South Carolina Republicans made state Rep. Nikki Haley their first female gubernatorial nominee, handing her an easy victory in her primary runoff against U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett -- 65 percent to 35 percent.
Warned that time was running short to bolster the distressed
economy, congressional Republicans and Democrats reported agreement in
principle Thursday on a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry
I was the only reporter in the world to talk to embattled World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz on Wednesday. But it was the briefest "exclusive interview" I've ever had -- and I sort of dropped the ball.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Key House Republicans will introduce a Social Security reform bill this week that would give workers under 55 the option of creating individual investment accounts using money that would otherwise go towards the Social Security surplus.
Sen. Robert Bennett, the chief deputy majority whip and one of the wisest Republican heads in Washington, has quietly entered the Social Security maelstrom with a thoughtful compromise that puts his party at a crossroads.