| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:49 PM
A payroll tax cut package engineered by House Speaker John A. Boehner was overwhelmingly approved by Republicans despite a veto threat from President Obama, escalating a year-end showdown over extending the benefit for 160 million American workers....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:09 AM
No more Mr. Nice Newt.
As he girds for what is expected to be a disappointing showing in tonight's Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is lashing out, calling rival Mitt Romney a "liar" responsible for negative ads that sunk...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:31 AM
With lines like this, just think about what Mitt Romney has saved for Thursday night's debate.
With the holidays rapidly approaching and the first votes set to be cast shortly after, the former Massachusetts governor seems eager to make up ground on Newt...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 8:05 PM
The GOP candidates who are struggling to make a mark in the presidential race gathered in Des Moines on Friday night to press their case before committed Republican activists who will decide their fate in 60 days, when Iowans hold their first-in-the-...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:55 PM
Mitt Romney argued Tuesday that he'd be the best Republican candidate to take on President Obama next fall, saying the party needs to do better than a "lifelong politician" like Newt Gingrich.
Romney has long enjoyed skirmishing with President Obama as...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:02 AM
With polls tightening in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich sparred over their private sector experience Monday as they campaigned less than 20 miles apart, each insisting that they would ultimately become the Republican presidential nominee....
| 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...