| Dec 11, 2011
| 3:45 PM
A day after the GOP candidates met for a fiery debate in Des Moines, Mitt Romney shrugged off criticism of the $10,000 bet he tried to make with Rick Perry on Saturday night.
Romney did not mention what was widely viewed as a damaging gaffe during a...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 11:28 AM
There will be no boardroom, and no one will get fired. But those who say the Republican primary race has been something of a reality show have new evidence in the announcement that Donald Trump has signed up to host a debate planned in Iowa, just a week...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:51 AM
The Family Leader, a leading group of conservatives hoping to play kingmaker in the Iowa caucuses, announced Tuesday that it had narrowed its endorsement choice to four of the Republican presidential hopefuls: Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:03 PM
It would have been huge. But Donald Trump has bigger plans than to moderate a presidential debate -- perhaps to participate in one as a candidate.
That's Trump's excuse for bowing out of the Dec. 27 forum hosted by Newsmax and Ion Television, which had...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:47 AM
With polls showing Ron Paul within striking distance of Newt Gingrich in Iowa and climbing in New Hampshire, the Texas congressman told reporters Wednesday that his campaign's momentum was building at just the right moment and said his rise was...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Newt Gingrich had a net worth of at least $6.7 million and income of at least $2.6 million in 2010, according to financial disclosure forms that were released Monday.
That’s a considerable jump from 2006, when financial disclosures filed by...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 12:08 PM
Former President George H.W. Bush is calling Mitt Romney the Republican Party's "best choice" in the 2012 race, the latest and perhaps most prominent statement of support for the former Massachusetts governor from the GOP establishment.
Bush, in an...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Can Rick Perry laugh his way back into contention? His campaign seems to think it can't hurt, adding a pair of comedy shows to his itinerary as part of a sudden media blitz aimed at minimizing the damage from his 53-second debate lapse.
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:56 AM
The New Hampshire Union Leader, a powerful voice in the early voting state, endorsed Newt Gingrich in the Republican presidential primary Sunday, saying the nation needs his "innovative, forward-looking strategy and positive leadership."
| Dec 20, 2011
| 9:56 AM
The Family Leader, an influential political organization among the religious voters who dominate the Iowa caucuses, is not endorsing a candidate in the presidential contest, but two prominent evangelical leaders backed Rick Santorum on Tuesday.
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Newt Gingrich, who loves a good historical allusion, is struggling with his better angels.
Over the last week, the GOP presidential candidate has vowed to wage a "relentlessly positive campaign," and has sworn to disavow any outside groups that go...