July 20, 2012 The Boston Globe is reporting new details about Mitt Romney's lingering ties to his private equity firm, Bain Capital, after he left Boston to run the Winter Olympics. The Globe cites interviews and public records in saying that Romney was "not merely an absentee owner" between 1999 and 2002.
July 9, 2012 Over the past 18 months, the GOP-controlled House has taken 30 floor votes to try to repeal the health care law. The first attempt came on Jan. 19, 2011 just two weeks after the GOP took control of the House. On Monday, a House panel takes up another bill to repeal the law.
June 4, 2012 Under California's new system, the top two finishers in the primary move on to the general election, regardless of party. Backers hope this system will favor moderates. It could be years before it's clear if that's true, but the system is already changing how political operatives work.