New York (CNNMoney) - President Barack Obama and Oval Office hopefuls Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney have all released at least one year of tax returns. And they all gave big money to charity.
But their donation patterns differ substantially, and in some cases provide a window into the candidate's political priorities.FULL STORY
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - What Would Jesus ... Deduct?
President Obama offered a new line of reasoning for hiking taxes on the rich on Thursday, saying at the National Prayer Breakfast that his policy proposals are shaped by his religious beliefs.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Above all else, the Romney campaign has one ethos: Our candidate will fix the economy.
But on some of the toughest economic challenges of the day - housing, taxes and spending - Mitt Romney's economic plan is missing key policy details.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - When President Obama delivers his third, and possibly final, State of the Union address Tuesday, will the economy be issue no. 1?
Probably. If past speeches are any indication, the economy will be mentioned early and often.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Look out budget wonks, Newt Gingrich is comin' for you.
The former Speaker of the House labeled the Congressional Budget Office a "reactionary socialist institution" during a speech on Social Security reform in New Hampshire on Monday.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - More criminals on the street. Fewer border guards. More instances of food poisoning and less reliable weather forecasts.
Sound like fun? These scenarios - and more like them - could play out if the so-called super committee fails, according to a paper by centrist Democratic think tank Third Way.FULL STORY