| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Ron Paul did it again. The libertarian-minded Republican separated himself from the pack of candidates at tonight's debate by urging restraint in response to a possible Iranian nuclear threat, saying the U.S. can ill afford a repeat of its now-concluded...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:04 PM
In the final debate before voting starts in the 2012 presidential contest, front-running Newt Gingrich battled renewed criticism Thursday night from rivals over his activities outside of government, including taking $1.6 million from mortgage giant...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 10:30 AM
On a day of reckoning for his presidential campaign, Newt Gingrich was sharply challenged by a conservative Nashville radio host over his 2008 appearance on a love seat with Nancy Pelosi in a TV ad advocating U.S. action on climate change.
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Mitt Romney has claimed a narrow lead over Ron Paul in Iowa, according to a new CNN/Time poll. But it is Rick Santorum who may be showing the most momentum with just days left before the caucuses.
Much of the movement is driven by a collapse in support...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A confident Mitt Romney on Monday predicted victory in the Iowa caucuses, and told his supporters that they were key in capturing the first presidential voting place in the nation that was taking place in a little over 24 hours.
"I need you tomorrow...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 11:47 AM
If history is any guide, Mitt Romney is a sure thing to win his party's nomination for president.
Romney has opened up the widest advantage to date over his Republican rivals in a nationwide Gallup survey, and for the first time has the support of more...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:40 AM
Newt Gingrich's lead in state and national polls appears to be evaporating. And holding steady, as he seemingly has throughout the Republican presidential race, is Mitt Romney.
Some have argued that the former Massachusetts governor's inability to...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:24 PM
By most conventional measures of a campaign's strength, Newt Gingrich has no business being a front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.
Consider the following:
- Gingrich only this week opened a full-time campaign office in Iowa, the...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Rick Perry called it "reprehensible" that the U.S. defense budget faces major cuts because of the failure of the congressional "super committee," slamming President Obama for his hands-off approach to the deficit-cutting panel.
When the committee...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Sen. Rand Paul was blocked from boarding a flight at the Nashville airport Monday morning after refusing to consent to a body pat down at a security checkpoint, according to a Transportation Security Administration official and the senator’s office....