After months of failing to find a way to gain ground in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has hit the reset button by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, but once the dust has settled and the Conventions are over, it is hard to see how Romney will have changed the direction of the 2012 presidential campaign.
Romney wisely went with a safe and sure bet because Paul Ryan is a strong, conservative-approved candidate whose image is as clean as Romney’s.
Rep. Paul Ryan’s record runs deeper than his signature budget and Medicare ideas.
By picking Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney has put the nation on a path of choosing between two very different political and fiscal philosophies.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.
Brian McClung remembers all too well the last time his former boss was in the running for a Vice Presidential position.
We’re getting closer to the November elections, and we could find out by the end of the week who Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will choose to be his running mate.
Throughout the modern history of vice presidential selections, it is almost unheard of to pick a VP this far ahead of the political convention.
There’s speculation Mitt Romney will announce his running mate this week, and according to the New York Times, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty may again be on the short list. The very short list.
As unpopular as the thought may be at this stage of the 2012 election process, having a female on the ticket may still be something America is not ready for.
As a presidential hopeful, Tim Pawlenty won respect among GOP insiders, social conservatives and the tea party movement. Far from the first love of any faction, he quickly washed out as a candidate.
You could say former Gov. Tim Pawlenty was left at the alter four years ago when John McCain bypassed him for the No. 2 spot on the GOP ticket, choosing instead Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he’s told Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to look elsewhere for a running mate.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney continued his Midwestern bus tour on Monday in Wisconsin. He’s hitting small towns in swing states, while honing his campaign message. But there’s another interesting element to this road trip: VP auditions.
Vice President Joe Biden gave Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar a fundraising lift and vouched for her as the type of “gutsy” leader Washington could use more of as he breezed through Minnesota on Wednesday.
Gov. Mark Dayton is very clear about where he stands on a new Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal unveiled a few days ago — he’s against it.
Beginning now through Election Day 2012 you may be exposed to numerous political campaign commercials purchased on all the major media outlets in the Twin Cities.
Eleanor Mondale Poling was remembered Wednesday in a packed service filled with family, friends and dignitaries.
A memorial service to remember Eleanor Mondale Poling, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale, has been scheduled.
Former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey Jr. is being celebrated in Minnesota on what would have been his 100th birthday Friday.
A Blaine man has pleaded guilty to hacking into his neighbor’s wireless internet network and using it to send threats to Vice President Joe Biden and child pornography to his neighbor’s coworkers, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
The University of Minnesota vice president who was criticized for cancelling a broadcast of the university-produced documentary “Troubled Waters” has resigned.