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On the bright side, Jon Huntsman Jr., the candidate whose poll numbers languished in the low single digits for most of the campaign, hit the high teens when real people finally got to vote in New Hampshire on Tuesday. On the dimmer side, that was only...
Tags: Mitt Romney, Politics, Ron Paul, Elections
American voters have fired two modern presidents after just one term, Jimmy Carter in 1980 and George H.W. Bush in 1992. Both suffered because the economy was in poor shape, and both faced disaffection within their own parties. But there was another thing...
Republicans usually enter a presidential campaign with a built-in advantage on at least one issue: national security. Historically, voters trust the GOP to be tougher than Democrats on defense and foreign policy. Not this time. President Obama has robbed...
Of the 44 U.S. presidents, all but a handful have been affiliated with a relatively narrow list of traditional Protestant denominations. Eleven were Episcopalians (12 if you count Thomas Jefferson, whose adult beliefs are a subject of debate), eight were...
Tags: Mormonism, Politics, Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy, Reformed
Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker running for the GOP presidential nomination, is trying to put some distance these days between himself and, well, himself. Consider his statements on Medicare. Gingrich said this month that the reform ideas of Rep....
Tags: Paul Ryan, Nazi Party, Politics, Tim Pawlenty, Republican Party
Republican voters face a choice: Do they want to play it safe, or do they feel like taking risks? For those choosing option one, the obvious candidate is Mitt Romney, whose cautious but uninspiring campaign has attracted the support of roughly 1 in 4...
Tags: Defense, Politics, Barack Obama, Republican Party, Ron Paul
The first look at the campaign finance activities of the 2012 White House contenders underscored not only President Obama's huge cash advantage over his rivals but also the wide disparities in the Republican field, setting the stage for an urgent money...
Tags: White House, Politics, Barack Obama, Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum
A campaign to encourage Democrats to vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday appears to have fallen flat. President Obama easily won his first Granite State primary, scoring over 81% of the vote over a roster of mostly...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersIn Jon Huntsman's final weeks as ambassador to China, he stressed that he would not decide whether to run for president until he returned to the United States -- an important statement, because sitting ambassadors are prohibited from actively taking...
The news from Washington — bickering over the debt ceiling, poor prospects for the economy — hasn't been uplifting lately. It's time for some beach reading. And I have just the ticket. There's a whole crop of potential Republican presidential...
As the Iowa caucuses near, an influential grass-roots conservative says he believes Mitt Romney’s nomination as the GOP general election candidate is inevitable, and that Romney will ultimately lose to President Obama a year from now. Erick...
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...
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