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Big business endangers American capitalism, but the problem can be eliminated by closing tax loopholes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's new promise to restore the Medicare cuts made by President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law could backfire if he's elected.
Rand Paul has now endorsed both Romney and his VP pick, but his father has backed neither.
It's an argument over whose massive cut is deeper.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — One of the leading candidates in the upcoming Dutch national elections said he would not feel bound by Europe's rule to keep budget deficits within a certain limit if elected prime minister.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney found a running mate wealthier than most of us. Although not nearly as rich as Romney, Rep. Paul Ryan has a net worth of about $4.5 million and earned at least $344,000 last year, putting him in the top 5 percent of income earners. Most of his money comes from his marriage and inheritances.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Facing what is emerging as a defining issue, Mitt Romney running mate Paul Ryan on Wednesday invited debate over his controversial proposal to overhaul Medicare and predicted the GOP would win the argument.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Growing up quickly after his father's unexpected death, a young Paul Ryan found direction for his life at Ohio's Miami University. His interest in politics and economics — Republican and conservative — thrived during his four years on the small-town campus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending Vice President Joe Biden against criticism of his remarks that Republican repeal of Wall Street regulations would put voters "back in chains."
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just days ago, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stood with newly minted running mate Paul Ryan and promised a campaign focused on big ideas like "a positive governing agenda that will lead to economic growth."