| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:49 AM
A squeaker of an Iowa victory behind him, a smiling Mitt Romney jetted to New Hampshire insisting that his staying power sets him apart from caucus runners-up Rick Santorum and Ron Paul and the rest of the GOP presidential field. Michele Bachmann...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:22 AM
The ACLU and two of Virginia's top Republicans are on the same side when it comes to the party's presidential primary loyalty oath.
Thursday afternoon, the Virginia Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union joined Governor Bob McDonnell and...
| Apr 11, 2012
The race for the Republican presidential nomination has been over for some time, and now Rick Santorum has finally admitted it -- and let it be over. At last. He's run a strong race, and is to be congratulated on it. He just ran too long.
Now this losing...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:37 AM
In the spring of 1980, the race for the Republican presidential nomination got nasty. The front-runner, Ronald Reagan, said his main challenger,George H.W. Bush, wasn't a real conservative. Mr. Bush went on the attack, accusing Mr. Reagan of peddling...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Washington -- A Democratic strategist apologized Thursday for a comment questioning Ann Romney's qualifications to advise her husband on women's economic issues, while the Romney campaign sought to exploit the controversy to help fix a gender gap...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 2:16 PM
A loyalty oath in Virginia’s presidential primary drew more opposition today from unlikely allies: the state’s top Republican elected officials and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Governor Bob McDonnell joined Lieutenant Governor Bill...
| Jan 9, 2012
After what seemed an eternity of debates, the New Hampshire primary has whirred into life. Like a great creaky old grandfather clock striking the hour -- a reminder not only of passing time but that the grand old thing still has life in it.
| Jan 12, 2012
| 5:46 AM
SOUTH CAROLINA -- Mitt Romney arrived Wednesday in South Carolina as the clear front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, while his rivals campaigned across the state to try to halt the former Massachusetts governor's momentum after his...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:08 PM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, adding to a first-place finish in last week's Iowa caucuses and establishing himself as the man to beat for the Republican presidential...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many of Mitt Romney's presidential challengers are having trouble fulfilling a fundamental requirement of running for public office: getting on the ballot.
Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman have all failed to...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich recently offered to attend an NAACP convention to explain why African-Americans "should demand paychecks instead of food stamps." And he has described President Barack Obama as "the most successful food...