| May 20, 2010
| 4:36 AM
The conservative Republican congressman talks about his son, Rand, the new GOP nominee for Kentucky's open U.S. Senate seat....
| Mar 31, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Every year since 1790, the U.S. government has counted its people. In recent years, the census has sparked charges, especially among Latinos, that their communities were under-counted because of language difficulties and fear that census takers were...
| May 8, 2011
| 9:53 AM
With guest host Tina Fey back playing her famous doppelganger, this weekend’s "Saturday Night Live" portrayed the debate that wasn’t this week – featuring not just Sarah Palin but also would-be White House hopeful Donald Trump.
| Jun 30, 2011
Though the first Republican voting is six months away, and the general election further still, the presidential campaigns were faced this week with one imperative: to raise the most cash possible before the financial quarter draws to a close Thursday....
| Jul 16, 2011
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...
| Jul 17, 2011
The huge infrastructure that President Obama is putting together for his reelection effort was already visible in the first few months of spending by his campaign, which doled out $10.5 million for a massive bricks-and-mortar operation based in Chicago....
| Aug 13, 2011
| 3:44 PM
Michele Bachmann captured the famed Iowa Straw Poll in Ames Saturday, reaching a high-profile benchmark in her meteoric rise to a top-tier presidential candidate.
Bachmann made history, as well, becoming the first woman to win the event. She received 4,...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Rick Perry really did get an easy ride, Ron Paul really has been ignored and Barack Obama truly can’t catch a break.
That's a rough summary of the findings of a massive, computer-based study of campaign coverage by the Pew Research Center's Project...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 8:05 PM
The GOP candidates who are struggling to make a mark in the presidential race gathered in Des Moines on Friday night to press their case before committed Republican activists who will decide their fate in 60 days, when Iowans hold their first-in-the-...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:54 PM
A gathering of GOP presidential candidates on Saturday was unlike any other this year, when instead of finger-pointing and slashing at one another's records, they told deeply personal tales about faith, family and failures that left half of the six...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:13 AM
There is a general-election feel to President Obama's trip to New Hampshire today, with GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and state conservatives mobilizing to greet him on his first visit there in nearly two years.
Obama's trip is the latest in a...