| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:29 AM
One of the remarkable aspects of Newt Gingrich's surge in Iowa -- and nationally, for that matter -- is how he's done it on a shoestring budget and limited campaign infrastructure.
But now, Gingrich is launching his first paid advertisment of the...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Donald Trump plans to announce his support for GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney on Thursday, a source close to the Romney campaign confirms.
The real estate mogul and outsized media personality is set to make an official announcement of his endorsement...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 3:24 PM
While reiterating his determination to run a positive campaign, Newt Gingrich took a veiled swipe at Mitt Romney over an attack ad now airing in Iowa, where voting in the Republican presidential contest is less than three weeks away.
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Is it too late to fire the moderator?
Two more Republican candidates -- Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry -- said thanks but no thanks to an invitation to participate in an Iowa debate managed by real estate mogul Donald Trump.
The Dec. 27 affair has...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:18 PM
In a forerunner of what some Republicans expected to be a recurring event over the next 20 days, about a dozen protesters from the Occupy movement disrupted the start of a campaign appearance by Newt Gingrich at the University of Iowa on Wednesday.
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:04 PM
For more than a generation, abortion has been a litmus test in American politics. Democrats, in the main, support legalized abortion. Republicans, for the most part, are opposed.
So when four of the GOP presidential hopefuls appeared Wednesday night at a...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:50 AM
The race for votes has suddenly become a politically themed version of "The Voice."
First, President Obama demonstrated some surprising singing talent when he covered a bit of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at a New York fundraiser. It instantly went...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 2:42 PM
In endorsing Mitt Romney for president, Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk contended today that rival Newt Gingrich was “brilliant” but didn’t always have good ideas and Ron Paul was proposing a dangerous isolationist foreign policy strategy...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Mitt Romney has claimed a narrow lead over Ron Paul in Iowa, according to a new CNN/Time poll. But it is Rick Santorum who may be showing the most momentum with just days left before the caucuses.
Much of the movement is driven by a collapse in support...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:47 AM
If history is any guide, Mitt Romney is a sure thing to win his party's nomination for president.
Romney has opened up the widest advantage to date over his Republican rivals in a nationwide Gallup survey, and for the first time has the support of more...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
As Newt Gingrich was holding a news conference in Las Vegas on Saturday night to discuss the way forward for his campaign after another Mitt Romney victory, an alternate reality was playing out on the eighth-floor stage of "Saturday Night Live," a...