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John Boehner

Boehner Steadies GOP Team, Reframes Deficit Debate

House Speaker John Boehner has shored up his political clout after a shaky month, persuading his Republican caucus to pick its fights with Democrats more strategically.

02/03/2013

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Campaign Surrogates Shore Up Support In Final Days

President Barack Obama has Springsteen. Republican Mitt Romney has his sons.

10/23/2012

File photo of US Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan. (Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ryan: ‘I Just Don’t Understand’ Obama’s Bayonet Comment

Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said he didn’t understand a comment made by President Barack Obama in regards to bayonets and horses during a heated discussion on military spending.

10/23/2012

US Vice President Joe Biden participates in the vice presidential debate with Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Biden Mocks Romney’s Debate Performance

Vice President Joe Biden urged Coloradans on Wednesday to take advantage of early voting and not wait until Election Day.

10/17/2012

A combination of two pictures shows Democrat Barack Obama (leftimage) and Republican John McCain (right image) (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Sighs, Slogans Among Pitfalls For White House Bids

They spend hours mastering policy, learning to lean on the podium just so, perfecting the best way to label their opponents as liars without whining.

10/01/2012

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally at Desert Pines High School on Sept. 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: John Gurzinski/Getty Images)

Obama On Romney: ‘I Don’t Really Know Him Well’

When Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, was diagnosed with breast cancer in late 2008, one of the people who reached out to the couple was newly elected President Barack Obama.

10/01/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney receives the endorsement of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a rally venue in Exeter, N.H., on Jan. 8, 2012. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie: Romney Needs To ‘Tell The Truth About What’s Going On’ In Country

Christie said Romney needs to “tell the truth about what’s going on” in the country while laying out “a positive and hopeful vision for the future.”

10/01/2012

President Barack Obama is enjoying increasing leads in battleground states heading into the general election. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Romney: Rivals With Little Personal History

When Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, was diagnosed with breast cancer in late 2008, one of the people who reached out to the couple was newly elected President Barack Obama.

09/30/2012

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