The contempt vote Thursday against Attorney General Eric Holder could spell trouble for President Obama — not just for his administration’s efforts to lock down Fast and Furious documents, but also for his re-election campaign.
Holder over the past three-and-a-half years has become, according to one polling outfit, the most unpopular member of Obama’s Cabinet. The attorney general is associated with a string of controversial decisions — from his response to [...]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night, winning the Maryland primary in a rout and bidding for victories in Wisconsin and Washington, D.C., with time left over to swap charges with President Barack Obama.
The Maryland victory enabled Romney to pad his already-wide delegate lead over Republican rival Rick Santorum, who is coming under growing pressure to abandon his own candidacy in the [...]
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, adding to a first-place finish in last week’s Iowa caucuses and establishing himself as the man to beat for the Republican presidential nomination. Ron Paul finished second, with Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum trailing.
“Tonight we made history,” Romney told cheering supporters.
With his victory, Romney became the first Republican to sweep [...]
Only Obama has more of Iowans’ money
October 24, 2011
Presidential candidate Ron Paul has once again proved he is a front runner in the race for the GOP nomination, pulling in the most campaign donations from Iowa residents thus far.
The Congressman has received over $77,000 in contributions from Iowa so far this election cycle, a full $10,000 more than his closet rival Mitt Romney.
Indeed, the [...]
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Rep. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, has boasted that the spending deal provided the biggest budget cuts in history.
A Congressional Budget Office analysis of the fiscal 2011 spending deal that Congress will vote on Thursday concludes that it would cut spending this year by less than one-tenth of what both Republicans or Democrats have claimed.