Eliminating federal spending for the whole Corporation for Public Broadcasting, not just Big Bird and 'Sesame Street,' would save about $445 million a year. It is less than a speck in overall government spending, but that's not MItt Romney's point.
On Monday, President Obama designated the César E. Chávez National Monument in Keene, Calif. Still, the tireless advocate for laborers' rights was a controversial figure, even among Latinos.
Under President Obama, the US has 'led from behind,' Mitt Romney said Monday. He vowed that as president he would use US power to shape world events, instead of simply reacting to them.
Comedian Jon Stewart and TV host Bill O’Reilly delivered a pretty good clash of ideologies, spiced up with humor and leavened by the fact that the two men appear to be friends.
During the arithmetical dodge ball that constituted much of the first debate, Mitt Romney said the US deficit 'doubled' under Obama. In fact, it has declined, though it is still more than $1 trillion.
Retired GE CEO Jack Welch saw Friday's jobs report, with its 7.8 percent unemployment rate, as 'unbelievable.' Others on the right piled on, suggesting Obama administration tampering. But the jobs number in question has been known to vary widely month to month.
In the wake of Wednesday's listless debate performance, Democrats and Republicans alike have been speculating about why Barack Obama may seem different from four years ago.
This is the clearest mea culpa Mitt Romney has made since video surfaced of him telling donors at a fundraiser that 47 percent of Americans believe they're 'victims' entitled to government aid.
Obama insisted during the first presidential debate that Romney would cut taxes by $5 trillion over 10 years. Here's where that figure comes from – and why Romney rejects it.
In Wednesday's presidential debate, Mitt Romney finally tacked back to the center – something observers had been expecting him to do ever since he wrapped up the nomination. But is it too late?
The Romney camp has pounced on a gaffe Tuesday by Joe Biden and quickly used it in an ad, titled 'Couldn't Say It Better,' but it may struggle to sell Romney as a defender of the middle class.
The presidential debate Wednesday will be a little different from past debates, with moderator Jim Lehrer trying to create discussion and not just sound bytes.
Conservatives charge that Obama used racially divisive language while addressing black clergy in 2007, and point to newly released video clips as proof. Democrats denounce the video as a ploy to counter Mitt Romney's '47 percent' remarks.
The press corps is eagerly anticipating Mitt Romney's promised zingers at Wednesday night's debate. Comedians have also been having some fun imagining what the candidate might say.