At a library at the University of Warsaw in Poland, U.S. Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney spoke of 'freedom and justice.' Romney's stop in Poland was likely a way of appealing to Polish and Catholic voters. He returned to Boston Tuesday.
Ted Cruz, the Tea Party favorite in a Texas Republican primary runoff for a vacant U.S. Senate seat, trounced his opponent Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst on Tuesday. If he beats his Democratic challenger, Cruz will be the first Hispanic U.S. senator from Texas.
Weekend polling indicated that Ted Cruz, the Tea Party's choice for the U.S. Senate seat that's up for grabs in Tuesday's Texas runoff, is leading. However, his opponent, the GOP pick, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst still has a pretty good chance.
US Supreme Court is asked to hear California's Prop. 8 case. If the justices agree to hear that one and federal Defense of Marriage Act cases in the next term, it would mark the most extensive and important examination of gay rights in the US ever.
Mitt Romney may be glad his less-than-perfect trip to London, Israel, and Poland has wrapped up – ending with his press secretary cursing at pushy reporters. But the good news for him is that few voters are paying attention.
Government funding was set to run out on Sept. 30, but congressional leaders on Tuesday said they reached a deal to extend it for six months at current levels. Lawmakers with tea party leanings led the way, to prevent possibility of a preelection government shutdown.
Voters in metro Atlanta, where traffic congestion is notorious, go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to tax themselves for a major infrastructure upgrade. Some say city's future is at stake, but tea partyers distrust money will be wisely spent.
After the charges were read, prosecutors and defense attorneys sparred over whether a notebook that news reports said Holmes sent to his psychiatrist and had descriptions of the attack was privileged information.
Since June 2009, 504,000 jobs have been cut among municipal employees. Public-sector reductions at the local level have subtracted almost a quarter of a percentage point from annual GDP each of the past four years.