President Barack Obama brought his message of "shared sacrifice" to Florida Tuesday, where he argued that passing a tax code change requiring the wealthiest of Americans to pay an effective tax rate of at least 30 percent. The Romney campaign blasts the idea and points out Obama is the first candidate in recent memory to campaign on raising taxes.
Rick Santorum on Tuesday said that he was suspending his campaign for president. The announcement comes after Santorum failed to win a single state in last week's primary elections and after he took the weekend off of the campaign to care for his ailing daughter.
Hillary Clinton's gone viral. Or her text messages have gone viral. Or her imaginary text messages have gone viral. A Tumblr blog imagining what Clinton's text message conversations would be like sprouted up recently and became popular on the web but got a dose of mainstream credibility when Clinton herself made a submission to the site.
Sheikh Hazem Salah Abu Ismail, an outspoken critic of the former Egyptian regime and a proponent of the Arab Spring revolution, is among the most popular candidates for Egypt's presidency. But new information has emerged, that his mother might have obtained U.S. citizenship, which would disqualify him from running for office.
Mitt Romney needed convincing victories Tuesday to cement his status as the front-runner — and he got them. With big wins in Maryland and Washington, D.C., and a big enough victory in Wisconsin, the other Republicans still in the race will have a hard time convincing voters and donors they remain relevant.
Rick Santorum has been trailing Mitt Romney since February. Always staying close, but never quite close enough to win. A Republican political strategist says Santorum's real goal is to cement his position as the man to beat in the next Republican primary.
America's Filipino population is among the fastest growing ethnic groups in the country. That's particularly the case in swing state Nevada, which could give them great impact on upcoming elections. But divisions among the community may prevent them from achieving that political influence.
Germans have had a form of national healthcare for about 100 years. Conservative and liberals, employees and employers all embrace the national system as one that leads to a healthier, more productive workforce. So, when it comes to understanding the U.S. debate, they're left scratching their heads.
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.
As the U.S. Supreme Court debates the Affordable Healthcare Act, there's a growing discussion about the level of political heat that may come down, no matter what the decision is.