| Jul 7, 2011
President Obama faces an uphill struggle in his campaign for reelection next year. His job approval rating is stuck just below 50%. The unemployment rate appears likely to remain above 8% until election day. And, though it's too soon to mean much, early...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:17 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, handily defeated an effort by labor unions and Democratic activists to end his tenure early, surviving a recall contest that capped more than a year of political turmoil and deep division in...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Wisconsin’s embattled Republican governor, Scott Walker, has defeated an effort by labor unions and Democratic activists to end his tenure early, according to early results and exit polls.
The state has been a center of political controversy for...
| Jun 7, 2012
There may be no more appropriate metaphor for the impact of Wisconsin's combustible recall election for governor than what happened to Democratic challenger Tom Barrett moments after he publicly conceded defeat to Republican incumbent Scott Walker....
| Jun 8, 2012
Any way you slice it, the refusal of Wisconsin voters to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker for limiting the collective-bargaining rights of unionized public-sector employees was a blow not only to organized labor but to the Democratic Party as a whole....
| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Recent letters to the editor misinterpret the results of the historic Wisconsin recall election ("Walker victory a harbinger of November elections," June 8). First, exit polls showed that 60 percent of Gov. Scott Walker's supporters did not feel a...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 11:52 PM
Mitt Romney squeezed past Rick Santorum to win Ohio's presidential primary, capturing the biggest Super Tuesday prize but raising enough doubts to quash hopes of quickly ending the Republicans' bruising nominating fight.
A week after the former...
| Mar 9, 2012
After winning six Super Tuesday state contests -- the primaries in Ohio, Massachusetts, Vermont and Virginia, and the Idaho and Alaska caucuses -- Mitt Romney has reason to crow. Instead, he may be asking himself: If this is victory, what must defeat feel...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Polls across Illinois closed at 7 p.m. Tuesday and the ballot counting has begun, with anything less than a convincing victory for Mitt Romney in both the popular vote and battle for delegates being viewed as a setback for his front running GOP...
| Mar 18, 2011
Is this progress? Funny? Could John Boehner make the same joke about Obama with no public comment?...
| Jun 16, 2011
CBS Thursday named Norah O'Donnell its chief White House correspondent in a move that signals how committed the new managers are to shaking their newsroom out of the Katie Couric era doldrums.Yesterday's announcement of CBS News partnering with National...