Mitt Romney laid claim to the fiercely contested Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night with a fistful of primary triumphs, then urged all who struggle in a shaky U.S. economy to "hold on a little longer, a better America begins tonight."
The former aide was the first witness called by federal prosecutors Monday following opening statements in Edwards' criminal trial, which is being held in Greensboro, N.C.
President Barack Obama is hauling in about $1 million for his campaign and for Democratic Party groups.
Mitt Romney has tapped a longtime adviser to begin his search for a vice presidential candidate.
"It was the wrong thing to say," Obama told WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio. Criticism of candidates' spouses should be out of bounds, he added.
From obscure former senator driving a pickup truck across Iowa, Rick Santorum made a surprising - he calls it miraculous - leap to become the most formidable threat to Mitt Romney's march to the Republican nomination.
The day after Easter made for another quiet day on the presidential campaign trail. Of the four Republicans in the race, only Newt Gingrich kept a public schedule.
Even some members who support other candidates begrudgingly say the math doesn't add up for anyone but the former Massachusetts governor.
The nation's steady-but-modest job growth presents political challenges for both of November's all-but-certain presidential rivals.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum met privately with conservative leaders on Thursday to craft plans to try to stop Mitt Romney's march to the nomination.
Republicans considered to be up-and-comers are scrambling to declare a lack of interest in becoming Mitt Romney's running mate, taking themselves off the still-forming short list of would-be vice presidents.
President Barack Obama invoked the theory this week to criticize his likely Republican presidential challenger, Mitt Romney, for embracing a new House GOP budget-slashing plan.
President Barack Obama on Monday issued a rare, direct challenge to the Supreme Court to uphold his historic health care overhaul.
As Mitt Romney looked for a sweep in Tuesday's three Republican primaries to tighten his grip on the party's nomination, President Barack Obama criticized the GOP front-runner by name in a campaign ad for the first time, signaling that he too thinks the nomination race is all but over.
President Barack Obama's administration launched a multi-pronged assault on Mitt Romney's values and foreign policy credentials Sunday.