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Romney Makes His 2012 Run Official

Mitt Romney formally announced his presidential candidacy in New Hampshire Thursday against a backdrop of hay bales and white barns and flags and all kinds of other iconic American summer stuff. Romney promised to offer a "better tomorrow" for the country and to take America in a different direction than President Obama.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 3:40pm

House Republicans See Technology as Key to Jobs, Economic Growth

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and other GOP congressional leaders announced the Republicans’ technology agenda, tying issues like spectrum and cybersecurity to the economy.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 3:40pm

FCC Says Baker Followed Rules In Seeking Lobbying Job

Outgoing Federal Communications Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker worked with the agency's general counsel to make sure she followed ethics rules while negotiating for a new job with Comcast/NBCUniversal, according to a letter from FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 3:40pm

AMA Names Madara Its New CEO

The American Medical Association has a new Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer -- Dr. James L. Madara, a pathologist and former dean of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

PICTURES: Photo of the Day

Every day, we bring you the top photo of the day. Here is a collection of these photos.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Romney: Obama Has Failed America

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney made his campaign for president official Thursday, telling a group of supporters in New Hampshire that President Obama "has failed America."

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Feingold Will Decide On Senate Bid this Summer

Former Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., is mulling a run for retiring-Sen. Herb Kohl's, D-Wis., seat and will make a decision by Labor Day, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

A Guide to the GOP 2012 Beefs

Sarah Palin says it's a total coincidence that she's hosting a clambake in New Hampshire on the very same day Mitt Romney is barbecueing it up in the state as he formally announces he's running for president. Even if she's telling the truth, it's likely Palin doesn't feel all that bad about it.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Indiana Defies Federal Government on

Indiana officials said Thursday they will defy a federal order to continue funding Planned Parenthood and other clinics that offer abortion services.

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 2:40pm

Romney: 'Barack Obama Has Failed America'

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney made his campaign for president official on Thursday, telling supporters in New Hampshire that President Obama "has failed America."

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 1:40pm