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A hue and cry is growing across the land ... for an end to the Republican presidential debates. The field of GOP hopefuls, in its various permutations, has participated in 20 candidate forums, starting in May 2011 and continuing, for a time, at a pace...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Republican Party
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has faced criticism over the years for being too guarded and impersonal on the campaign trail. But on Sunday afternoon in Hudson, N.H., prompted by a voter who asked him to share an experience that had...
Tags: Politics, France, Mitt Romney, Republican Party, Government
Rick Perry said Wednesday that U.S. assistance for Israel would increase under his administration, as he sought to ease Jewish concerns that he'd cut off foreign aid. Perry had proposed an overhaul of how America spends money overseas, and had said...
Tags: Israel, White House, Judaism, Iran, Religion and Belief
It sometimes feels as if the struggle for the Republican presidential nomination has been going on forever, but if you measure the campaign by the number of delegates chosen so far, we're only about 10% done. Much has been made about how the outcome is...
Sarah Palin -- remember her? -- says she won't make an endorsement in the GOP race just yet. But it sounds like there's one candidate who could earn her support: Newt Gingrich. The former Alaska governor, who waited until October to announce she would...
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...
Tags: Politics, Television, Elections, Donna Summer, Newt Gingrich
The Family Leader, an influential political organization among the religious voters who dominate the Iowa caucuses, is not endorsing a candidate in the presidential contest, but two prominent evangelical leaders backed Rick Santorum on Tuesday. Bob...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Protestantism
With polls tightening in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich sparred over their private sector experience Monday as they campaigned less than 20 miles apart, each insisting that they would ultimately become the Republican presidential nominee....
This post has been updated. See note at the bottom for details. The latest insult to Mitt Romney’s pride is that he stands a good chance of losing the primary in Michigan, his boyhood home. His dad was a popular Michigan governor, but that was a...
With Newt Gingrich as their common target, the Republican presidential hopefuls piled on the new party front-runner in a lively debate Saturday night, jabbing him over his political consistency, the sturdiness of his character and the plausibility of...
Is Mitt Romney a thin-skinned candidate who dislikes being challenged on his record? That’s the impression left by Bret Baier, the Fox News Channel anchor who interviewed Romney this week about Romney’s complaints about the exchange. Baier...
Washington BureauSeated around a conference table in a nondescript suburban Virginia office building, a dozen Republican voters shed light on one of the continued mysteries of this election season: What ails Mitt Romney? Veteran pollster Peter Hart asked an assistant...
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