Washington (CNN) – Often, a person's body language says more than words.
That appeared true Tuesday afternoon when Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell forced a big smile instead of responding to a CNN question about Mitt Romney's weekend comments criticizing fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill.
Washington (CNN) – As part of an $8.1 million ad buy beginning Wednesday, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has bought $361,000 worth of spots in Wisconsin, according to a Democratic source tracking ad buys.
The Romney buy, which will run through next Tuesday, also includes spots in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia in addition to Wisconsin, the source told CNN.
(CNN) – The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 70 points Tuesday, a 5-year high. The S&P gained 0.3%, and the Nasdaq ended flat.
(CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan begins running TV commercials Wednesday in his congressional district in Wisconsin as he seeks an eighth term in the House.
It's a race that the Republican vice presidential nominee wants to win, but a term that he hopes that he won't have to serve.
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Washington (CNN) - The presidential debates: They're the next big thing in the race for the White House.
So which candidate will have the upper hand in next month's showdowns?
Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - For Democrats who gathered at their convention in the swing state of North Carolina, the high glitz extravaganza watched by millions on television was a partisan infomercial that has paid off, for the moment, in energizing their voters.
For Republicans who convened in the battleground state of Florida, the impact on the party faithful of their event has waned.
Reno, Nevada (CNN) - On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Mitt Romney told National Guardsmen they were needed "now as much as ever before" to protect America in an uncertain and turbulent world.
The GOP presidential nominee marked the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks with a speech to the National Guard Association of the United States in Reno Tuesday, where he recalled the horror he felt that day and laid out his views on ensuring an "American century."
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (CNN) - On the anniversary of 9/11 Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan came to Wisconsin to meet with first responders and troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The seven-term congressman returned to his home state Tuesday after a five-day West Coast campaign swing. Shortly after he landed in Milwaukee Ryan met with members of the 128th Air Refueling Wing of the Wisconsin Air National Guard, many whom have served a number of tours in the Middle East since the Sept. 11 attacks occurred 11 years ago.
Washington (CNN) – House Speaker John Boehner said he's "not confident at all" that Congress can reach a budget deal to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff" at the end of this year.
On Tuesday morning Moody's, a credit rating agency, released a report threatening to lower the U.S. government's AAA credit rating if Congress didn't agree to a major deficit reduction package. Asked by CNN how confident he was that congressional negotiators could avoid that action Boehner replied, "I'm not confident at all."