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During his brief stop in Arizona to sell his plan for boosting the nation's manufacturing base, President Obama delighted in the balmy Arizona weather, but he probably wasn't expecting a hot-tempered exchange with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer right after Air Force One touched down in Phoenix.
The super PAC that has provided much of the muscle for Mitt Romney's presidential bid spent $5.3 million on Tuesday alone, disclosures filed Wednesday showed. Even in a state with multiple major media markets, the sum will be tough to reckon with.
Rallying to President Obama's State of the Union cry, Senate Democrats said Wednesday they will make his call to raise taxes on the wealthy their chief objective this year.
Sen. John McCain welcomed President Obama to Arizona ahead of his Wednesday afternoon visit, but called on the president to make it more than a quick campaign stop, imploring him to spend some time addressing the negative impact his administration's policies are having on jobs and immigration.
Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott has made a pointed effort to stay out of the presidential contest under way in his state, but he made it clear Wednesday he's a big fan of Mitt Romney's.
Sen. John McCain, Republicans' 2008 presidential nominee, said Wednesday that there have been too many debates in the GOP's nomination battle this year, saying it's different than the general election where debates are limited.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows that Newt Gingrich has erased Mitt Romney's 12-point lead in Florida, as the two men campaign ahead of the state's nomination contest next week.
President Obama's re-election campaign sent a fundraising email to supporters Tuesday night, seeking to capitalize on his prime-time State of the Union address.
President Obama plans to frame 2012 — both the year and implicitly the campaign — as a "make-or-break moment for the middle class and those trying to reach it" in Tuesday night's State of the Union address, according to a copy of White House talking points circulated to his supporters and obtained by The Washington Times.
Countering President Obama's decision to host Warren Buffet's secretary for the State of the Union, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday he will host a handful of people who would have benefited if Mr. Obama had approved the Keystone XL pipeline.
Billionaire investor Warren E. Buffett's longtime secretary, Debbie Bosanek, will sit alongside first lady Michelle Obama in her box at Tuesday night's State of the Union address, White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer announced in a tweet.
Welcoming Kathleen Sebelius to "The Daily Show" Monday night, host Jon Stewart told President Obama's Secretary of Health and Human Services to explain the massive health care overhaul in 30 seconds.
Rep. Tom Rooney said Tuesday that Florida Republicans, like other Republicans across the country, are looking for a candidate who can beat President Obama next fall.
After House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan's plan to privatize Medicare bit the dust last year, GOP leaders say that in 2012 they'll push for reforms to the program that are still substantial — but perhaps a bit scaled back.
Newt Gingrich pushed back against Mitt Romney's criticism of the consulting work the former House speaker did on behalf of Freddie Mac, saying that the former Massachusetts governor has moved from spouting "pious baloney" to spouting "desperate baloney."
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