Contrasting his black experience with that of President Obama, Republican presidential contender Herman Cain said Wednesday that, after growing up in the racially segregated South, he's still connected with the trials and travails of the black community — a connection symbolized by the fact that "my church is still in the 'hood."
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White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said Tuesday he will leave his job after the 2012 election.
In the first indication of her fundraising prowess, Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren dwarfed a Democratic rival and brought in double the sum raised by incumbent Scott Brown of Massachusetts.
Businessman Herman Cain is gaining ground with Virginia voters, tying former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the lead among GOP presidential contenders in a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday.
On the eve of the presidential debate there, a new poll shows Mitt Romney holding a big edge in New Hampshire over his rivals in the GOP nomination race.
Mitt Romney on Monday rolled out high-profile endorsements from a couple of former senators, giving him some powerful allies in two of the key early primary states in the Republican nomination process.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry kicked off Columbus Day on Monday with a sharply critical new Web video that lights into presidential rival Mitt Romney's support of a universal health care law in Massachusetts, suggesting it is evidence that the former governor's attempts to cast himself as a successful conservative businessman ring hollow.
Consumers can now check online to see which insurers are significantly raising rates, after the Obama administration implemented a provision in the new health care law requiring companies to publish and explain premium hikes of 10 percent or more.
It didn't take long for Sen. Scott Brown's naked centerfold in Cosmopolitan magazine to come up in his bid for reelection.
After weeks of little action by Republicans who want to repeal parts or all of President Obama's health care overhaul, lawmakers ramped up efforts this week that are unlikely to get very far but draw attention back to their complaints about the law.
Mitt Romney's presidential campaign is poking fun at rival Rick Perry's yet-to-be seen jobs plan, releasing a mock version Thursday that's filled with some stiff criticism from pundits, hundreds of blank pages and a picture of the Texas governor wearing a grin as he points a pistol toward the smoke-filled sky.
President Obama will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. Thursday, the White House has announced.
President Obama's disapproval rating hit an all-time low of 55 percent in a Qunnipiac University poll released Thursday.
The White House said Wednesday that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was "consistent and truthful" in his testimony to Congress over the "Fast and Furious" weapons investigation.
The Obama administration has concerns about Senate Democrats' push to challenge China over the value of its currency, the president's spokesman said Wednesday.