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WASHINGTON (AP) — Newt Gingrich began taking steps Wednesday to shut down his debt-laden White House bid, setting the stage to endorse one-time rival Mitt Romney next week and rally Republicans behind their apparent nominee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is calling the foreign policy outlined by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney shallow, ill-informed and dangerous and says it would return the United States to "the past we have worked so hard to move beyond."
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans determined to show women voters that they have their interests at heart on Wednesday announced plans to renew the Violence Against Women Act, the federal government's main domestic violence program.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Diving into campaign mode full-bore, President Barack Obama will headline his first re-election rallies next week, marking an important turning point in the race for the White House.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama campaign is returning donations from a Los Angeles hedge fund manager who is accused by the government of operating a Ponzi scheme.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is back in Washington from a three-state trip courting young voters in time to raise money from big-dollar donors.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conflicting images of the Secret Service and new questions about the military's handling of the prostitution scandal in Colombia emerged on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
Once the waters are muddied, what will be left of Romney's message?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney likes to talk on the campaign trail about how his father "grew up poor," but that's not the whole story.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure, there's always handwringing about money in politics. This time really is different, though — the first presidential race since the courts changed the rules, clearing the way for secret cash and freeing billionaires and businesses to write multimillion-dollar checks for their favorite candidates. It's the Year of Big Money.