President Obama is crisscrossing the country to sell his jobs plan. Poll numbers show narrow support for the proposal — but also widespread dissatisfaction over the president's handling of the economy. In Ohio, voters are divided over whether Congress should pass it.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the current front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, visited Liberty University after what some considered a lackluster showing in this week's Tea Party debate in Tampa. Perry largely avoided politics, speaking about his inspirations and his faith.
Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren officially began her Senate campaign in Massachusetts Wednesday. If Warren wins the Democratic nomination, she will challenge incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown next year. Warren faces a crowded field of Democrats vying for the nomination. National Democrats have made a priority of unseating Brown, who now occupies the seat held for decades by the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
Michele Norris talks to Wayne Slater of the Dallas Morning News about the case of a Texas man convicted of killing two people. He's slated for execution Thursday, but his attorneys say that the case was tainted by racial considerations.
Republican strategist Alex Vogel explains how he thinks Monday's Republican debate in Florida may influence the 2012 race for the presidential nomination. Former Vice President Al Gore, who was invoked in the debate, also weighs in on the unfolding 2012 race.
Washington Post reporters obtained emails that suggest that White House officials did push the Office of Management and Budget harder than OMB officials would've liked to speedily review Solyndra's application to keep on schedule an official groundbreaking event featuring Vice President Biden.
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