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  • Robert Stempel dies at 77; former CEO of GM

    Former General Motors Co. Chief Executive Robert Stempel, an engineer who led the development of the catalytic converter but was ousted in a boardroom coup, died Saturday in Florida. He was 77. The cause of death was unclear, but family friends in...
  • Obama in Chicago tonight for 50th birthday campaign fundraising events

    Obama in Chicago tonight for 50th birthday campaign fundraising events
    President Barack Obama is back in town tonight, doing some birthday fundraising for his 2012 re-election bid at a North Side concert hall. The president turns 50 on Thursday, and he's spending the last night of his 40s at the Aragon, where OK Go,...
  • Mitt Romney leads fundraising race among potential GOP candidates

    Mitt Romney leads fundraising race among potential GOP candidates
    While the presidential campaign hasn't officially started, Mitt Romney leads the pack in pre-campaign fundraising by a handful of potential Republican presidential contenders, according to records filed with the Federal Election Commission. The former...
  • Mitt Romney vows: I'll campaign in Iowa

    Mitt Romney vows: I'll campaign in Iowa
    When Mitt Romney announced his presidential exploratory committee this week, he did so from New Hampshire, and he mentioned Nevada. On Friday, he was in Florida. All three are scheduled to be among the first states holding presidential nominating contests...
  • Obama's real 2012 concern: economic angst

    Obama's real 2012 concern: economic angst
    Forget Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Haley Barbour or, yes, even Donald Trump. The biggest obstacle for President Obama as he seeks re-election may be the state of the American economy and not his Republican rival, a new poll finds. The ABC News/Washington...
  • White House rebuts Romney, says Obama took 'dramatic action' to rescue economy

    The White House and President Obama's reelection campaign have long been treating Mitt Romney as the Republican frontrunner in 2012. And as the former Massachusetts governor was kicking off his campaign in New Hampshire, press secretary Jay Carney was...
  • Mitt Romney: No apologies for Massachusetts healthcare plan

    Mitt Romney: No apologies for Massachusetts healthcare plan
    Mitt Romney derided President Obama's national healthcare law as a federal "power grab" Thursday while defending the "more modest" state plan it was modeled after, beginning an effort to deal with his biggest vulnerability ahead of the Republican...
  • House Republicans' budget plan defeated in the Senate

    The Senate roundly rejected the House GOP budget on Wednesday, with five Republicans joining most Democrats in shooting down the proposal to dramatically alter Medicare that has rattled the Republican Party. The 40-57 vote essentially ends the...
  • Romney to Obama: You should have called me on health reform

    Romney to Obama: You should have called me on health reform
    Mitt Romney's first day as a full-fledged presidential candidate included a must-stop for any Republican hopeful: Fox News Channel. Speaking with Sean Hannity for an interview to air Thursday night, the former Massachusetts governor repeats his pledge to...
  • Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls

    Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls
    By one measure, the 2012 presidential campaign is off to a slow start. No major candidate has officially jumped in, unlike four years ago, when nine White House hopefuls had declared their bids by the end of January 2007. Mindful that the first...
  • Large donors help fuel Mitt Romney's fundraising

    Large donors help fuel Mitt Romney's fundraising
    Mitt Romney headed into the third financial quarter of the year with $12.7 million cash on hand after raising $18.3 million in the past three months.  Romney relied heavily on large-dollar donors: Just 6% of individual contributions came in amounts of...