Amy Brighton from Medina, Ohio, who opposes the new health care law, rallies in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
March 29, 2012 The law known as "Obamacare," now in the hands of the Supreme Court, might have become anathema to all Republicans, but the ideas at its heart were meant to be a moderate, practical answer to the pressure for more government involvement.
March 28, 2012 The Supreme Court was in the third and final day of oral arguments on the health-care law... Newt Gingrich cut a third of his campaign staff as he focused on a convention strategy... New Florida laws have discouraged voter-registration.
March 27, 2012 The Supreme Court moved to take on the heart of the debate over the new health-care law's constitutionality... President Obama used humor to downplay a candid remark about missile-defense that was caught on an open mic... The EPA was expected to issue new rules to limit greenhouse gases from new power plants.
March 26, 2012 Republicans sought to capitalize on President Obama's candid moment, caught on an open mic, with Russian president Dmitri Medvedev, by accusing the president of having all sorts of secret plans he intends to roll out after the election.
March 26, 2012 Supreme Court arguments began on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act... Obama told his Russian counterpart that he would have "more flexibility" on missile defense after his re-election... Santorum's decisive win Saturday in Louisiana's GOP primary did little to reset the race.
March 23, 2012 The trailer depicts a dystopian future where everything bad that can happen does, save for Hunger Games-like fights to the death between teens. Actually, that's an exaggeration. The future horrors in an Obama second term are all the common GOP bill of particulars against him: high gas prices and jobless rates, the loss of religious freedom, Iranian appeasement, in short the usual suspects.
March 23, 2012 President Obama made his first public comments Friday about the Trayvon Martin shooting, which opened him up to approval and suspicion in this racially and politically polarized nation.
March 23, 2012 "When I think about that boy, I think about my own kids" and that "if I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," President Obama said when asked about the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and the discussion it has reignited about race relations.
March 23, 2012 Obama will nominate Dartmouth's president to head the World Bank... Friday is the second anniversary of Obama's signing the Affordable Care Act into law... Mitt Romney met Thursday with congressional Republicans to vow he would repeal the health law and say he was running to save the nation.
President Obama announces support for building an oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas, Thursday in Cushing, Okla.
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March 22, 2012 President Obama visited Oklahoma for the first time since taking office and announced an executive order to speed up review of a U.S.-only portion of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. His announcement came as Republicans criticized his administration over rising gas prices.
March 22, 2012 Obama continued to defend his energy policies... Romney dealt with fallout from an aide's ill-advised simile... The House Budget Committee approved Rep. Paul Ryan's controversial budget plan.
A driver pumps gas into his Toyota Prius hybrid at a gas station in Sunnyvale, Calif., in 2007.
March 21, 2012 Republicans are attacking President Obama and his team for allegedly saying they wanted energy prices to go up. The president scoffs at the charge. But some environmentalists say higher energy prices would be a good thing because they would spur the development of alternative technologies.
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March 21, 2012 Illinois, with its more upscale, well-educated and moderate Republicans, especially in the counties surrounding Chicago, was always favorable political terrain for Mitt Romney. It was no surprise that he won, but the margin was impressive. And he also showed strength among voters he has had trouble courting.
March 20, 2012 "I want the Iranian people to know that America seeks a dialogue to hear your views and understand your aspirations," he says in video marking Nowruz.
March 19, 2012 Mitt Romney handily won the Puerto Rico primary after Rick Santorum turned off many voters with a comment about English needing to be the island's official language. Romney and Santorum next were taking their battle for GOP delegates to Illinois where the former Massachusetts governor had a lead in polls but where the GOP party's shift to the right made predicting the outcome difficult...
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