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Mitt Romney's presidential campaign is releasing a brief summary of 20 years of tax returns on Friday, and his accountant says it will show he gave 13.45 percent of his adjusted gross income to charities.
Herman Cain, the outspoken former 2012 Republican presidential candidate, said he would be ahead of President Obama in the polls if he had won the nomination.
One of America's favorite TV dads has made his decision in the upcoming presidential election, and he's voting for Republican nominee Mitt Romney. The vote probably won't count, because he's a cartoon character.
A Centreville man who hung an empty chair from a tree in his backyard with a sign reading "Nobama" attached to it denies that it was meant to represent any inference to lynching or had any racist connotations, though he did manage to "get on the radar" of the Secret Service.
A Democratic super PAC focused on House races says it has an unnamed donor who will match all donations made Thursday.
The Mitt Romney presidential campaign raised $67 million in August — more than a tenth from retirees — as a slew of new campaign finance reports were made public Thursday.
Former Wisconsin governor and current U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson says his declining poll numbers in recent days are due partly to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's lack of momentum on the presidential campaign trail.
The elite fundraising committee through which President Obama solicits his largest campaign donations relied overwhelmingly on professors from equally-elite universities last month.
It seems President Obama wants Teddy, one of the Washington Nationals baseball team's four oversized presidential mascots, to finally be allowed to win a race at the ballpark.
The White House is now conceding that the assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in which four Americans were killed was a terrorist attack.
The House Ethics Committee will hold a public hearing Friday in an attempt to conclude its conflict-of-interest case against Rep. Maxine Waters, Democrat from California, which has lingered for more than two years after accusations of prosecutorial misconduct spawned an outside review of how the panel handled the case and lawmakers involved were forced to recuse themselves.
On the one-year anniversary of ending the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy for gays and lesbians, President Obama said national security has improved as a result.
A fourth poll has brought good news for Elizabeth Warren this week, who barely trailed Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown through the summer but has recently opened up a small lead over the Republican she is trying to unseat in November.
A Fox News poll released Thursday is the latest to show that President Obama has an edge in three crucial swing states that could decide this fall's election between him and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. According to the poll, Mr. Obama leads by 7 percentage points in Ohio and Virginia and is also leading by 5 points in Florida.
The House on Wednesday passed Republicans' own version of the Buffett Rule, which allows wealthy Americans to voluntarily pony up to reduce the deficit.
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