Aug 20, 2012 Shares of the insurance giant Aetna are looking awfully healthy this morning. Acquiring another insurer is likely providing a bit of a shot in the arm. It's the latest in a stream of health insurance mergers we've been charting -- many of them happening for the same reasons.
Aug 17, 2012 President Obama has launched a new campaign ad defending his record on Medicare. At the same time, of course, President Obama has attacked Romney's running mate Paul Ryan for his plans to cut Medicare.
Aug 14, 2012 Paul Ryan is the GOP's momentum changer -- or so they hope. But is he in tune with what Americans are concerned about in this election?
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Aug 14, 2012 The difference between power sharing at the head of the country, instead of at a company.
Aug 14, 2012 AFL-CIO super PAC goes after Romney and Ryan on coal and Medicare
Aug 13, 2012 Political stars have a way of driving business. What impact will Paul Ryan’s passion for fitness and outdoor activities have in the marketplace?
Aug 13, 2012 RNC, nonprofit group introduce 'America's Comeback Team'
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Aug 13, 2012 Republican veep pick Paul Ryan a name for himself by proposing deep cuts in the federal budget. Will his focus on budget issues play well in November?
Aug 13, 2012 Politico's Glenn Thrush says Mitt Romney chose to roll the dice with Paul Ryan as his vice president pick because he's betting that voters are craving "substance" and more adult conversations about the deficit and budgets.