| Dec 5, 2011
| 3:00 PM
When you look at the calendar, the dizzying ride of the Cain Train basically lasted just over two months. It only felt much, much longer.
Herman Cain bolted into the national political conversation with his surprising win at a straw poll among Florida's...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Herman Cain is no longer running for president. He doesn't think he's likely to be picked as the eventual nominee's running mate, either. But he does have a Cabinet post in mind should the GOP win the White House next fall: secretary of Defense.
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:45 AM
After vowing that he was no longer going to address the burgeoning sexual misconduct scandal that has clouded his prospects for the presidency, Herman Cain now appears set to keep talking and talking about it.
“When I made the statement I’...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Mitt Romney romped to a commanding victory Saturday in Nevada's Republican presidential caucuses, posting a second consecutive win and laying an impressive marker in a battleground state both parties will vigorously contest in November.
| Nov 19, 2011
| 10:54 AM
The Republican presidential candidates most actively courting Iowa voters are set to speak Saturday afternoon at a gathering of social conservatives, one of the biggest cattle calls remaining before the Jan. 3 caucuses.
Saturday's Thanksgiving Family...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Newt Gingrich has surged to the lead in Iowa, according to a new survey released by the Des Moines Register on Saturday night.
The former House speaker has the support of 25% of likely Republican caucusgoers in the survey, up from just 7% in the previous...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:52 AM
The fourth woman to accuse Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment stood by her claim Tuesday, insisting that she was not paid to come forward with her story but that she did so to “help” Cain.
Making the rounds...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 9:28 AM
Newt Gingrich, whose campaign infrastructure is struggling to catch up to his popularity among voters, held his first tele-town hall this morning for Iowans.
"Several attacks suggest I am not a solid conservative," he said, and he began the 30-minute...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Rick Santorum launched his White House bid from ancestral turf Monday, imploring an enthusiastic crowd of several hundred to join his fight.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this online article described Ron Paul as a former Texas...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Friday marked the day Rick Perry finally tried to go on offense.
First he blitzed the network morning shows, then he delivered a detailed speech on energy policy in Pittsburgh. All before lunch.
It amounted to what felt like a new chapter in the Texas...