After weeks of wrangling, the U.S. Senate approved a bill that extends the payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits by 60 days. It also requires the Keystone XL pipeline either move forward or be killed.
As the Florida primary results continue to pour in, several major national news outlets are projecting that Mitt Romney won big in Florida today. Newt Gingrich was projected to come in third, followed by Rick Santorum and then Ron Paul.
Nevada and Maine will both hold caucuses this weekend to help determine who will win the Republican nomination to face Barack Obama in the presidential election. The candidates are concentrating on Nevada, where Mitt Romney received an endorsement from Donald Trump on Thursday
Mitt Romney won the Arizona primary handily and eked out a victory in Michigan, giving him two victories he badly needed to help him build lost momentum in the race to win the Republican presidential nomination.
Hispanic voters are up for grabs in the 2012 presidential election -- unhappy with Republicans, dissatisfied with Democrats -- and if one candidate could unite them on his side, they could swing the election.