Obama's plan to cut federal deficits over the next 12 years relies on tax increases for the wealthy as well as budget cuts. But he rejects Republican plans for reforming Medicare.
Mitt Romney announces he's forming an exploratory committee – a step toward entering the presidential race. He's already signaled several changes from his failed 2008 bid.
'The Donald' has a 52 percent favorable rating among Republicans, a new poll shows. Because Donald Trump acts like the boss, voters may be inclined to think of him that way.
Budget stalemate has many on Capitol Hill crunching numbers. With any new budget, taxes may be the real third rail of politics. Can the U.S. solve its fiscal woes without more revenue?
President Obama announced his reelection bid Monday morning via e-mail and Web video. Unlike 2008, this time he has all the advantages and disadvantages of an incumbent.
Rep. Michele Bachmann raised more money in the first quarter of 2011 than presumptive GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney. If she runs for president, she'll have cash, experts say.
Three top-tier GOP presidential hopefuls are likely to emerge, and neither Sarah Palin nor Donald Trump are among them.
If tea party Republicans stick to plans to defund Planned Parenthood – even at the cost of a government shutdown – it would raise questions about whether the movement is driven more by small government ideals or classic Republican 'values' issues.
It has been a tough couple of days for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Her favorability ratings among GOP voters have slipped, a new poll shows, and fellow Republicans are taking pot shots.