Rep. Ron Paul (R) is expected to announce his presidential exploratory committee Tuesday afternoon in Iowa.
Back when he was Ronald Reagan's budget director, David Stockman got "taken to the woodshed" for his candid comments about Reagan's tax cuts. Now, he says both President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan are playing class warfare with taxes.
Technology stocks rallied, and the blue-chip index reached a high of nearly three years
The center of public opinion is nowhere near the halfway point between the two extremes of the budget debate. Americans lean toward Obama and the Democrats.
Donald Trump, Mike Huckabee, and Sarah Palin are the presidential candidate favorites among adult Republicans, according to a nationwide CNN poll
Obama's job-approval rating is as low as it's ever been, and one poll shows just 38 percent want him reelected. But he's a champion campaigner, and he's kicking off a series of town hall meetings this week.
The House passed its federal budget bill Friday on a near party-line vote, but both the Senate and the president are working hard to forge a bipartisan alternative.