rodham Clinton has a tech-savvy sense of humor, and she wants you to know it.    The secretary of state is firmly embracing an Interne..
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Romney offers congratulations after Santorum ends bid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is congratulating Rick Santorum on his presidential campaign -- after Santorum's announcement today that he's suspending that campaign.   &n..
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Santorum suspends GOP presidential campaign

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Bowing to the inevitable, Rick Santorum quit the presidential campaign Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination. &nb..
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President Obama pressing for 'Buffett rule' in Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Obama is urging Congress to boost taxes on millionaires, traveling to Florida today to make a populist pitch about economic fairness. The President..
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Race for Congress in SWFL likely to be expensive

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The competition for campaign cash is heating up in Southwest Florida's wide open congressional district. With incumbent Connie Mack running for senate, several R..
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Texting offers promise but also peril to campaigns

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Text messaging is posing both new opportunities and dangers for America's political campaigns.    The most widely used form of mobile communication, ..
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Campaign says Santorum's daughter is recovering

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum's campaign says his hospitalized daughter is recovering and could be released soon.    Santorum spokesman ..
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Gingrich: Still in, says Romney likely GOP nominee

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich once led his rivals for the nomination in polls. Today, he's millions in debt and describing Mitt Romney as "far a..
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Resentment lingers in Penn. after Santorum's loss

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Rick Santorum is as unpopular in Pennsylvania today as he was six years ago when home-state voters kicked him out of the Senate in a rout. That sour public p..
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Obama signs small business legislation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed legislation that will help small businesses and make it easier for startups to raise capital.    Obama says it's ..
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