Marco Rubio, the popular, first-term U.S. Senator from Florida, endorsed Mitt Romney for president in an appearance on a Fox News TV program Wednesday night. It's just the latest endorsement as Romney's candidacy begins to take on an air of invincibility — at least among the Republican candidates.
With President Obama's healthcare law in court, the administration has begun a campaign to co-opt and embrace the term "Obamacare." In an effort to defend the contentious Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obama and his supporters are redefining the word Obamacare.
Fluency in just one language in the 21st century is a competitive disadvantage, and it could be holding back your brain. In a recent New York Times Op-Ed piece, Yudhijit Bhattacharjee wrote that bilingual people outperform single language speakers in cognitive tests of all kinds.
As Republicans struggle over presidential nomination, declining influence of party elders is on display
This election cycle, most of the party's elites are lined up behind Mitt Romney. But Romney, though ahead in the delegate count, has struggled to unify the base of the party in a way that will force his challengers out of the election. It shows how far the influence of those elites has fallen.
The Republican presidential election marched on Wednesday with Mitt Romney winning the Illinois Republican Primary Tuesday night. Pundits said Rick Santorum will face must-win contests in April.
In the 2012 election, the Republican primary contest has shifted to Illinois. It's the latest state where voters are trying to choose from among the four, remaining mainstream Republican candidates, including Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul.
Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum have been campaigning in Puerto Rico this week in advance of the island territory's primary. But the issues in Puerto Rico have their own special orientation.
Birth control is a hot button issue this campaign season. Funding for Planned Parenthood, mandated trans-vaginal ultrasounds, and access to contraception are being discussed at every level. Recently, it is a debate that is being fought as much by entertainers as by politicians.
Newt Gingrich is committed to making sure Mitt Romney isn't the Republican nominee for president of the United States. But on Tuesday, he failed to win two states that many had said were crucial to his victory.
It was a big night for Rick Santorum, who rolled back strong efforts by Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney to come away with election night victories in two key southern battleground states: Mississippi and Alabama.