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.
Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Lanhee Chen, policy director for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's campaign, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, and former Representative Vin Weber of Minnesota participate in a panel discussion about fiscal policy.¶ Bloomberg's Peter Cook moderates the event sponsored by Bloomberg LP and Peterson G. Peterson Foundation at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. (Source: Bloomberg)
Mitt Romney is shunning the monetary policy views of one of his top advisers, Harvard University’s Greg Mankiw, who has expressed support for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and his record stimulus.
BAE Systems Plc’s U.S. unit has started briefing Pentagon officials on the company’s plan to merge with European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co. in an effort to preserve its security clearance for defense contracts, according to two people familiar with the talks.
Ever since Ronald Reagan, the Republican Party has moved steadily to the right. Yet in Tampa this week, for the seventh consecutive time, Republicans will nominate a mainstream presidential candidate after rejecting movement conservatives.