President Obama called congressional leaders back to the White House for another round of budget talks Monday, telling them during a testy meeting Sunday that they will gather daily until a deal is reached.
The failure to reach the “big deal” comes after House Republicans rejected the quiet diplomacy between Obama and House Speaker Boehner.
The economy could face a new jolt this year as benefit check run out.
Democrats are divided on whether to back GOP efforts to overturn a key element of Obamacare, the Independent Payment Advisory Board, which some Republicans label “the death panel.”
The White House plans to suspend or cancel hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Pakistan, amid concerns over whether that money is being well spent in the fight against militant groups inside the country’s borders.
Obama will huddle with Hispanics.
Sarah Palin tells Newsweek she can win the presidency, if that’s what she wants.
During Mitt Romney’s years as governor, Massachusetts ranked among the last in the nation in job creation, according to the Los Angeles Times. Republican presidential contender Tim Pawlenty says 2012 rival Michele Bachmann has a “nonexistent” record of accomplishment during her three terms in Congress.
Rick Perry’s Texas-based associates are reaching out to prominent operatives in South Carolina and other early nominating states to gauge interest in a potential candidacy.
And Rick Santorum says his fundraising is “very much at the low end.”