February 2012 Headlines
After Romney's wins in Arizona and Michigan, the Republican showdown moves to Super Tuesday where the other candidates hope to get back into the mix.
The Republican Party will be looking to hold onto another U.S. Senate seat this November as they try to regain the majority.
Two prominent women from two different faiths are speaking out against the president's contraceptive mandate.
Mitt Romney pulled off double victories in Tuesday's Arizona and Michigan primaries, but not without former Sen. Rick Santorum close at his heels.
In George Washington's prayer for the nation, he sought God's protection and favor, "through Jesus Christ our Lord."
Losing Michigan would be a major blow to presidential candidate Mitt Romney and could shake up the GOP establishment about where this race is heading.
A new USA Today-Gallop poll shows former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa. and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney beating the president in head to head match-ups.
A new report reveals the deep ties several Hollywood elites have to the Obama administration, and the lack of coverage the topic gets from mainstream media.
President Barack Obama Monday urged the nation's governors to invest more state resources in education.
Romney originally lost the lead in his home state of Michigan, but now polls show he's fought his way back and is virtually tied with Santorum.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich criticized President Obama for apologizing to Afghanistan over a Koran-burning incident.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is facing an unexpectedly stiff challenge in his home state of Michigan from former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa.
President Obama took the issue head on Wednesday, announcing new energy policies he says will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil in the long run.
With voters heading to the polls in Michigan in less than a week, all four tried to explain what sets them apart from the other.
President Obama wants to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent, and end loopholes that he says give businesses incentive to move jobs overseas.
With the crucial Michigan primary just days away, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is going after the Obama administration for its secular agenda.
Former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said she's running for reelection to her congressional seat, despite redistricting concerns.
The White House is under fire after a new report revealed it has close ties with a liberal watchdog group being paid to target religious broadcasters.
On Feb. 28, the GOP candidates face off in presidential primaries in Michigan and Arizona. The biggest day, Super Tuesday, Mar. 6, is just two weeks away.
One lawmaker is proposing a bill that would freeze Congress' pay until it passes a budget. But some are doubtful the bill will fly in an election season.
Rick Santorum is calling the president out for what he views as the president's "phony theology," comments the Obama campaign called "destructive."
So what happened to the Tea Party? They've shifted into stealth modem, working behind the scenes rather than in front of the camera.
President Obama's new contraception policy took center stage during a congressional hearing on religious liberty as clergy testified that it disregards basic rights.
One radio host notes that despite a shared sense of determination, candidates close to their dads tend to run different campaigns than their no-father counterparts.
Santorum is leading in Romney's home state of Michigan. Now both candidates are taking to the state's airways, attacking each other to win over voters.
Religious leaders are concerned about the reach of government into the Church, especially after a new birth control coverage mandate by the Obama administration.
It's official. Congress reached a deal Thursday morning to extend the payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits until the end of the year.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., are battling for the top spot in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
Conservatives wasted little time criticizing President Obama's new $3.8 trillion budget proposal, saying the plan does little to cut back spending.
The Obama administration is considering large cuts in the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
Negotiators say they've agreed on a tentative deal that could be ready for President Obama to sign by the end of the week.
New polls reveal there may be a new frontrunner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination as former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., gains some serious momentum among the GOP faithful.
House Republican leaders say they will support extending the federal payroll tax cut through the end of the year.
The group of Latino office holders predicts that 12.2 million Hispanics will cast their ballots in November, up from 9.7 million in 2008.
Among the most vocal critics of President Obama's $4 trillion budget are Tea Party lawmakers. But do they have enough support to turn their priorities into law?
Gov. Chris Gregoire signed the measure into law Monday, making it the seventh state in the nation to legalize gay marriage.
New Jersey's state Senate passed a bill to recognize same-sex marriages, despite the promise of a veto by Gov. Chris Christie.
President Obama unveiled his 2013 budget to Congress Monday, kicking off what's sure to become an election year battle over government spending.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said he'll push to overturn the birth control mandate because it's another example of government meddling.
Given the mixed reception and undecided conservative voters, the GOP nominee could come down to a history-making brokered deal at convention.
Mitt Romney has won The Washington Times/CPAC Presidential Straw Poll of conservative activists.
Conservatives from across the country are in Washington to talk about ideas and strategy and to hear from those still in the running to become the GOP nominee.
A Gallup poll shows 20 percent of Republicans now support him as their party's nominee for president after his three-state sweep of GOP contests on Tuesday.
GOP candidate Rick Santorum accused President Obama of betraying Israel by disclosing what may be a plan to attack Iran's nuclear facilities.
Republican presidential candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum took a day off from talking politics Wednesday, and instead talked about his faith.
Ten states will no longer be held to certain requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law put in place under the George W. Bush administration.
House Speaker John Boehner, who is Catholic, said the rule is an attack on religious freedom and "cannot stand and will not stand."
Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee released a report showing more than a quarter of released Guantanamo detainees resumed terrorist activity.
It's being called a "Santorum Sweep." Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum scored three huge wins in the race for the Republican nomination.
Inside churches across America, the health department's recent interpretation of President Obama's health care law, passed by Congress in 2010, is still reverberating.
Rather than attacking one another, the GOP candidates are focusing on the president and what they see as his violation of Americans' freedom on conscience.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is being considered the clear front-runner for Tuesday's Republican caucuses in Colorado and Minnesota.
A second term for President Obama would allow him to expand his replacement of Republican-appointed majorities with Democratic ones on the nation's appeals court.
Eric Holder maintains he knew nothing about Operation Fast and Furious, a gun-smuggling investigation by the Justice Department that went wrong.
If Rep. Paul Broun gets his way, no lawmaker on Capitol Hill would get paid without first passing a budget.
President Obama suggested that his politics of 'shared responsibility' and higher taxes for the rich are shaped by the teachings of Jesus.
The news comes after two Newt Gingrich campaign advisers claimed it was the former House speaker that "the Donald" would be throwing his support behind.
President Barack Obama traveled to Falls Church, Va., Wednesday to release the details of his new plan to help struggling homeowners.
Despite a war of words between GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, Romney hinted at reconciliation. Apparently Gingrich didn't get the memo.