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Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney picked up another key endorsement as the latest polls show him leading by up to 10 points in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. Read more»

The Wednesday blackout protests by SOPA and PIPA protesters have been the latest pressure against lawmakers to stop the anti-web piracy bills – and it seems to be working. Sens. Marco Rubio and John Cornyn are changing course in the debate. Read more» 1

The Bastrop wildfire burns southeast of Austin on Monday.

With wildfires raging outside of Austin, Gov. Rick Perry is leaving the campaign trail to return to his home state, the governor's office confirmed Monday morning. Read more»

South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint was hosting a forum Monday for GOP candidates at Palmetto Freedom Forum in Columbia, S.C.

Six Republican presidential candidates are spending Labor Day at an event hosted by South Carolina Senate. Jim DeMint, an influential leader in the new conservative grassroots movement that includes Tea Party members. Read more»

The Senate voted last night to adopt a rule bringing more transparency to a practice long used to delay legislation. In a 92-4 vote, the Senate ended the "secret holds" that lawmakers used to anonymously hold up bills and nominees without having to explain their objections. Read more»

As usual in this election, we’ve focused on what was true or false in the flood of campaign advertising. We kept our opinions to ourselves, and laid out the evidence in as sober and evenhanded a fashion as we could manage. Well, enough of that. We present a look at funny, scary and just plain bizarre campaign ads. Read more»

Perhaps you’ve noticed that extending the Bush tax cuts is conservatives’ answer to everything. We understand why this is the case. After all, Dick Cheney defended a second set of Bush tax cuts following the midterm election by explaining, “This is our due.” Read more»

Do immigrants take American jobs? It’s a common refrain among those who want to tighten limits on legal immigration. But most economists say there’s little to support the claim. Read more»

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) pushed again for repeal of the health care law on "Face the Nation." Read more»