| Nov 23, 2011
| 8:42 AM
And just like that, another GOP frontrunner is on the defensive after another debate. This time it's Newt Gingrich under the microscope after he seemed to advocate what critics call a form of amnesty for illegal immigrants.
The former House speaker...
| Jan 22, 2011
By one measure, the 2012 presidential campaign is off to a slow start.
No major candidate has officially jumped in, unlike four years ago, when nine White House hopefuls had declared their bids by the end of January 2007. Mindful that the first...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 1:44 PM
A growing list of Republican presidential hopefuls are threatening to boycott the Nevada caucuses, hoping to pressure the state GOP to change the date of the Jan. 14 contest to avoid forcing New Hampshire to move its primary into December.
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:40 AM
New Hampshire is still Mitt Romney country, but Herman Cain is rising fast, according to two new surveys of Republican voters in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
A poll released Monday from the Institutes of Politics at Harvard University and St....
| Dec 2, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Seated around a conference table in a nondescript suburban Virginia office building, a dozen Republican voters shed light on one of the continued mysteries of this election season: What ails Mitt Romney?
Veteran pollster Peter Hart asked an assistant...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Mitt Romney on Wednesday urged Republicans to choose their nominee carefully in 2012, saying Americans will want more than just a chance to unseat President Obama.
Speaking at the Republican Jewish Coalition Forum in Washington, Romney lambasted the...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:50 PM
The Donald Trump-moderated debate planned for Iowa at month's end may be missing one key ingredient: candidates.
Mitt Romney on Tuesday added his name to the list of Republican presidential hopefuls who are deciding against sharing a stage with the brash...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:49 PM
A payroll tax cut package engineered by House Speaker John A. Boehner was overwhelmingly approved by Republicans despite a veto threat from President Obama, escalating a year-end showdown over extending the benefit for 160 million American workers....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:09 AM
No more Mr. Nice Newt.
As he girds for what is expected to be a disappointing showing in tonight's Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is lashing out, calling rival Mitt Romney a "liar" responsible for negative ads that sunk...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:31 AM
With lines like this, just think about what Mitt Romney has saved for Thursday night's debate.
With the holidays rapidly approaching and the first votes set to be cast shortly after, the former Massachusetts governor seems eager to make up ground on Newt...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 8:05 PM
The GOP candidates who are struggling to make a mark in the presidential race gathered in Des Moines on Friday night to press their case before committed Republican activists who will decide their fate in 60 days, when Iowans hold their first-in-the-...