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Former Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter said Democrats should indeed put Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the presidential ticket — at the top.
Mitt Romney, like many Republicans, has mocked President Obama's use of a teleprompter, suggesting it speaks to the overall ineptitude of the commander-in-chief.
The House Ethics Committee has extended its review of sexual harassment allegations against Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Florida Democrat, opting not to launch a full-scale investigation for now.
A House delegation led by House Speaker John Boehner is in Colombia Wednesday on the second leg of a three-country Latin American trip focusing on trade, energy and economic security issues.
The first votes have been counted in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary, and the biggest vote getter could portend bad new for the Republican presidential field: President Obama.
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. failed to get on the Republican primary ballot in Arizona, despite being the candidate with the best geographic claim to the western state.
Health-care spending continued a sluggish trend in 2010, with a second straight year in which Gross Domestic Product grew faster than spending on medical costs.
House Speaker John A. Boehner is leading a seven-member congressional delegation this week to the United States' top three export markets in Latin America — Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.
Texas Rep. Ron Paul's final full day of campaigning in New Hampshire got off to a bizarre start Monday when he was met by a bullhorn-toting man with a rubber boot on his head who challenged him and President Obama to a "panty-wrestling match to decide it all."
President Obama called Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Sunday to offer his support on the anniversary of the tragic shooting, telling her that she is an "inspiration" to his family and the rest of the country.
Fox News commentator Mike Huckabee says the Republican presidential candidates seem scared to take shots at front-runner Mitt Romney and are letting him run away with the GOP nomination too easily.
New Hampshire's cigar smokers have spoken, and they like Mitt Romney.
Mitt Romney's Iowa caucus victory has propelled him to a lead in South Carolina, and has boosted Iowa runner-up Rick Santorum as well, according to two new polls Friday.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Thursday compared GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney to the Denny's restaurant chain: not flashy or adventurous, but a good, dependable choice that everyone can agree upon.
South Dakota Sen. John Thune, who has endorsed GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney, said Thursday that criticism of the former Massachusetts governor's conservative credentials is overblown.
By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years