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Romney's Health Care Moment

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) will travel to Michigan on Thursday to deliver a landmark speech on health care reform, marking Romney's first major address dedicated to the issue viewed as his biggest vulnerability as a Republican presidential candidate.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 1:40pm

Trumpdate: Voters Abandon The Donald

In a neat little story arc so compact and fast-paced it could have been edited by producers of a reality show, Donald Trump's time as Republican frontrunner for the 2012 election appears to have come to an end.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 1:40pm

What Boehner Wants: Trillions in Cuts, New GOP Candidates

House Speaker John Boehner says that Republicans will block raising the debt ceiling unless the White House offers spending cuts bigger than the amount the debt ceiling is raised--meaning trillions of dollars.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 1:40pm

Romney's First Big 2012 Moment: A Health Care Speech

Mitt Romney is preparing for what's been deemed the first big moment for his low-key 2012 campaign.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 1:40pm

Crossroads Carpet Bombs NY 26

Amid fresh concerns over the tightening special election in New York's 26th District, American Crossroads announced it has reserved $650,000 worth of television time on behalf of Republican Jane Corwin.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 1:40pm

PICTURES: House Members Seeking Senate Seats

Dean Heller, who had planned to run for Senate in Nevada, has been given the gift of incumbency, a rare thing for a member of the House seeking to join the upper chamber. Find out who else from the House is seeking to make the same move in 2012.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 1:40pm

PICTURES: Fore! Top Golfers in Washington

Despite being criticized for spending too much time on the green, President Obama doesn’t even come close to topping Golf Digest’s latest ranking of the 150 top golfers in Washington. Obama’s handicap of 17 lands him at 108th, behind both Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 12:40pm

Today's e-Reads: Why Microsoft Wants Skype; Google Music?

Some question whether Microsoft might ruin Skype, Apple outpaces Google in the popularity contest of brand value, and one senator worries whether AT&T wants some government cash.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 12:40pm

PICTURES: Recent Attempts at Immigration Reform

Immigration has been a hot-button issue in the U.S. for more than a century. As President Obama prepares to make an address on immigration reform in Texas, here’s a look back at some notable attempts at immigration reform in the past few years.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 12:40pm

Russia Calls for Common Ground With U.S. on Missile Shield

Russia's general staff chief, Gen. Nikolai Makarov, on Friday urged the United States to seek common ground with Moscow on missile defense, Reuters reported.

Posted: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 12:40pm