| Feb 2, 2012
Newt Gingrich says he's staying in the Republican presidential race all the way to the GOP convention in August, and that he's willing — even eager — to fight for the nomination on the convention floor. But does he have a chance?
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:52 AM
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- With former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney coming off his second straight victory, the race for the GOP presidential nomination heads to three states holding caucuses this week.
Romney's triumph Saturday in the Nevada caucuses,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 1:55 PM
A pack of rabid middle-of-the-roaders is lurking in the political underbrush, hoping to feast on the carcasses of our suicidally partisan Republican and Democratic national parties.
These "Americans Elect" dudes are attempting to create an Internet-based...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:01 AM
Detroit (CNN) -- A relieved Mitt Romney headed back to the campaign trail Wednesday after sweeping crucial primaries in Arizona and his childhood home of Michigan to revitalize his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
Romney needed to win...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Welcome to March Madness, the Republican version. The GOP final four -- Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul -- face the busiest primary day of 2012 next week on Super Tuesday, when voters in 10 states head to the polls or caucus sites....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:43 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Mitt Romney's showing in six states was not a super one for the Republican presidential hopeful, who failed to produce the convincing wins needed to demonstrate his ability to generate support among diehard conservatives.
It was best...
| Jul 7, 2011
President Obama faces an uphill struggle in his campaign for reelection next year. His job approval rating is stuck just below 50%. The unemployment rate appears likely to remain above 8% until election day. And, though it's too soon to mean much, early...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:33 AM
The fastest growing "religious" group in America is made up of people with no religion at all, according to a Pew survey showing that one in five Americans is not affiliated with any religion.
The number of these Americans has grown by 25% just in the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:17 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, handily defeated an effort by labor unions and Democratic activists to end his tenure early, surviving a recall contest that capped more than a year of political turmoil and deep division in...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Wisconsin’s embattled Republican governor, Scott Walker, has defeated an effort by labor unions and Democratic activists to end his tenure early, according to early results and exit polls.
The state has been a center of political controversy for...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Gov. Scott Walker beat back a fierce recall effort Tuesday, ending a bitter campaign and gaining the upper hand in an ideological struggle over budget slashing and union power in Wisconsin.
Democratic challenger Tom Barrett conceded the race shortly...