By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney took over as Massachusetts governor in 2003 with a sweeping plan to overhaul the state's public college system to cut waste, reduce costs and boost efficiency.
"This is my opportunity to be bold," he said in announcing the plan.
By SUZANNE GAMBOAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the country's oldest civil rights groups says President Barack Obama may have a tougher time winning at least three battleground states in November should black voter turnout fall at least 5 percentage points below the record levels
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic candidates in several pivotal Senate races are raising more money than their GOP counterparts, but they'll need the cushion to counter spending by independent conservative groups determined to win a Republican majority.
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama basked in the glow of the Olympics on Monday, getting a courtside look at LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and other members of USA Basketball.
Obama and Vice President Joe Biden took their seats to chants of "U-S-A" at a U.S. men
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney could name his running mate by the end of the week, a top adviser said Monday.
The announcement, if it happens according to the adviser's timetable, would come several weeks before
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press Writer
President Barack Obama's campaign suggests Republican rival Mitt Romney may be a felon. Romney's team calls the president a liar. Both candidates say the other shipped U.S. jobs overseas.
With over three months to go, campaign rhetoric already is close
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will mark his 51st birthday next month with "a little celebration" at his Chicago home.
First lady Michelle Obama says in a fundraising email to supporters that the campaign is planning a fundraiser at their house in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood - and
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican National Committee is airing a television ad that says President Barack Obama tried and failed to fix the economy, and that it's OK to make a change.
The ad is critical of Obama, but in milder terms than many other commercials. Instead, it appears designed to
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Romney charges that Obama's attacks on his business record are 'dishonest and misdirected'
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By The Associated Press
Highlights of the death penalty bill Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney filed as Massachusetts governor in 2005. The bill would have:
- Limited capital punishment to people convicted of terrorism, multiple murders, killing law enforcement officers and murder