Mitt Romney says that as governor of Massachusetts, he toed the Republican line and refused to raise taxes. But how was Romney able to govern a cash-strapped state for four years? We take a closer look at his actual record on taxes.
Karen Freeman-Wilson is the first African-American woman ever to be elected mayor in the state of Indiana. But she isn't interested in that symbolism. As Gary's new mayor, Freeman-Wilson says her goal is to make Gary "the next comeback story in the Rust Belt."
Campaign filings show the D.C. Council is relying more on corporate contributions for their campaigns than in years past, which calls into question their resistance to closing the LLC loophole in ethics legislation.
The first contest of the election season usually has candidates swarming Iowa, but they've spent fewer hours in the Hawkeye State this year. Money plays a role. And candidates may be relying more on exposure through the many televised debates than in years past.
Newt Gingrich's plan to rewrite the nation's tax policy hasn't gotten as much attention as some of his other proposals, but according to a new analysis it would require sweeping changes to the government. The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center found that 70 percent of Americans would see their taxes go down.
The three Occupy DC protesters hunger striking for D.C. autonomy occupied the office of House Speaker John Boehner, while the Congressional chairman of District affairs hits back at Occupy DC's McPherson campsite.
Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously for rules to deal with what it called "one of the most persistent problems of the television age" — loud commercials. Cable operators and TV stations will be required to ensure ads are no louder than the programs in which they appear. Melissa Block has more.
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