Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
The "Vail Effect": Why Park City Home Prices Are Skyrocketing - Yahoo! News ... presidential candidate Mitt Romney bought in one ... "But this new connection to PCMR raises the bar ... priced between $2.5 million and ... 01/22/2015 - 12:45 pm | View Link
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Cities forge policy apart from states - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ... than one million people supported Mr. Obama, while 45 percent voted for Republican Mitt Romney. ... adopted an ordinance that ultimately raises ... 01/19/2015 - 3:28 pm | View Link
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Hope for change faces reality in State of the Union address - South Florida Sun-Sentinel Don Lemon: Should President Obama Stop Trying to Play Robin Hood? - Black America Web 01/19/2015 - 8:20 am | View Link
Exclusive: Tagg Romney raises $525 million for new private equity fund Solamere Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm that Mitt Romney joined upon losing the 2012 presidential race, has raised $525 million for its second fund, Fortune has learned. This total does not include commitments from Solamere’s general ... 10/27/2014 - 7:23 pm | View Link
Romney raises $170 million in September BOSTON, Mass. - As Mitt Romney's campaign announced on Monday that it raised a personal-best $170 million in September, his top donors are gathering at Manhattan's Waldorf Astoria hotel for a three-day retreat at which they will attend strategy sessions ... 10/15/2012 - 6:13 pm | View Link
Obama Campaign Out-Raises Romney Camp in August: $114 Million vs. $111 Million BOSTON (AP) — President Barack Obama squeaked out a fundraising victory over Mitt Romney in August as the candidates gear up for the final stretch of their closely contested campaign. Obama raised more than $114 million in August, while Romney brought in ... 09/10/2012 - 1:10 am | View Link
Obama raises $75 million in July, outpaced by Romney (CNN) – President Barack Obama's re-election effort raised $75 million last month, his campaign announced Monday on Twitter. The July haul falls far behind Republican rival Mitt Romney's fund-raising team, which raked in more than $101 million–the ... 08/7/2012 - 6:59 am | View Link
Mitt Romney raises $101 million in July Romney poses with Republican governors in Colorado (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Mitt Romney raised $101.3 million for his campaign and the Republican National Committee in July, ending the month with nearly $186 million in the bank. That marks the second ... 08/6/2012 - 7:35 am | View Link
Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax ... For all Mitt Romney’s touting of his business record, when it comes to his own money the Republican nominee is remarkably shy about disclosing numbers and investments. 01/29/2015 - 4:43 am | View Website
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Mitt Romney's Maids' Salary Raises Questions Mitt Romney's Maids' Salary Raises Questions. WASHINGTON -- For a woman with three houses and sixteen grandkids, Ann Romney doesn't have very much help around the ... 01/27/2015 - 2:36 am | View Website
Nancy Pelosi raises $100 million for midterms | OnPolitics Since she was first elected to a leadership position in 2002, Nancy Pelosi has raised nearly $430 million for Democrats. 11/3/2014 - 9:46 am | View Website
The two-term Republican governor will address a Washington audience for the first time this year on Friday afternoon, his only speaking engagement in a day packed with private meetings and job interviews related to a possible 2016 bid.
Earlier this week, Walker announced the formation a nonprofit group, Our American Revival, designed to raise unlimited amounts of money to boost his political ambitions.
"There's a lot of admiration for Walker, but the skepticism was whether he had the charisma to excite people," said Fred Malek, the Republican Governors Association's chief fundraiser, who will host Walker at his home Friday night after spending most of the day with him.
For the first time since the 2011 Budget Control Act put in place a series of automatic spending cuts, Obama might be in the best bargaining position to move the debate his way.
 that's with Republicans in charge of Congress.
Obama on Thursday called for a 7 percent boost in government spending that would nullify those 2011 so-called sequestration cuts and increase domestic and defense spending by a total of $74 billion in nearly equal amounts.
Amid the current wish lists for more child care, free community college, and bigger ship and submarine fleets, little is said about an aging population, a growing national debt and the demands on the government created by greater health care access.
Republicans and Democrats have been doing the equivalent of whistling past the graveyard on the long-term deficit ever since Obama and House Speaker John Boehner failed to reach a historic deal four years ago.
 the budget cutting has focused on the easier stuff.
 the deficit dropped thanks to a tax increase on the rich, an improving economy and the domestic and defense spending cuts agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011.
As Mitt Romney closes in on a decision about whether to again run for president, he does so without several major donors who supported him in the past and a veteran Iowa staffer - defections all to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
People in the hamlet of Santa Ursula began to worry when the logging started. In a few short weeks, more than a mile of densely forested riverbank was stripped from the Arroyo Sal to make way for heavy dredging equipment.