| Jun 3, 2011
| 11:26 AM
Weeks after launching his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has raised eyebrows among supporters and political observers by taking a vacation with his wife -- during the same week prominent religious...
| Jun 5, 2011
Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations.
Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Rick Santorum launched his White House bid from ancestral turf Monday, imploring an enthusiastic crowd of several hundred to join his fight.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this online article described Ron Paul as a former Texas...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Gov. Rick Perry, who has made economic populism the cornerstone of his political ambition in Texas, has jumped headfirst into America’s culture war as he ponders whether to run for president of the United States.
Perry has asked one...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 12:46 PM
Only weeks old, Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is on life support following the mass departure of his entire senior staff.
Gingrich's longtime aide, Rick Tyler, confirmed Thursday afternoon that he and other top aides had resigned.
"My idea of...
| 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...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Let's roll out the list. It includes, in no particular order of sluttishness: Kwame Kilpatrick; Jesse Jackson; James McGreevey; Ted Haggard; Gary Condit; Mark Sanford; John Edwards; Bill Clinton; Newt Gingrich; Rudy Giuliani; Eliot Spitzer; Antonio...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 6:00 AM
A perpetually fact-challenged writer from Silver Spring is asserting that Obama's re-election would be a disaster ("Obama's re-election in 2012 would be a disaster," June 9).
I got the same sort of mindless screed against President Obama from friends...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 3:16 PM
While the presidential campaign hasn't officially started, Mitt Romney leads the pack in pre-campaign fundraising by a handful of potential Republican presidential contenders, according to records filed with the Federal Election Commission.
| Apr 1, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will be campaigning in Western Maryland ahead of Tuesday's primary.
Gingrich is scheduled to hold a rally at the Frederick Motor Company at 11 a.m. Monday and to speak at Hood College at 2 p.m.