(CNN) – A major Wisconsin newspaper which has a tendency to back Democratic candidates offered a hesitant endorsement of Mitt Romney on Saturday, calling him the "clear choice in an uninspired – and now dwindling – field."
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel suggested Romney would benefit by shifting his positions on climate change, immigration, and taxes, and said his "moderate impulses" offer a level of promise.
(CNN) – First lady Michelle Obama continues to take Hollywood by storm. She’s appeared with David Letterman, Jay Leno and Ellen DeGeneres in recent months - and Saturday, she made her first-ever live appearance on Nickelodeon’s Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles.
Obama was on hand to present "The Big Help Award" to country pop singer Taylor Swift for Swift's work helping tornado and flood victims.FULL STORY
(CNN) - It's no April Fool's Day joke come early.
It’s a personalized e-mail from President Barack Obama, with the subject line, "hey."
Fitchburg, Wisconsin (CNN) – Sounding a confident note, on Saturday Mitt Romney predicted he would win Tuesday’s Wisconsin’s primary – a contest some see as pivotal in helping him all but end the GOP nomination fight.
The Republican candidate was in Fitchburg speaking to volunteers for the state’s embattled governor, Scott Walker, who is facing a recall effort.
(CNN) – Call it a proxy war for their more significant differences: a volley of press releases from the political forces supporting President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
It began with a Thursday report that Romney's former financial firm allowed employees to buy a special type of stock in companies owned by the firm and include that stock in their retirement portfolios.
(CNN) – The three leading GOP presidential hopefuls have their disagreements, but on Saturday rallied around the role of Wisconsin, and faith voters there, in their party’s primary.
Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich described the 2012 contest as pivotal, and the Obama administration as antithetical to religious freedom at an event held by the Wisconsin Faith & Freedom Coalition.
(CNN) – Your guide to where the race stands for the Republican presidential nomination:
GOP delegate estimate (as of 3/31/2012):
- Mitt Romney: 571
- Rick Santorum: 264
- Newt Gingrich: 137
- Ron Paul: 71
Needed to clinch GOP nomination: 1,144
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(CNN) – Democrats and Republicans addressed struggles facing middle-class families during their weekly addresses Saturday following a busy week dominated by Supreme Court judges’ arguments on health care.
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, spoke about proposals to help middle-class families, urging the opposing party to join theirs to find solutions.
(CNN) – Whether Mitt Romney's campaign is counting down in days or hours to Tuesday's primary in Wisconsin, it isn't wasting either of them.
Romney and his latest high-profile endorser, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, talked entitlement reform in a Friday night television interview.
Green Bay, Wisconsin (CNN) – One day after it was revealed that Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney recently held a "secret" meeting, the former House speaker publicly divulged the "essence" of private conversations he's had with Romney and Rick Santorum.
On Friday, Gingrich did not specifically answer what he and Romney discussed in a private meeting last weekend in Louisiana. Instead, Gingrich told reporters at his Green Bay, Wisconsin, headquarters that he, Romney and Santorum have chatted and have made a broad political agreement.