The Republican party's largest financial backer, multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson, is under federal and state investigation for his business practice in Macau. The investigation puts Mitt Romney in an awkward position.
Mitt Romney's history at Bain Capital has been at the center of the presidential campaign for more than a week. Romney's demand for an apology from President Barack Obama remains unanswered, and the president continues an unwavering attack on Romney's record there.
President Obama is pushing for a one-year extension of Bush-era tax cuts for middle class families. But by drawing the line at households that make more than $250,000 a year, he set the stage for another clash with Republicans who favor an extension of tax cuts for wealthier Americans.
The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act was an election-year victory for President Barack Obama. But the debate over the law is far from over. Disappointed by the ruling, many Republicans have intensified their calls for repeal.
Mitt Romney will have the chance to loosen President Barack Obama's grip on Hispanic voters this week at a conference of Latino policymakers in Orlando. It's a difficult task complicated by Obama's announcement last week that his administration would stop deporting many young illegal immigrants.
Ask Barack Obama about Mitt Romney and you'll get a story about a vampire capitalist. Ask Romney about Obama and you'll hear debt-deficits-spending. Each is trying to define the other in the eyes of the voters in hopes of winning the upcoming election.
As Europe digests the results of recent elections, there's a growing sense that decisions made there today could land in the United States in the heart of the election season. That could be a deciding factor in whether Mitt Romney or Barack Obama are chosen to serve the next four-year term as President of the United States.