(CNN) - Nebraska state Sen. Deb Fischer will win the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat, CNN projects, and will face the winner of the Democratic primary, former Sen. Bob Kerrey, in November. Sen. Ben Nelson, a Democrat, is retiring, leaving an open race.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney will win Oregon's Republican presidential primary, CNN projects.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama plans to deliver an acceptance speech on the night of the MTV Video Music Awards in September.
Obama's speech, however, won't be for a statuette of one of the moonmen.
Arlington, Virginia (CNN) - Ron Paul supporters have a plan.
As they doggedly work the Republican system from the ground up, electing more of their team as delegates to the Republican National Convention, they have a heavyweight plan that's markedly different from the rumors of convention subterfuge and the guess of simply getting their candidate to the podium.
(CNN) – Former Sen. Bob Kerrey will win the Democratic nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Nebraska, CNN projects. Sen. Ben Nelson, a Democrat, is retiring, leaving an open race.
(CNN) – Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will win Tuesday's Republican primary in Nebraska, CNN projects.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney continued his blitz against President Barack Obama over the federal deficit on Tuesday, signaling a GOP shift away from social issues and back to what Republicans consider the president's Achilles' heel: the economy.
The presumptive GOP presidential nominee gave a speech on government spending in the battleground state of Iowa, the same day as House Speaker John Boehner cautioned of another battle brewing in Congress over the national debt ceiling.
Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – In an appeal to middle America on Tuesday, Mitt Romney compared the national debt to a rapidly growing fire hurtling across a prairie.
The presumptive GOP nominee warned Iowa voters they cannot ignore the swelling "crisis of debt and spending that threatens what it means to be an American" during a speech at a hotel in Des Moines.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – The White House released documents Tuesday that show President Barack Obama and the first family hold assets valued at between $2.6 million and $8.3 million.
The disclosure forms, required by the Ethics in Government Act, show the president's largest asset, by far, is U.S. debt in the form of Treasury notes and bills. In total, the president has between $1.6 million and $6.3 million invested in Treasury debt.
CNN's GUT CHECK | for May 15, 2012 | 5 p.m.
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DEVELOPING… DEBT CEILING DÉJÀ VU: At the Peterson Foundation to Annual Fiscal Summit, Speaker John Boehner talks to CNN’s Erin Burnett about his “line in the sand”:
SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER IN HIS SPEECH AT THE SUMMIT: “When the time comes, I will again insist on my simple principle of cuts and reforms greater than the debt limit increase… If that means we have to do a series of stop-gap measures, so be it – but that's not the ideal.”