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Iowa Caucus

In Iowa, Peace Voters Turned Out for Ron Paul in Higher Numbers Than Anticipated

Robert Naiman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Naiman

You could say the Iowa caucus was a coming-out party for the new Republican peace movement.

Pity Poor Newt Gingrich

Robert Weissman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Weissman

Pity poor Newt Gingrich. Alright, I admit it's hard to muster much pity for Gingrich. Still, he now stands as not the first, but the most recent, pr...

Bachmann Concedes After Iowa Caucus

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann said Wednesday she's ending her bid for the Republicans presidential nomination after her last-pl...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Is 'Still The 25 Percent Man,' Says David Axelrod

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- President Barack Obama's reelection campaign sought to spin the results of the Iowa caucuses Wednesday, arguing in a conference call ...

GOP Candidates Move On To Next Contest

AP | DAVID ESPO and KASIE HUNT | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Mitt Romney eagerly pocketed an endorsement from two-time New Hampshire primary winner John McCain on Wednesday and bid to co...

WATCH: Michele Bachmann And Husband Marcus Dance In Iowa

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Following a speech by Michele Bachmann in Iowa Tuesday night, where results showed her placing sixth in the state's GOP caucus, Bachmann and her husba...

Sara Kenigsberg

How Rick Santorum Pulled It Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WAUKEE, Iowa -- Sarah Bowman still feels burned by 2008. That year, the ardent social conservative and Republican Party activist went pragmatic, held ...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: CNN's Madcap, Hologrammed, Punch-Drunk Caucus Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

CNN outdid everyone else last night with hours of frantic, high-tech whiz-banging over an evening that eventually became chaotic and punch-drunk. Yes, there were holograms. And "magic walls." And tables full of pundits, sitting around doing nothing.

Santorum Likens Social Welfare Programs To Fascism

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Riding high off his strong showing in the Iowa caucus, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum took some time in his closing speech to compare social...

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 ...