"If the goal is private sector growth, you've got to recognize that the best way to achieve that growth is to leave capital in the treasuries of the job creators," former President George W. Bush said this morning in New York. "If you raise taxes, in other words if you let the -- I wish they weren't called the 'Bush tax cuts.' If they're cal
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Bowing to the inevitable after an improbably resilient run for the White House, Rick Santorum quit the presidential race on Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination. "We made a decision over the weekend, that while this presidential race for us is over, for me, and we will suspend our c
Donald Trump on Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)'s budget proposal: ""It is catastrophic what he's done. If they lose, it will be the single biggest reason why the Republicans lost: the Ryan plan."
On CNBC's "Closing Bell" Maria Bartiromo asks Gene Sperling why the WH has not passed a budget (April 10, 2012).
"I want folks to get rich in this country ... But understand, the share of our national income going to the top one percent has climbed to levels we haven't seen since the 1920s," Mr. Obama said while speaking at Florida Atlantic University. "The folks who are benefiting from this are paying taxes at one of the lowest rates in 50 years."
"This has been a, a good day for me," Romney said at a rally in Delaware, as a large crowd cheered him on. "Sen. Santorum has decided not to proceed with his campaign."
If Mitt Romney is the GOP nominee, the nation’s first Mormon presidential nominee will be on the ballot against the country’s first African-American president. McKay Coppins of Buzzfeed talks about the possible scenario. (Mitchell Reports)
Ron Paul releases a new campaign ad for the Texas primary.
"Even then you knew that these moments would be fleeting, but you didn't really believe it because you were so in the moment of living with those boys, and it was pretty chaotic, and a lot of fun, but they were great times." - Ann Romney
"The mission is to get control of the Senate, maintain control of the House, and defeat Barack Obama. That means get behind the nominee, so yes, I’m ready to get behind the nominee," former candidate for president Herman Cain told FOX News this morning. "I have always said I will support whoever the nominee is, and it looks like Mitt Romney is
“I think people think the Buffett Rule is sort of budget pixie dust. If you do 'this,' we are going to fix our fiscal problems," Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
"We should not have a tax system where billionaires pay less than their secretaries. We have a tax system that’s rigged against the average person, rigged in favor of very wealthy and we need to fix that. And this Buffett rule will address that and most Americans would agree with that," Obama chief campaign adviser told MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
Conservative rising star Rep. Paul Ryan stopped just shy of saying he’d join Mitt Romney's ticket as VP, but the Wisconsin congressman offered full-throated support of the Republican frontrunner, NBC News reports
“You know, we’ve gotten kind of used to this sort of verbal tantrums from the president. To me it’s a little more petulance than presidential. “He’s trying to use this kind of rhetoric to distort away from his failed record," Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said about President Obama's social Darwinism and Trojan horse remarks.
The panel looks at the latest in the Wisconsin recall effort.
Laura Ingraham gives her take on the latest efforts to reach women voters.
The acting administrator of the General Services Administration taped an apology for the recent spending scandal.
Lawrence O'Donnell, Ezra Klein and Karen Finney discuss tax rates and the Buffett Rule.
Chris Matthews, Michael Steele and Chris Cillizza talk about the GOP base and Mitt Romney. Cillizza says that Mitt Romney's relationship with the GOP base is a lot like the Democratic base in the 2004 election.