As he moves closer to clinching the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney is facing fresh doubts about his commitment to core party principles after a top aide’s televised gaffe amplified critics’ charges that he is a political shape-shifter.
A misstep by a top adviser to Mitt Romney threatened to overshadow the Republican presidential candidate’s victory in the Illinois primary and a coveted endorsement from former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
Like many people in Mississippi, Kevin and Nanine Parker have felt the sting of a strong recession and a weak recovery. Now, no longer able to make ends meet, they’ve reluctantly applied for food stamps.
Bioethicist Art Caplan said his challenge to Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann for evidence that a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer caused mental retardation ended without Bachmann acknowledging it.
A top adviser to Tim Pawlenty’s campaign for the Republican presidential nomination apologized for citing “sex appeal” as one of the assets enjoyed by a rival for the White House, U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann of Minnesota.
Health plans will pay for expanded use of Merck & Co.’s Gardasil vaccine after a U.S. panel recommended it be given to boys to reduce transmission of a virus that causes cervical cancer, insurance executives said.