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Michele Bachmann Ends Presidential Campaign

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

After a poor showing in Tuesday night's Iowa caucus, Michele Bachmann announced that she will be ending her campaign for the Republican presidential n...

Romney Spoke With All Rivals But One

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A smiling Mitt Romney making his way to New Hampshire told reporters that he spoke with all his GOP rivals except Newt Gingrich on Tuesd...

Gingrich Dismisses Citizens United After Big Loss

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he thinks the real story out of Iowa is that three-fourths of the state Republican caucus-goers ...

Closest Iowa Caucus Ever?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Iowa caucus will go down in history as the closest competition since the state claimed its first-in-the-nation status in 1972. GOP presidenti...

"Those Hands Dug Freedom For Me"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

If Rick Santorum should win the Republican nomination for president next November, much of the credit should go to those six powerful words he delivered in an emotional victory speech in Iowa early Wednesday morning after a long night of caucusing.

WATCH: Is Ron Paul The New Justin Bieber?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Comedy

He may have come in a distant third at the GOP Iowa caucus last night, but nobody electrifies the youth vote quite like 77-year-old U.S. congressman f...

Bachmann Bails On Next Campaign Move

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: Bachmann is suspending her campaign, reports National Journal. DES MOINES, Iowa -- Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann cancele...

Bachmann Making Big Announcement

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: Michele Bachmann announced Wednesday that she has abandoned her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Earlier, it was reported ...

The Iowa Caucuses, What Do They Prove? Shakespeare Was Right About The Masses

Michael Russnow | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Michael Russnow

In reviewing the Iowa Caucuses, wherein former Governor Mitt Romney achieved his desired victory, I can only conclude that the votes demonstrate conclusively Shakespeare was right about the masses and their follow-the-pack mentality.

Dem Hits GOP Candidate's 'Bad Night'

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairwoman of the Democratic party describes Mitt Romney's narrow victory over Rick Santorum in Tuesday's Iowa caucuses as "a bad ni...

Ron Paul: Newt 'Chickened Out'

AP | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Congressman Ron Paul says he's happy with his "good showing" in Iowa, where he finished third in the Republican presidential caucu...

How Santorum Did It

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- In many ways distinctly different, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney took near opposite paths to twin victories in Iowa's presidential...

Romney's Mormonism Might Mitigate Muslim Myth About Obama

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

If Mitt Romney proves to be the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, one element of his potential candidacy might prove a relief of at least one issue the Obama re-election campaign may find itself having to dispose of again: Religion.

Romney Does A Victory Lap

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said he recognizes victory in Iowa doesn't guarantee the Republican presidential nomination, sayin...

Mitt Romney Looks To New Hampshire

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and KASIE HUNT | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT and STEVE PEOPLES, The Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa -- A squeaker of an Iowa victory in hand, Mitt Romney headed into the New Ha...

Winners And Losers Of The Iowa Caucus

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

With the results of the Iowa caucuses now in, we can begin to assess whether the GOP candidates' strategies have paid off. For some, it's been all ...

Mitt Romney Wins 2012 Iowa Caucus

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was projected the winner of Tuesday night's Iowa caucus. The former Massachusetts governor emerged victorious over former Sen. Rick Sa...

Elise Foley

Santorum Rises In Iowa Caucuses | Elise Foley | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

JOHNSTON, Iowa -- Rick Santorum didn't attract much attention a few weeks ago. On December 15, the former Pennsylvania senator drew about 20 people...

Jon Ward

Iowa Caucus Results Raise Hopes, Stakes For Rick Santorum | Jon Ward | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rick Santorum zoomed out of virtual obscurity in Iowa in a matter of weeks and surprised many observers by virtually tying Mitt Ro...

Santorum Says 'Game On'

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Facing fresh scrutiny after he nearly defeated Mitt Romney in Iowa's lead-off caucuses, Republican presidential contender Ric...

Buddy Roemer's Self-Deprecating Tweets

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

While the political world speculated who would win Tuesday night's 2012 Iowa caucus, oft-forgotten GOP presidential candidate Buddy Roemer was busy tw...

Amanda Terkel

Will Rick Perry Drop Out Because Of Disappointing Iowa Results? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), coming in a disappointing fifth place in the Iowa caucuses, sounded a somber note at his final speech on Tuesday, raising t...

Perry Reassessing Bid After Poor Finish In Iowa

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — An undeterred Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Wednesday to press ahead with his White House bid as he headed home to map out a winni...

Jason Linkins

Ron Paul Supporter Violates Military Protocol In Iowa | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday night, during Ron Paul's address to his supporters, the Texas congressman invited "Jesse Thorsen on stage to say a few words." CNN viewers ...

Gingrich Blasts Romney, Vows To Press Forward Despite Poor Iowa Showing

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. — GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich pummeled front-running rival Mitt Romney as "a moderate Massachusetts Republican to the...