| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Recent letters to the editor misinterpret the results of the historic Wisconsin recall election ("Walker victory a harbinger of November elections," June 8). First, exit polls showed that 60 percent of Gov. Scott Walker's supporters did not feel a...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:28 AM
MEXICO CITY -- With 99.92% of election returns officially counted, Enrique Peņa Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election.
Peņa Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was ahead of runner-up Andres Manuel...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 10:06 AM
COLUMBIA, South Carolina --Newt Gingrich won Saturday's South Carolina GOP presidential primary, marking a stunning turnaround for a candidate who finished fourth in Iowa and New Hampshire and whose campaign had been left for dead -- again -- by observers...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:03 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich scrapped his way to victory in South Carolina on Saturday as voters in the conservative state rejected frontrunner Mitt Romney's pitch that he is the best bet to fix a broken...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:39 PM
Mitt Romney may have won a blowout victory in Florida's presidential primary, but Newt Gingrich is not about to concede defeat.
Sounding as though he had already wrapped up the nomination, Romney commended Gingrich and other rivals Tuesday night for a...
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:23 AM
With a caucus vote so close that the cable channels had to wait until all the votes were finally tallied at 2:34 a.m. Wednesday to declare a winner, Iowa was no place to be Tuesday night for media amateurs and ideologues.
Which is to say there was only...
| 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
| 5:13 PM
Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary, according to CNN projections after voters turned out in expected record numbers Tuesday in the second contest of the Republican presidential race.
The CNN projection, based on early results and exit poll data,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:35 AM
New Hampshire Republicans are practical people.
As I traveled around the state this past week, voters who said they supported Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary consistently offered two reasons for their choice.
One was Mr. Romney's resume:...