The Obamas paid more than $162,000 in federal taxes on income of $789,674. The custom that presidents release their tax returns dates to the Nixon administration.
Hilary Rosen's criticism of Ann Romney may rally stay-at-home-moms behind Mitt Romney. But it likely won't shrink the gender gap, which now gives President Obama a big edge.
India is Iran's No. 1 customer for crude oil, which puts it in danger of running afoul of a new US law that will twist nations' arms to curb oil imports from Iran. India's ambassador to the US cites 'degree of understanding' from US officials to India's predicament.
Washington’s snap reaction to the North Korean missile launch failure contained decidedly mixed emotions, including relief and concern about what the regime might try next.
President and Michelle Obama both did damage control after Hilary Rosen's off-key comment about Ann Romney and stay-at-home moms. What will happen the next time a Democratic pundit misspeaks in front of the cameras?
News that George Zimmerman was charged with murder won't sway the ongoing federal civil rights investigation, which is looking for evidence that Zimmerman was motivated by racial hatred.
Much of the fighting over 'women's issues' feels like manufactured outrage. In the latest example, Republicans are pouncing on a comment by Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen about Ann Romney.
In an appearance on 'The Colbert Report,' Michelle Obama scored points for military families and her husband's presidency, while lobbing gentle zingers at Stephen Colbert.
A day that started with the Romney team's silence on Lilly Ledbetter's fight for equal pay ended with Ann Romney's first tweet – in praise of the (unpaid) stay-at-home, hard-working mom.
President Obama wants a proposed "Buffett rule" to make sure that millionaires pay at least a 30 percent federal tax rate. Here are five facts that shed light on the Buffett rule and the debate surrounding it.
OK, Ozzie Guillen was undeniably insensitive to the Cuban-American community when he said he respected Fidel Castro as a survivor. But he didn't get the facts wrong.
With Rick Santorum's exit Tuesday, the GOP race is down to three, and Ron Paul becomes Mitt Romney's biggest threat. Paul can't win, but he could stop Romney from beating Obama.
Mitt Romney is moving closer to sewing up the GOP nomination – and is acting like the presumptive nominee. But he has a lot of work ahead to catch President Obama in the polls.