Ron Paul invokes Millard Fillmore.
Newt Gingrich claims to have paid 31% in federal income tax last year, double Mitt Romney’s rate.
Now that Rick Santorum has been announced the winner of the Iowa caucuses, Mitt Romney called it a “virtual tie.” On election night, when Romney had seemed to achieve a razor-thin victory, an aide said, “A win is a win.”
The Democratic National Convention has shortened its meeting to three days, presumably because all they need to do is nominate Barack Obama.
Cuba is considering civil unions for gays and lesbians.
A measure that seeks to ban Tennessee public schools from teaching about gay issues is once again before lawmakers.
Despite promises of spending cuts, this Congress has increased spending by 10%.