In a swipe at Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann took flak for suggesting that the HPV vaccine might cause “mental retardation.” But she's not backing down, and "Perrycare" is now her prime target.
Medicare and other public health-care become safety net for more Americans as private employer health dwindles. Medicare is primary beneficiary.
Sen. Patty Murray (D) of Washington rose to political prominence by espousing an environmentalist agenda. She also gathered grassroots support to strike down proposed preschool program budget cuts.
Many things were said at the Sept. 7 GOP presidential debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Can you remember who said what?
In his first presidential debate since entering the GOP field, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took most of the barbs from his fellow candidates on issues ranging from Social Security to jobs.
In a rain-dampened Iowa field Saturday, Sarah Palin titillated the tea party faithful who chanted "Run, Sarah, Run." She gave a full-throated presidential stump speech, even if there is as yet no official stump.
My Alaska encounters with fly fishing and grizzly bears reveal how much America benefits from federal regulations. Without them, this pristine wilderness would likely not exist, and neither would many protections for consumers and workers.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday against the mandate that forces individuals to buy private health-care insurance. This will help push the high court to take the case soon. And it should help better define freedom in personal health choices.
Her chief GOP competitors – Mitt Romney and Rick Perry – have executive experience as governors. Michele Bachmann, coming off her win in the Iowa straw poll Saturday, says 'principles' and fighting for them are what matter.