| 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
| 12:45 PM
Herman Cain on Tuesday again denied new accusations of sexual misconduct by a Chicago woman, calling the claims of Sharon Bialek "absolutely ridiculous."
"I can categorically say I have never acted inappropriately with anyone. Period," Cain said in an...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 11:12 AM
Sharon Bialek is learning firsthand why the other three women who have accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment may have resisted going fully public with their claims.
The Chicago-area woman, whose name and face was broadcast all over American television...
| 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...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Herman Cain, rocked by another allegation of infidelity, reportedly told senior advisors that he is considering ending his bid for president.
According to a transcript provided by the National Review Online, which listened in on a conference call between...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:29 AM
A video of a 1990s-era Herman Cain signing an ode to pizza to the tune of John Lennon's "Imagine" now making the rounds on the Web is hotter than an extra-large double cheese.
It was uncovered by the Omaha World-Herald in the course of doing a story on...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Tim Pawlenty's presidential campaign raised $4.3 million and spent nearly $2.5 million in the second quarter of the year, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
More than $2 million of the former Minnesota...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Trevor Potter is an unlikely repeat guest for a late-night comedy show. As the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, the courtly Washington lawyer is a leading expert on campaign finance law — not the kind of material that generates...