| May 30, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Mitt Romney hit his party's "magic number" on Tuesday, unofficially clinching the Republican presidential nomination in a race he entered as the front-runner and has had to himself for weeks.
Romney led the pack when he announced his second run for the...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Now, it's official. Newt Gingrich, a former Georgia congressman who became the first Republican speaker of the House in decades in 1995, announced Wednesday afternoon his candidacy for president in 2012.
"I believe we can return America to hope and...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Trevor Potter is an unlikely repeat guest for a late-night comedy show. As the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, the courtly Washington lawyer is a leading expert on campaign finance law — not the kind of material that generates...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Mitt Romney will not participate in the Iowa straw poll this summer, a possible sign that he will not make a full-fledged effort to win that state's leadoff nominating contests in 2012.
In a statement issued Thursday evening, Romney's campaign said it...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 5:51 AM
Does Herman Cain have nine lives? His "9-9-9" plan was sharply criticized in the last GOP debate; his foreign policy statements are increasingly raising eyebrows. And of course, he's at the center of a media firestorm over the revelation of sexual...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:54 PM
A gathering of GOP presidential candidates on Saturday was unlike any other this year, when instead of finger-pointing and slashing at one another's records, they told deeply personal tales about faith, family and failures that left half of the six...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:04 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rick Santorum finished the Iowa Republican caucuses 34 votes ahead of Mitt Romney, but results from several precincts are missing and the full actual results may never be known, according to a final certified tally released Thursday by...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 7:01 AM
Just days after a "disastrous" interview on the network, Mitt Romney was back on Fox News Channel on Friday (see video below), armed with fresh attacks on his new chief rival, Newt Gingrich.
Thursday night, the former House speaker told ABC News that...
| 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 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...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Newt Gingrich, greeting voters Tuesday morning as polls predict that he will lose the Florida primary decisively to rival Mitt Romney, said he anticipates a protracted battle for the GOP nomination.
"This is a long way from being over," he said, as he...