Conservative advocacy and polling group Resurgent Republic's Ed Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee Chairman, and Ed Goeas, a veteran GOP pollster, argue independents like President Obama but don't believe he's made the economy better.
As the clock ticks toward government default, House Speaker John Boehner says he’ll have a plan by the end of the day Sunday. Asian financial markets and Wall Street are watching closely.
Michelle Obama talks about her 'Let's Move!' initiative and the White House's 'kitchen garden' in the August issue of Better Homes and Gardens, but the cover shot may be all that’s needed.
The scramble on Capitol Hill to come up with a solution to the nation’s debt crisis produced a surprise announcement from the White House Wednesday: Contrary to previous statements, President Obama would support a short-term deal to raise the debt ceiling. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney added an important caveat, however. The president would only sign the short-term deal if it was a means to buy time to finalize a longer-term deal without running afoul of the Aug. 2 deadline. Suddenly, Washington is awash in prospects for short term deals. Here are five: