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2012 Gop Candidates

Jason Linkins

Will Newt Gingrich Finally End His Torturous Period Of Indecision?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

For so many months, we have waited and waited for Newt Gingrich to resolve his many thousand "financial entanglements" and make up his mind on whether...

Jon Ward

Potential GOP Presidential Contender: Late-Starting 2012 Campaign A 'Happy Surprise'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said it is a “happy surprise” that the 2012 Republican presidential primary is taking so long to get goi...

Jason Linkins

Mark Halperin Makes An Omission

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

It looks like it's all been all but decided that part of the important work of political touts circa April 2011 is to reckon why no Republicans seem t...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Mitt Romney formed a presidential exploratory committee this week. So did Rick Santorum. The pair joined fellow Republicans Tim Pawlenty and former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer, who have previously gone the exploratory committee route, and Newt Gingrich who, in early March, launched "Newt Explore 2012," a website that proclaims he is "excited about exploring" the idea of running for president. I guess that means that likely-but-not-yet-in candidates Mike Huckabee, Michele Bachmann, Haley Barbour, Jon Huntsman, Mitch Daniels, and Sarah Palin are exploring the idea of exploring the idea of an exploratory committee. Since when did all this political Lewis and Clarking become the norm of running for president? It's like announcing that you're forming a committee to see if you want to marry your girlfriend. Either you want to commit or you don't. Why would we want to support a candidate who needs to explore whether he or she wants to lead us?

WATCH: Howard Fineman Discusses Donald Trump On 'Hardball'

Huff TV | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared Tuesday on MSNBC's 'Hardball' alongside The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson to discuss Donald Trump and the 2012 ...

Mike Huckabee's Secrecy Problem

Mother Jones | Siddhartha Mahanta | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

There's a Mike Huckabee mystery that won't go away. Send a public records request seeking documents from his 12-year stint as Arkansas governor, as...

T-Paw Scores Big in Glitz Index

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Craig Crawford

An early task for inquiring journalists will be to confirm reports that Pawlenty is an inch taller than Obama. If so, watch out Democrats. The taller general election candidate almost always wins.

Rudy Giuliani: The Door Is 'Absolutely' Open On 2012 Presidential Run (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani dabbled in 2012 presidential speculation again Thursday evening, saying that he was "absolutely" considering ...