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Santorum Looks For Upset In Grand Canyon Territory

Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, ASSOCIATED PRESS MESA, Ariz. — Rick Santorum is looking for another upset or two, while Mitt Romney is hoping to keep his leading ...

Gingrich Could Sour Even After Success

Real Clear Politics | By David Paul Kuhn | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

It’s no longer a race between Mitt Romney and Not Romney. Newt Gingrich’s resurgence is rooted in the candidate he is, rather than the candidate h...

Where's the Outrage? It Takes Comedians to Stand Up to Newt's Hypocrisy

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

In the absurdity that has become the Republican Primary we have increasingly had to look to comedians to make sense of the whole mess, by exposing hypocrisy and speaking truth to power.

GOP Candidates Meet Ahead Of Florida Primary

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Pointing toward an evening debate, Mitt Romney jokingly urged supporters Tuesday to "just st...

Gingrich Campaign Admits It Was Wrong

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Newt Gingrich campaign has admitted the candidate was wrong when he claimed the campaign had provided character witnesses to rebut h...

WATCH: Colbert Ends Presidential Run, Stewart Keeps Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2012 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert's satirical campaign for president came to an end Monday night, when he announced on "The Colbert Report" that he is ending his explor...

GOP Candidates Facing Off Ahead Of Florida Primary

Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. - Rocked in South Carolina over the weekend, an increasingly aggressive Mitt Romney looked to take t...

What's So Funny? Why Colbert Is Funny and Cain Is Not

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 03.24.2012 | Comedy
Sophia A. McClennen

It is worth remembering that at one point Cain was topping the polls. Perhaps the public recognized that they didn't share Cain's sense of humor. Let's hope that they share Colbert's.

Sam Stein

Gingrich SuperPAC: We Will Turn Mitt Romney Into Charlie Crist | Sam Stein | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Newt Gingrich's large win in Saturday's South Carolina primary has led, inevitably, to the follow-up question: Can he parlay that ...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Concedes South Carolina, Takes To Tough Road Ahead | Elise Foley | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Mitt Romney gave his first concession speech of the 2012 election cycle on Saturday night, but it didn't sound much like one. And it...

S.C. Voters Waited Until Very End To Choose A Candidate

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was named the projected winner of the South Carolina primary within moments of polls closing in the state Sat...

Jason Linkins

Stephen Colbert, Herman Cain Take Fifth Place In South Carolina Primary | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

After initially staggering out of the gate, it looks as if Herman Cain -- standing in for comedian Stephen Colbert's exploratory committee for the pre...

WATCH: GOP Candidates Deliver Speeches After Primary Results

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Not long after the final results of the South Carolina Republican primary were projected, each of the GOP presidential candidates delivered speeches t...

Rick Santorum Pushes On To Florida

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Vowing to go forward, Republican Rick Santorum cast his disappointing third-place finish in this state's primary as a hiccup and p...

Sam Stein

Florida Primary: The Sunshine State Could Give Each GOP Candidate Fits | Sam Stein | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican primary process that seemed like it could very well end in South Carolina with Mitt Romney scoring three consecutive victor...

Ryan Grim

Romney's Enthusiasm Problem | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Mitt Romney does manage to limp to the nomination sometime this spring or summer, the former Massachusetts governor may face an enthu...

Conservatives, Economy Fuel Newt Gingrich Win

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM AND JENNIFER AGIESTA, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Strong backing from conservative and religious voters and people fretting about ...

Winners And Losers Of The South Carolina Primary

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Voters in South Carolina weathered the elements on Saturday and headed to the polls to make their choice for GOP presidential candidate. They picked f...

Gingrich Scoops Up Delegates In South Carolina

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich won nearly all of the delegates in South Carolina's Republican presidential primary Saturday, narrowing Mitt Romney's...

Ron Paul Pushes On After Fourth Place Finish

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Brushing off his poor last place finish in the South Carolina primary Saturday, Republican Ron Paul promised supporters the momentum...

Howard Fineman

Former GOP Chair Says Chances Of An Open Convention '50-50' | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Michael Steele, the former Republican national chairman who oversaw the writing of the party's nominating rules in 2010, told The Huffi...

Amanda Terkel

Mike Huckabee: Romney Needs To Address His Mormon Faith | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich, the winner in the Palmetto State's GOP primary, may have benefited from South Carolinians' uneasiness with Mitt Romney's Mormon faith. ...

Dave Jamieson

Mitt Romney's Biggest Weakness | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Newt Gingrich surged to a surprise victory in the South Carolina GOP primary, one particularly crucial voter category showed itself o...

Howard Fineman

GOP Campaign Will Last Forever, Or At Least Until May | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney's campaign has the best lawyers and delegate counters in the business, and it's a good thing: He's going to need every one ...

Newt Gingrich Wins South Carolina Primary

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was projected the winner of South Carolina's primary election on Saturday by MSNBC. Going into the contest, the ...