Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was forced to defend comments on abortion that angered conservatives. Now, he's introducing exceptions to his 9-9-9 tax plan. This week, at least, Herman Cain appears to be struggling in the spotlight.
President Obama has raised $155 million for both his campaign and for the Democratic National Committee. That's way more than all the Republican candidates have raised, combined.
Foreclosures need to go forward so the housing market can begin to recovery, GOP presidential hopeful Romney says in Nevada. Nevada leads the nation with the highest rate of foreclosures.
Flat tax: Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry announced Wednesday that he would propose a flat tax as part of an overhaul of the country's tax code.
Flat tax plan would scrap the current tax system, although Perry offered no details. He plans to explain his flat tax plan next week.
Rick Perry says his flat tax plan is a major part of his broad prescription to revive the economy and create jobs – a move he hopes will also revive his campaign.
Newt Gingrich seems to have resurrected his campaign with steady debate performances. He's saved his attacks for the Obama administration and avoided bickering with Romney and Perry.
Ron Paul says it’s time to bring US troops home from Iraq and Afghanistan. He also says he's raised more money from current members of the armed forces than any other GOP hopeful.