The Republican front-runner becomes "15 to 17 percent more edgy."
We now know what Barry Obama and his date looked like at prom in 1979 — and they probably looked better than you. Just compare the Obama crew's not-horrible prom fashion to many politicians' prom photos they might wish hadn't been dug up.
The Republican front-runner becomes "15 to 17 percent more edgy."
The reason why Mitt Romney can afford to look cavalier about competing in the Iowa caucuses is because he's had a commanding lead in polling in the first early voting state, New Hampshire--until today, that is, when a new poll showed that back-from-the-dead Newt Gingrich is virtually tied with him.
Ron Paul hasn't gotten much attention at recent GOP debates and, as Politico's Dylan Byers reports, that streak may well continue at CNN's next square-off, where he'll be situated on the far right side of your TV screen in Santorum nowhereland.
Newt Gingrich is at the top of several polls now that almost every other anti-Mitt Romney candidate has flamed out, but is there anyone out there for whom Gingrich is the No. 1 choice?
As Mitt Romney plays down expectations, Newt Gingrich revels in his national momentum and Herman Cain finds his support slipping, the bellwether of all bellwether states, Iowa, is now looking at a four-way race: with Ron Paul gaining ground.
After a CBS editor accidentally let it slip that GOP candidates doing better in the race would, naturally, be given more of a chance to speak during televised debates, we've charted candidate speaking time against their airtime in Saturday's CBS/National Journal debate.
The Republican presidential field briefly flirted with attacking Obama for waging too much war before deciding he's not waging quite enough.
The New York Times examines the ethic of Mitt Romney, businessman, through the lens of a private equity deal from the early 1990s.
George Will ripped Mitt Romney in the Washington Post the other day, not for the first time. Should he have mentioned that his wife tried and failed to get hired by Romney, and now works for a competitor?
Friday morning, after a week of Herman Cain pressers and Rick Perry flubs, how did the evolving top tier of GOP contenders shake-up? Well, lets see: CBS News polling finds it to be a three-way race with Cain still holding on to a slim lead, Mitt Romney trailing close behind and a somewhat real "surge" for Newt Gingrich.
Minutes before picking over what's left to discuss about Rick Perry's now-infamous brain freeze, Jon Stewart made one thing clear to Republicans: "You are now stuck with Mitt ... He is the winner, we're calling it tonight. It's over."
Today in books: Mitt Romney will be the subject of a big, comprehensive biography, the size of the Kindle Million Club is getting out of control, and World War Z sells one million copies at its own pace
Perry went on all three network morning shows Thursday, and forced a grin even as every anchor read the tweets of various Republican consultants that his campaign was dead.
They may seem all but forgotten, but there are still seven other presidential candidates trying to get voters to pay attention to them while Herman Cain does inexplicable things on television. These are there stories.
After a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite tweets that made no sense.
If Jon Huntsman's moment in the Republican primary limelight arrives, he will have 46 words and a media-trained woman accusing the nominal frontrunner of groping her to thank.
Mitt Romney's ability to remain above the daily fray of campaigning has worked for him so far -- but now, with a new web ad and site, Jon Huntsman hopes that he can turn that strength into a weakness.
Mitt Romney and Herman Cain both spoke to an audience of fiscal conservatives at the Americans For Prosperity Foundation’s annual summit today in Washington D.C., and as is the case any time a group of Republican nominees get together, much of interest went down
There are other candidates in the Republican presidential race besides Herman Cain, and they are doing things other than denying they had anything to do with leaking his sexual harassment story.
Over half of Republicans don't view Herman Cain's resurfaced sexual harassment accusations as a "serious matter," and 69 percent of those who lean Republican say the ever-evolving storyline won't affect their vote either way, according to a newly released ABC News/The Washington Post poll.
Cain supporters are trying to hunt down the dirty rotten scoundrel who leaked the story that Herman Cain was accused of sexually harassing two women at the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s.
While Herman Cain ducks reporters' questions about sexual harassment and Rick Perry promises he wasn't wasted when he gavea giddy speech, Mitt Romney and President Obama have moved on.
Conservative voters don't like Mitt Romney because he seems insufficiently committed to their ideals, but reporters like that he offers them an opportunity to play psychologist.
Herman Cain's frontrunner status in the GOP presidential primary has earned him a nice chunk of change in October.
In all the drama of the 2012 Republican primary, The Daily Show host centered in on the mystery of Mitt Romney's ever-steady results in the polls: "How has he managed to neither gain nor lose support?"
Ron Paul can't get any attention despite fundraising and organizing successes, while Herman Cain is getting too much attention despite fundraising and organizing failures.
What's a bigger danger to Rick Perry: that he goes to more primary debates and says stupid stuff, or that he skips the debates and -- the horror -- Mitt Romney calls him a fraidy cat?
Mitt Romney has stepped in it again, this time in Ohio where he appeared to back off his support for a controversial anti-union bill, then quickly pivoted again say he's for it "110 percent."
Ohioans will vote in two weeks whether to keep a law curbing union power on the books, and a lot of people wish the country were paying more attention to the election -- reporters, Tea Partiers, unions -- except for maybe Mitt Romney.
The mortgage aid plan President Obama is offering to draw a contrast with Mitt Romney is based in part on an idea by Romney's senior economic adviser.
In the newest New York Times/CBS News survey, Herman Cain and Mitt Romney are still vying for the lead while Rick Perry's showing has dwindled all the way down to 6 percent, which is below Ron Paul who notched 8 percent support in the poll.
Barack Obama was triumphant in announcing that troops would leave Iraq this year, cementing a promise. His rivals say it's proof of failure.
The Texas governor proclaims his "love affair" with guns, and heightens the contrast with rivals who seem more comfortable in business-casual than Day-Glo.
Eight years into a grueling, dispiriting conflict that has torn a nation asunder, with countrymen attacking countrymen as traitors, the end seems almost incomprehensible.
An unusually silly sounding word has become the preferred way to describe the GOP front-runner.
Mitt Romney wants to be the John Kerry of this year's Iowa caucuses, while President Obama wants to be the George W. Bush of the general election.
Republicans have an opening to steal some of the Latino vote, given that President Obama's approval rating among them has hit a new low, but the candidates clearly prefer to throw red meat to their anti-immigration base.
What was running through Rick Perry and Mitt Romney's minds during their notably tense debate face off?
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