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The 2013 House Budget Proposal

House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan releases the 2013 Republican budget plan: what proposed cuts and changes to Medicare signal about fiscal battles ahead.


A Nation Divided: Can We Agree On Anything?

The controversies that divide us — the political, the social and of late, even the Girl Scouts — just keep on coming. Sometimes it's enough to make you wonder how we'll ever resolve our differences. But to do that, conflict mediators say, we must first identify the conflict.

As Michigan Heads To Polls, Romney Buoyed By Santorum Stumbles

Mitt Romney's inability to capitalize on the advantages of a state where his father served as governor and headed an auto company marks the latest, but perhaps most embarrassing, turning point in his tumultuous quest to secure the GOP nomination.

Santorum Could Lose Michigan Vote But Still Gain Delegates

Michigan's demographics and recent polling suggest there is a real possibility that Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney will each get 15 of the state's 30 delegates.

Shareholders Want Political Spending Transparency

Corporate America is entering proxy season, when annual meetings give shareholders a forum to voice their concerns. A report released Tuesday by corporate watchdog groups shows that shareholders' top concern is disclosure of business spending on politics and lobbying.

Santorum Tells Mich. Tea Partiers He Can Beat Obama

Weeks ago, GOP rival Rick Santorum had caught up to front-runner Mitt Romney in the polls in Michigan. On Monday, he spent the final day before Michigan's primary campaigning in the state.

Romney Tells Mich. Voters He Can Beat Obama

Arizona and Michigan voters cast their ballots Tuesday in the Republican presidential primary. A month ago, nobody expected these states to be consequential, but it's clear that the results could dramatically change the direction of the race.

Wyoming's GOP Caucuses: The Process Is Drawn Out And Confusing

Republicans in Wyoming pick delegates for the national convention in a process that stretches from early February to mid-April.

Michigan Primary A Test Of Romney's Family Legacy

There is much at stake for Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary in Michigan — and not just because he's in a close race with Rick Santorum. Romney has close personal ties to the state where his late father, George Romney, was a popular governor. The younger Romney will find out if that history can help his presidential bid.