| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Is Sarah Palin flirting with the presidential race again? Might Jeb Bush be the GOP's white knight? And shouldn't Democrats give Hillary Rodham Clinton another chance?
'Tis the season. The silly season, that is, at least as far as the race for the...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Jon Huntsman became the first Republican candidate to snub a planned GOP candidates' debate moderated by Donald Trump, with his campaign saying Republicans deserve "a serious discussion of the issues."
With that jab at what is already being called "'...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 2:54 PM
President Obama can't show enough love for the Jewish vote – er, community.
With his approval rating among Jews down 20 points from his showing in the 2008 election -- and with Republicans eager to exploit Jewish anxieties about Obama's...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Mitt Romney isn't the only candidate with a healthcare problem in the GOP primary.
One-time front-runner Rick Perry, in part of a furious bid to make up ground before the Iowa caucuses, is linking Newt Gingrich to Romney and President Obama in a new...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:29 AM
Former Sen. Rick Santorum said there's good reason why he's talking a lot more about foreign policy than other Republican candidates.
"Because I believe that there's a very good chance that by next election day, the national security issues in this...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:52 AM
With the final Republican presidential debate of 2011 now in the books, we can declare a clear winner: Mitt Romney.
That is, in face time at least.
A new study from the University of Minnesota's "Smart Politics" project found Romney bested the rest of...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:16 AM
Speaking for the Obama campaign on a conference call to discuss Republicans' position on illegal immigration, a Texas congressman called Mitt Romney's hard-line stance "incredibly perplexing" because of attacks he's faced for his Mormon faith.
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:28 AM
A new poll suggests that Mitt Romney's faith could play a role in the 2012 Republican nominating race, with a sizable portion of respondents saying they believe that Mormonism is a non-Christian faith.
The survey from the Pew Research Center for the...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Pennsylvania voters want President Obama replaced, but are not sold on the list of Republican successors they have to choose from.
More than half, 51%, believe Obama does not deserve to be reelected, compared with 41% who do, according to a Morning Call/...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 8:00 PM
With Newt Gingrich as their common target, the Republican presidential hopefuls piled on the new party front-runner in a lively debate Saturday night, jabbing him over his political consistency, the sturdiness of his character and the plausibility of...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 12:43 PM
Herman Cain continues to place ahead of most of his Republican rivals, with primary voters largely dismissing allegations of sexual harassment against the presidential hopeful, new polling shows.
A new USA Today/Gallup survey shows Cain tied with Mitt...