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Iowa Caucus

"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 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.

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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jason Linkins

Ron Paul Supporter Violates Military Protocol In Iowa

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Ryan Grim

Iowa Caucus Results: Ron Paul Vows 'We Will Go On'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

ANKENY, Iowa -- Rep. Ron Paul is not going away. The Texas Republican who speaks for the party's libertarian wing is projected to finish third, da...

Howard Fineman

Barack Obama: Iowa Caucus' One Big Winner

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The final Iowa results aren't in but we already know one big winner: President Barack Obama. The dismal, nasty campaign here ...

Bachmann Faces Calls To Quit Race After Iowa Caucus

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) former campaign manager, Ed Rollins, said she should quit the race Tuesday night o...

Ron Paul Mocks Jon Huntsman Over Twitter, Huntsman Fires Back

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

As results of the Iowa caucuses began to roll in Tuesday night, Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) campaign mocked Republican rival Jon Huntsman over Twitter. ...

What If Hunter S. Thompson Had Twitter?

Michael J. Hunt | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Michael J. Hunt

Every Presidential election year since 1824 has produced a biography of a candidate who has set his or her sights on the White House. The 2011 election is no different. But a combination of fewer print journalists on the trail, a heavy reliance up to the minute information provided via social media, particularly Twitter, and an overall sense of disillusionment with government and politicians could perhaps signal an end to this tradition.

LOOK: Real-Time Google Map Of Iowa Caucus Results

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

As the votes from Tuesday's Iowa caucus begin rolling in, we have real-time results. The map below, provided by Google, breaks down the results by ...

Does Iowa Really Predict The Next Presidential Candidate?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

What do Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan have in common? These former presidents all lost in the Iowa caucuses, but won their party...

Iowa Caucus Results 2012: Live Updates From The Hawkeye State

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Heading into Tuesday night's Iowa caucuses, the race for the Hawkeye State appeared to be heading toward a photo finish. Romney eventually squeaked th...

GOP Candidates Face Off In Iowa Caucus 2012

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

By Jane Sutton and Steve Holland DES MOINES, Iowa--Republican candidates criss-crossed Iowa making late appeals to voters, with polls giving at lea...

Elise Foley

Rick Santorum Rails On Obama For Being A Divider, Says The Left Worships Themselves

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

URBANDALE, Iowa -- Rick Santorum used his last campaign stop before the caucuses on Tuesday to attack the left for opposing abstinence-only education ...

Ron Paul Gets In Last-Minute Jab Against Mitt Romney

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul dealt a blow to rival Mitt Romney Tuesday, launching a radio attack ad against his fellow frontrunner just ...

Arthur Delaney

Iowa Contenders Silent On Foreclosure-Crisis Reckoning Sought By Iowa AG

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican candidates vying for the support of Iowa caucus-goers on Tuesday evening apparently have nothing to say about the big, bipartisan foreclosu...