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Gary Johnson Offers Third Choice In 2012 Elections

You might think the presidential race is settled with two candidates. But there's one candidate you might not have heard much about. Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is running for president on the Libertarian Party ticket. Johnson speaks with host Michel Martin about his policies and the challenges he has getting his message heard.

Commerce Secretary Bryson Resigns; Suffered Seizure Earlier This Month

Just under two weeks after suffering a seizure that led to two car accidents within minutes of each other, John Bryson is stepping down.

Campaigns Release Fundraising Numbers, But Some Big Spenders Stay Mum

The presidential candidates and the superPACs supporting them released details Wednesday about how they raised their money last month. But there's not even a mention of some of the biggest spenders: so-called social welfare organizations that are hammering Obama in the critical battleground states.
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Virginia Couple Receives Voter Registration Form For Dead Dog

A couple from Bedford, Va. were shocked last week when a voter registration form addressed to their deceased dog, Mozart, was mailed to their house. 


House Panel Holds U.S. Attorney General In Contempt

For the first time since President Obama took office, the White House has invoked executive privilege in a dispute with Congress. Obama sided with his Justice Department and refused to turn over documents to House Republicans in their probe of the botched gun-trafficking operation known as Fast and Furious. But the aggressive move by the president was not enough to stop a Republican committee from voting to hold his attorney general in contempt.

Latest FEC Filing Data Doesn't Reveal All Donors

Wednesday was reporting day for the presidential campaigns. The candidates and the superPACs supporting them turned over details about how they raised their money last month. But don't expect much information about some of the biggest players in the race — social welfare organizations don't have to report where they get their money.