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Health Care Ills Infect 2012-Bound Republicans

Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The troubled healthcare industry, recently a problem for Democrats facing voter anger over President Barack Obama's overhaul la...

Polls Highlight Demographic Differences In Who Republicans Back For 2012

Gallup | Lydia Saad | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

As potential Republican candidates attempt to build national support while simultaneously focusing on the early primary states, they need to appeal to...

GOP Primary Race On The Brink Of Gaining Steam

Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The slow-starting race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination promises to heat up in the next few weeks, with new cand...

GOP Primary Race On The Brink Of Gaining Steam

Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The slow-starting race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination promises to heat up in the next few weeks, with new cand...

Poll: Three Potential Presidential Hopefuls Set Pace For 2012 GOP Field

Gallup | Jeffrey M. Jones | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

Donald Trump debuts in a first-place tie in Gallup's latest update of Republicans' preferences for the party's 2012 presidential nomination among pote...

Potential GOP Presidential Hopefuls Ramp Up Religious Fervor Amid Scrutiny

ABC News | Devin Dwyer | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

Call them "born again" undecideds: Republicans exploring bids for the presidency in 2012 have ramped up their religious fervor and sharpened answers t...

Polls Show Where Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Stand

Gallup | Frank Newport | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee last week, is recognized by 43% of Republi...

Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Raised Taxes

The Daily Beast | Andrew Romano | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Mike Huckabee, and other top Republican presidential contenders denounce Democrats as immoral tax hikers--but they oversaw ...

Huckabee Flying High In Polls, But On Fence For 2012

Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Mike Huckabee is riding high in the polls, but he could be running out of time to make up his mind on a run for his ...

Bachmann Carving Tea Party Role With Dynamic, Take-No-Prisoners Style

Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - In a slow-starting 2012 Republican presidential field that lacks star power, Michele Bachmann is carving out a role as the polarizing Tea ...

Republican Lawmakers Concerned About Lackluster Quality Of GOP Presidential Pool

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

A presidential primary favorite is emerging among the ranks of congressional Republicans: none of the above....

Chris Christie A Strong 2012 Presidential Contender: Poll

Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie insists he is not running for president, but a new poll out on Thursday shows him running ...

Michele Bachmann Discusses 2012 Decision-Making Process

TIME | Katy Steinmetz | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

I caught up with Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on the Hill this morning, and we chatted about her potential presidential bid as she power-walked -- ...

Congressional Republicans Wary Of 'Advice' From Potential GOP Presidential Candidates

Roll Call | David M. Drucker | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

A political dynamic that features a restive Republican base and aggressive House and Senate freshman classes with tea party roots could present Congre...

Jim DeMint Makes Intriguing Prediction On GOP Primary Pack For 2012

The New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.27.2011 | Politics

Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina is not interested in running for the Republican presidential nomination, but he said Saturday that the presumed f...

Herman Cain Speaks Out On 'Entitlement Spending Crisis'

Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

(AP) DES MOINES, Iowa -- Former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain told hundreds of conservative activists that the nation won't solve its financial wo...

Poll Has Good News For Mitch Daniels, Bad News For Sarah Palin

Hotline On Call | James Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the view of Democratic and Republican political operatives, the potential 2012 GOP White House hopefuls whose fortunes are most on the rise are Ind...