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2012 Presidential Candidates

Presidential Candidates Must Be an Integral Part of the Latino Voice

Glenn Llopis | Posted 08.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

Latinos are sending a powerful message from their local communities and in particular the swing states across Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Florida: "Respect our voice to earn our trust and our vote.

Paul Blumenthal

Presidential Campaigns' January Fundraising And Spending Numbers Visualized | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

Reports about January's fundraising numbers, released on February 20, have focused on two narratives: Mitt Romney's limited fundraising and high burn ...

Rick Santorum's (and the GOP's) Damage Cap Problem

Patrick Malone | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Patrick Malone

All the Republican presidential candidates -- this year and stretching back for many campaigns -- propose damage caps and other rollbacks to the public's right to sue when injured by medical mistakes.

All's Well That Ends

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 03.06.2012 | Religion
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

It is not for a rabbi, a priest, an imam or atheist to close out our time here with a eulogy. What we do is best remembered in the hearts and minds of those we touched along the way.

The Commander-in-Chief Debate

Alan Schroeder | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

There has been a great deal of kvetching this campaign season about the number and frequency of primary debates. But these programs are doing exactly what debates are supposed to do: elucidating the candidates and their views, little by little, over an extended period of time.

Is Ron Paul Right: Did Al Qaeda Attack Us Because of Our Policies?

Paul Heroux | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics
Paul Heroux

This notion that we examine our enemy and ourselves does not mean that the terrorists are right and we are wrong. When working with complex foreign cultures, everything must be on the table, including self reflection.

How About a Paul-Paul Ticket for 2012?

Robert Guttman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

If one were looking for the wave of the future in the Republican Party, it might be found in Rand Paul, the junior senator from Kentucky.

Religious Identity And The Public Square

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Religious conversations may intensify over the next 18 months as the religious identities of candidates become scrutinized by the media and voters for clues as to who they really are.

Trump Presidency Doesn't Have A Prayer

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 06.14.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

The insurmountable hurdle to a Trump presidency is religion. Like it or not, there is a spiritual litmus test for the presidency and Trump undoubtedly would not pass.

Elise Foley

Tom Coburn Jabs Newt Gingrich Over Presidential Ambitions | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Newt Gingrich gears up for a possible 2012 presidential bid, he won't have the backing of Sen. Tom Coburn, a leading figure among con...

Newt Gingrich Reportedly Planning 2012 Presidential Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich has told insiders that he plans to run for president in 2012, with Georgia as his base, the Atlanta Journal-Co...

Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Speak Through Fox News, Rarely On Other Networks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If the presidential election were to be held this November instead of in 2012, odds are that the Republican contender would be employed by Fox News. T...

Santorum Mulling Presidential Bid, Says Palin Will 'Have To Do Some Explaining If She Runs'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum told ABC News on Monday that he's "absolutely" considering running for president. Asked if former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin w...