| Dec 11, 2011
| 4:01 PM
His approval ratings are largely stagnant and his prospects for reelection in doubt. But President Obama says it's all to be expected.
"We've gone through an incredibly difficult time in this country. And I would be surprised if the American people...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Jon Huntsman suggested Tuesday that Herman Cain's personal saga is hurting the entire field of Republican presidential hopefuls, and that the former restaurant executive is right to reconsider his candidacy.
Speaking with the Boston Globe, the former...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:34 AM
As Mitt Romney increasingly mixes it up with his primary rivals, he's unleashing Chris Christie to help take on the competition.
The New Jersey governor was on the campaign trail for Romney in Florida on Thursday, and had some choice words for his new...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:34 PM
The Republican presidential contenders have avoided saying much of anything about the accusations of sexual harassment lodged against Herman Cain over the last week. But several of the candidates seemed to be seeking a new level of distance from the...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:51 PM
For President Obama, there's good and bad news when it comes to the fast-growing Latino vote and its role in the 2012 presidential race.
Obama captured two-thirds of the Latino vote in 2008, but he faces a distinct enthusiasm gap heading into his...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Mitt Romney on Wednesday defended his new campaign ad that takes President Obama's words out of context, saying there was "no hidden effort" to mislead voters.
The Romney campaign ad, which began airing in New Hampshire on Tuesday, uses footage from an...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 5:26 PM
The most influential Iowa newspaper endorsed Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, saying the former Massachusetts governor offered "sobriety, wisdom and judgment."
The Des Moines Register's editorial board, which endorsed Romney's arch...
| 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...
| 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...