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  • Romney introduces Paul Ryan as running mate

    Romney introduces Paul Ryan as running mate
    Mitt Romney on Saturday announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate for the White House-- a bold and risky move that energized both conservatives and their opponents. Ryan is a rising Republican star and the party's leader on fiscal...
  • Romney Selects Rep. Paul Ryan For Running Mate

    Romney Selects Rep. Paul Ryan For Running Mate
    Mitt Romney on Saturday officially announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryanof Wisconsin -- considered a rising Republican star and the party's leader on fiscal and budgetary issues -- as his running mate in the presidential race. Ryan, appearing at the beginning of...
  • Romney Makes It Official: His VP Pick Is Ryan

    Romney Makes It Official: His VP Pick Is Ryan
    NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made his vice presidential pick official Saturday morning, announcing via smartphone app that he had chosen Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan. In less than two hours, the two men will make a joint...
  • The 50 richest members of Congress

    The 50 richest members of Congress
    The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million. "McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
  • Obama-Romney: It's not over yet

    Obama-Romney: It's not over yet
    Things certainly seem to be breaking President Barack Obama's way of late. A slew of new polls last week showed gains for him in crucial battleground states, most notably Ohio, the one state no Republican has ever won the presidency without. Mr. Obama...
  • Campaigns dig in ahead of first presidential debate

    Campaigns dig in ahead of first presidential debate
    While both campaigns have been lowering expectations ahead of Wednesday's first presidential debate, two of Mitt Romney's more notable surrogates raised the bar on Sunday, with one predicting Romney will turn the race "upside down." Both New Jersey Gov....
  • Unsung hero of debate prep: The stand-in

    Unsung hero of debate prep: The stand-in
    When President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate one another for the first time Wednesday night, they may feel as though they've already done so. As with stage lighting and cameras, stand-ins are also commonly used in debate preparations, and the...
  • Obama and Romney Come Out Swinging in Town Hall Debate

    Obama and Romney Come Out Swinging in Town Hall Debate
    HEMPSTEAD, New York -- While President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney were ostensibly responding to questions from uncommitted voters at a town hall-style debate on Tuesday, they found plenty of opportunities to attack each other...
  • How to get presidential debates without the egos

    After watching the first two presidential debates, I can't help but wonder if we might not be better served by having a debate between Sen. Rob Portman, who stood in for President Obama in mock debates with Mitt Romney, and Sen. John Kerry, who stood in...
  • Toomey embraces surrogate role

    Toomey embraces surrogate role
    Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey put on his surrogate hat Monday, blasting President Barack Obama in a memo ahead of the president's visit to Pennsylvania later in the week. Toomey, sometimes mentioned on the long list of Mitt Romney's...
  • Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2

    Romney VP pick: What's needed in a No. 2
    There is one necessary condition for the selection of a vice president, and that is whether the individual has the experience and capacity to become president of the United States on Day One. Nine vice presidents have succeeded to the presidency upon...