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Reports show Romney short on cash on hand

Mitt Romney

After dominating the fundraising race for much of the summer, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney started the fall campaign sprint with a little more than $50 million available to spend and a large loan to repay, campaign-finance reports filed Thursday show.


Top Republicans press healthcare law repeal effort

John Boehner

The two top Republicans in Congress vowed on Sunday to push ahead with efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's healthcare law despite the Supreme Court upholding it, but the White House said it is time to stop fighting and start implementing it.


GOP Rep. Rooney says health care repeal won't be easy

"For us to have the numbers in the Senate and House and White House isn't going to be as easy as everybody thinks," Rooney said after the high court decision Friday. "It's great to be optimistic, but in an election a lot of things have to go your way. 2012 would have to be like 2010 and then some."


Court leaves GOP a weapon: Taxes

The Supreme Court's finding that the centerpiece of the health care law -- the individual mandate -- is valid as a tax has become Plan B for Republicans.


GOP senators seek special counsel to probe leaks - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Republican senators on Tuesday welcomed a move by the director of national intelligence to snuff out leaks of classified information but insisted that a special counsel is needed to investigate the Obama administration and recent disclosures.


With new heart, Cheney calls Obama 'disaster'

Dick Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney delivered a political speech today -- three weeks after having a heart transplant.


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