A new CBS News poll finds that less than half of Americans approve of how President Obama is handling the economy.
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.
After months of failing to find a way to gain ground in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has hit the reset button by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, but once the dust has settled and the Conventions are over, it is hard to see how Romney will have changed the direction of the 2012 presidential campaign.
Gov. Scott Walker and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan are spotlighting the fourth anniversary of then-candidate Barack Obama saying it was “irresponsible” and “unpatriotic” to add $4 trillion to the national debt.
It’s all economy all the time for Mitt Romney, who’s back to campaign basics as he tries to fend off Republican presidential rival Rick Santorum in Michigan and Arizona primaries next week.
President Obama is sending Congress a new budget that seeks to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade through government cuts and higher taxes on the wealthy.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor said he knows the panel is under great pressure but he believes its members can succeed by Nov. 23.
Obama mentioned his own unsuccessful negotiations with Speaker John Boehner in passing at a news conference in Hawaii on Sunday where he urged the members of the committee to show more flexibility.