Republican sources say they're in a Catch-22 situation on how to reply to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's claims that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney went 10 years without paying taxes.
Republicans hammered Harry Reid Monday for allegations he made against Mitt Romney. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
A raucous news conference Thursday in Mitt Romney's home state of Massachusetts, with pro-Romney demonstrators trying to shout down campaigners for President Barack Obama criticizing the former governor, escalated the November election campaign more than five months before the voting.
Last week, the "Republican War on Women" morphed into the "Democrat War on Mommies." The shots that started both wars were fired by two commentators, Rush Limbaugh and Hilary Rosen. Whose words were worse?
The campaigns of President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney don't agree on much. But on one subject, officials from both sides are in sync.
David Axelrod tries to draw a line between President Obama and the GOP candidates saying Obama doesn't "lack empathy."
After his jobs bill sputtered in the Senate, President Barack Obama will use a trip this week to push lawmakers to pass every element of it in multiple bills, the White House said Sunday.
He's a motorcycle-riding Mormon who speaks fluent Mandarin, a soft-spoken father of seven with eclectic political connections.
Seriously. All you people on left and right, suspend your disbelief for one minute. Seriously.
President Barack Obama will file the official paperwork within weeks to begin collecting money for his re-election campaign in 2012, which will cost more than his successful 2008 run, top aide David Axelrod told CNN this week.
As he drove to a Dunkin' Donuts in Nashville early on Election Day 2000, Bill Daley's reputation for being the calmest guy in the middle of a crisis was being severely put to the test.
Howard Kurtz talks to Matt Lewis, Jon Aravosis and Julie Mason about liberal pundit reaction to the proposed tax deal.
House Democrats will allow a vote on the tax compromise reached by President Barack Obama and Republicans but will try to change the deal, especially an estate tax provision they believe is beneficial to the wealthy, one of their leaders said Sunday.
Candy and her team watch the other Sunday morning talk shows so you don't have to.
Here are some of the most quotable sound bites from the Sunday morning shows:
President Barack Obama's senior adviser ruled out any major changes to the tax package negotiated with Republicans, saying Sunday that it is time to move forward on a compromise that includes elements distasteful to each side.
David Axelrod, senior adviser, President Obama, responds to Democrats' reactions over extension of Bush-era tax cuts.
Two more members of the Obama administration economic team are on their way out, adding to a wave of departures in recent months.
The bottom line on the Bush-era tax cuts for the rich is that President Obama has not caved in on extending them -- yet. But check back next week when Congress returns for its lame-duck session.
President Obama discusses the Bush tax cuts while attending the G-20 summit in Seoul, South Korea.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin remembers sitting down for a meeting at the White House with the rest of the Democratic leadership a month ago, when President Obama promised he was blowing up his schedule to try to help keep control of Congress.
President Obama urges supporters to step up grass roots efforts to help get more Democrats to the polls on November 2.
President Obama asserts that Republicans have caused the financial crisis and hope voters will forget.
President Obama will wake up in Seattle on Thursday amid a four-day, multi-state tour aimed at propping up embattled Senate incumbents in Washington, California and Nevada.
White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod talks about midterm elections with CNN's John King.
President Obama embarks Wednesday on his longest campaign swing of the midterm election season, with top adviser David Axelrod saying that "nobody has as big a megaphone as the president" and that he plans to use it aggressively to lay out the stakes for November 2.
CNN's Candy Crowley grills White House adviser David Axelrod on the administration's stance on GOP spending groups.
White House Adviser David Axelrod talks to CNN's Candy Crowley about the prospect of tax cuts and next month's elections.
Bipartisanship is in the eye of the beholder, it seems, as Democrats and Republicans ponder how cooperation between them can improve after the upcoming congressional elections.
White House senior adviser David Axelrod is looking for a silver lining in expected Democratic losses in November's congressional elections.
Sorry, Mr. President. Nobody's listening.
The Obama administration opposes a moratorium on home foreclosures, but wants problems involving improper paperwork resolved as quickly as possible, senior adviser David Axelrod said Sunday.
Democrats and Republicans both say they want Bush-era tax cuts extended this year for most, if not all Americans. Then why has it been so hard to make it happen?
We watch all the Sunday political shows so you don't have to. The best soundbites from September 12, 2010.
A friend of mine used to be an investor in a football team. Among the reasons he eventually sold out: He was tired of hearing everybody he met, from his kid's math teacher to the guy at the car wash, tell him how to improve the team's performance.
Obama press secretary Robert Gibbs clarifies recent comments about Democrats' chances in November midterm elections.
With less than four months until this year's midterm Election Day, the Obama administration is defending its record in response to criticism from liberals and progressives who are increasingly saying the president has not been aggressive enough in pursuing their preferred agenda.
CNN's Jessica Yellin takes a look at polls showing President Obama is losing support among liberals and independents.
The Obama administration wants to boost the staggering U.S. economy by boosting exports and offering small-business tax credits, but the prospects for additional stimulus spending are weak, the president's top political adviser conceded Sunday.
Despite cynicism on both sides of the aisle that a broad overhaul of U.S. immigration laws will not happen this year, President Barack Obama continues to push for a bipartisan way forward on the issue, senior adviser David Axelrod said Sunday.
Top White House officials expressed confidence Friday that Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will earn the respect and votes of senators during her confirmation hearings, which begin next week.
Do you want to know more about Supreme Court Justice nominee Elena Kagan? CNN's Mary Snow talks with those in the know.
President Obama said Monday that federal officials are "gathering up facts" to help ensure that embattled oil giant BP fairly compensates people and businesses suffering losses.
How did an unknown candidate win the South Carolina Democratic Senate primary race? Jessica Yellin looks for answers.
BP began deploying pressure sensors on its ruptured undersea well in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday in an effort to fine-tune estimates of the worst oil spill in U.S. history, government and company officials said.
A county in Mississippi braces for the oil, but also waits for provisions to fight it. CNN's Reynolds Wolf reports.
President Barack Obama sent a weekend letter to congressional leaders seeking approval for previously proposed spending measures intended to protect the nation's economic recovery, but initial response Sunday was mixed.
CNN's Candy Crowley asks Sens. Lamar Alexander and Barbara Mikulski how Obama's student loan plan ties to health care.
We interrupt the Sunday programs with this just in: President Obama took a dark-of-night, secret journey to Afghanistan for talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and a salute to U.S. troops.
Obama senior adviser David Axelrod explains the president's decision to make 15 recess appointments.
A Republican-led effort to block President Obama's nominations for top federal jobs led to the 15 recess appointments announced by the White House, Obama's senior adviser said in an interview broadcast Sunday.
The top Republican in the House and a senior White House adviser on Sunday debated a plan for closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay and moving some of the terrorism suspects held there onto American soil.
The top Republican in the House says there's "no reason" to bring prisoners from Guantanamo Bay into the U.S.
Steve Hildebrand was one of the top advisers who helped put President Obama in office, but he has a stark warning for his old friends at the White House and on Capitol Hill.
A former Obama campaign official has some tough things to say, but says he's still a supporter. CNN's Ed Henry reports.
Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday did not rule out the possibility that accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four accused accomplices would be tried in New York.
Several senators announced legislation Tuesday that would cut off funding for the federal trial of alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four accused accomplices, saying the five should be tried in a military court.
No decision has been made on whether to change the current plan to hold the September 11 terrorist attack trial in a civilian court in lower Manhattan, White House officials said Sunday.
Democratic efforts to pass a health care bill have stalled a bit, and the immediate focus may be shifting toward health insurance reform instead of quickly trying to pass a comprehensive bill, White House officials signaled Sunday.
We are approaching the eve of Christmas and maybe in that spirit, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid morphed into Santa Claus, giving out presents to the little boys and girls who were naughty and (not so) nice this year.
Obama adviser David Axelrod tells John King that his administration is on the cusp of reforming health care.
The problematic intersection of health care and abortion politics will be highlighted again Monday as religious abortion rights supporters demand changes to reform legislation recently passed by the House of Representatives.
Wall Street needs to focus more on helping Main Street than self-enrichment, two of President Obama's top advisers said.
Michelle Obama gave an impassioned speech before the International Olympics Committee. President Obama traveled overseas -- in the middle of debates over health care and Afghanistan -- to make his personal pitch to bring the 2016 Olympics to his hometown.
The resignation of Obama administration figure Van Jones, following controversies over a petition he had signed and his comments about Republicans, did not come at the request of the president, the White House senior adviser said Sunday.
Five days after the 2008 presidential election, Steve Kroft of "60 Minutes" did a profile on "Obama's brain trust," four political veterans that he reported were the president-elect's most important team members: David Plouffe, Robert Gibbs, David Axelrod and Anita Dunn.
President Obama was aboard Air Force One over the Atlantic as this past Sunday's spinning, sparring and explaining played out. He has an increasingly ambitious overseas agenda at a telling time for his already crowded domestic portfolio.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he will deliver a major speech next week to lay out his plan for the country's peace and security.
David Axelrod, senior adviser to President Obama, speaks with CNN's John King about the president's speech in Egypt.
Senior White House adviser David Axelrod has called the 100-day benchmark an "odd custom, the journalistic equivalent of the Hallmark holiday.'' But where did the notion of a president's "First 100 Days" originate?
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he is focused on what's happening today, not in 2012.
It was another eventful Sunday, beginning with an early-morning wake-up call for the traveling President Obama.
It was another eventful Sunday, beginning with an early-morning wake-up call for the traveling President Obama.
When the White House first got wind of the executive bonuses at American International Group, the disbelief was palpable.
After initially vowing to unveil a new financial rescue package this coming week, senior officials in President Obama's administration now say the rollout date is being pushed back an extra week.
Have the Brits found the way to unclog a backed-up banking system?
President-elect Barack Obama will convene a meeting of his top economic advisers on Wednesday, his first full day in office, as the incoming president immediately tries to put the financial crisis at the center of his agenda, senior aides said.
Senior aides to President-elect Barack Obama say he will convene a meeting of his top economic advisers on Wednesday, his first full day in office, as the incoming president immediately tries to put the financial crisis at the center of his agenda.
Israeli airstrikes continue Sunday in the Palestinian town of Rafah on the Egyptian border of the Gaza Strip.
The president-elect's senior adviser said that while Barack Obama is monitoring the situation in Gaza closely, "the fact is that there is only one president at a time."
President-elect Barack Obama's top adviser insisted Sunday that Obama's economic plan would be big enough to handle the country's financial challenges, but he declined to speculate about how large the plan would need to be.
In the weekly Democratic radio address, President-elect Barack Obama outlines a plan to create 2.5 million jobs.
CNN's Campbell Brown talks about the challenges the vice presidential candidates face going into Thursday's debate.
Sen. Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will face off for their first and only debate in the presidential race Thursday night, an event pitting a political veteran against a political newcomer.
The vice presidential candidates are taking some time off the trail this week to prepare for their highly anticipated debate Thursday.
Sen. Barack Obama responded Friday to recent race card attacks by Sen. John McCain, saying it's a "typical pattern" for the Arizona senator's campaign.
A fight may be brewing over Sen. Hillary Clinton's verbal gaffe about the assassination of Robert Kennedy.
Sen. Hillary Clinton said Sunday some people are using her controversial reference to Robert F. Kennedy's assassination to suggest that she meant something "completely unthinkable."
Sen. Barack Obama has tied Sen. Hillary Clinton in the race for superdelegates, according to CNN's latest count.
Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign rejected suggestions Sunday that Sen. Hillary Clinton is staying in the race in hopes of brokering some kind of agreement with the likely Democratic nominee.
The race for the Democratic presidential nomination is "alive and well" and must continue, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Hillary Clinton began the race with all sorts of advantages, but she and her advisers never grasped how much had changed
The troubled road ahead for the man who wants to unite the country but first has to unite his fractured party
Geraldine Ferraro defended her controversial comment that Sen. Barack Obama's campaign was successful because he was black, telling an interviewer Tuesday that she was being attacked because she was white.
Hillary Clinton's attacks proved effective. Now he must decide if he will play by her rules
Obama's got the momentum, Clinton's got the Machine. Which force wins out may ultimately depend on the superdelegates
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton on Friday accused the camp of rival Sen. Barack Obama of politicizing the death of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
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