The race for the Republican presidential nomination enters another crucial week, with contests Tuesday in Arizona and Michigan. Rick Santorum is tied nationally with Mitt Romney in a new national poll of Republicans.
This year a dozen House races will pit one incumbent against another — a consequence of the once-every-decade event known as redistricting. Some well known members, such as Dennis Kucinich, are in serious jeopardy.
As Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum battle for first place in the Michigan GOP presidential primary, rival Ron Paul is not expected to come in first or second. Paul doesn't really stand a chance at winning the nomination, but he can impact the party's platform
In the Citizens United Case in 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled corporations and unions have a constitutional right to spend unlimited money on political ads. State courts are expected to follow that principle. But in December, Montana's high court refused to go along. It argued Montana's history and demography make it different enough to deserve an exemption from the federal ruling.
Three years after its bankruptcy, General Motors has had a record year. The company, meanwhile, is hiring again — adding third shifts to meet increasing demand for its cars. But Republican presidential candidates still insist the bailout was a mistake.
No country has grown so fast for so long as China. But a report out Monday from the World Bank and a Chinese government think tank says China must change the way it runs its economy — or risk a financial crisis in the future.
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