Are conservatives getting nervous about Rick Perry? The Texas Governor hemmed and hawed through his talking points in last night’s debate, while Romney—a seasoned veteran of the campaign train—looked cool and collected. And without a major victory in last night’s showdown, is Bachmann now toast? read more
Perry vs. RomneyWhat did we learn about the two Republican frontrunners in last night's debate? For starters, Perry seemed sloppy and awkward at times, and he had trouble landing his punches. Romney's been in this game far longer, knows the ropes, and is more refined. Still, there's a question about authenticity that Romney can&... read more
Let me finish tonight with this: The President of the United States now faces a critical moment of crisis. Today the stock market dropped like a runaway elevator. The head of the International Monetary Fund said the world economy is entering "a dangerous phase." She said that nations need credible plans to get their debt under... read more
Democratic strategist Steve McMahon and Republican strategist Todd Harris debate whether the Tea Party has taken over the GOP and debate whether House Speaker John Boehner can gain control of his party. watch
Florida, Florida, Florida! No blue skies for President Obama in the sunshine state: He’s trailing Mitt Romney in a new poll. And tonight marks the sixth GOP debate and the third in just 15 days. We’ll have the latest for you with DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe from Orlando. Bridge over... read more
Build Baby Build!President Obama gets back on message today to push his jobs plan. He's heading to the Brent Spence Bridge in Cincinnati, which connects Ohio to Kentucky and is a major trucking route. The federal government says the bridge is "functionally obsolete" and is in need of immediate replacement. read more
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