Now that Mitt Romney has seized a decisive and what appears to be an insurmountable lead in the race to win the Republican nomination, new unemployment numbers are casting doubt as to the strength of the recovery.
It might be one of the biggest issues in the upcoming presidential election. Last night, CBS News exit polls found 77 percent of those voting in seven Super Tuesday states say rising gas prices were the most important factor in their vote.
With millions of Americans under water on their mortgages and unemployment still over eight percent, the debate over birth control suddenly had become the hot button issue of the presidential campaign.
Minnesota suddenly matters in the Republican Presidential race.
What would Mitt Romney like to say to the American people? How about this: “Newt Gingrich? Really?”
A half-dozen GOP contenders flocked to Iowa on Saturday in hopes of gaining any edge with this influential group barely 10 weeks before the state’s Jan. 3 caucuses.
Mitt Romney’s early success in the Republican presidential race is challenging the tea party’s clout.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he will drop out of the 2012 presidential race.
It might be a preview of the months ahead in the GOP presidential race.
Republicans are starting to pay more attention to the candidates who hope to take on President Barack Obama next year, and so far that’s been a good thing for Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty.
Looking to set themselves apart, rivals to Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney sharpened their criticism of the former Massachusetts governor before their first presidential campaign debate with him Monday night.
Republican Tim Pawlenty is building in three days of campaigning in New Hampshire ahead of a nationally televised presidential candidate debate in the opening primary state.
In the first presidential election since the tea party’s emergence, Republican candidates are drifting rightward on a range of issues, even though more centrist stands might play well in the 2012 general election.
Michele Bachmann was a self-styled “education researcher” making a run for a Minnesota school board seat in 1999 when the question came up at a candidate forum: If elected, would she serve all four years?
Anyone who has any doubt about Rep. Michele Bachmann pulling off a presidential bid can bury those doubts now.