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Serious Obama defends his policies on "Daily Show"

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama targeted young voters on Wednesday with a robust defense of his policies and promises in an appearance on the popular comedy program “The Daily…

Obama finds Jon Stewart show is nothing to laugh about

Obama finds Jon Stewart show is nothing to laugh about

President Barack Obama apparently thinks politics is no laughing matter, even when he’s staring down a comedian. Obama barely cracked any jokes during an appearance Wednesday on “The Daily Show”…

Wall St reform architect Frank fights for survival

BOSTON (Reuters) – Representative Barney Frank, the outspoken, witty Democrat closely tied to the 2008 U.S. bank bailout, faces a tough re-election battle after 15 terms in office at a…

Great campaign stunt: Trot out the kids

Great campaign stunt: Trot out the kids

With just days to go before the election, here come the kids. Florida Senate candidate Marco Rubio‘s children think their dad is a great guy. In Colorado, Sen. Michael Bennet‘s…

Contractors brace for austerity

Some of the biggest government contracting companies face significant drops in spending. Read the full story from Politico…

Corporate profits’ big climb

Does Obama deserve credit for the fact that corporate profits have risen extraordinarily quickly? Read the full story from Politico…

Whether heads or tails, Pimco wins

‘It seems like every decision that the government makes…makes Bill Gross richer,” one analyst said. Read the full story from Politico…

Congress may decide royalty fight

Lawmakers had previously asked broadcasters and the music industry to work things out themselves. Read the full story from Politico…

Can Stewart and Colbert save us?

Simon says we need campaign salvation. Read the full story from Politico…

Resolving the Joe Barton problem

GOP leaders aren’t sure where to put the Texas legislator or what he’d accept. Read the full story from Politico…