March 30, 2012 One day after his fellow Republicans in the House passed his version of a 2013 federal budget, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan throws his support behind Mitt Romney's bid for the GOP presidential nomination.
March 26, 2012 Though Rick Santorum won in Louisiana and shows no sign of giving up his battle with front runner Mitt Romney, there's a case to be made that Republican Party leaders want the nomination battle to be over sooner rather than later.
March 21, 2012 "Now is the time for Republicans to unite behind Gov. Romney and take our message of fiscal conservatism and job creation to all voters this fall," the former Florida governor says.
March 19, 2012 This week the action in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination is in Illinois, which holds its primary Tuesday.
March 13, 2012 In a gritty contest in the South, the former Pennsylvania senator has won two more primaries to further close in on rival Mitt Romney.
March 13, 2012 Mitt Romney is at or near the top in polls of Alabama and Mississippi Republicans. But some voters in those states may just be too polite to tell pollsters that they don't support the "establishment" candidate.
March 6, 2012 As the news comes in tonight about the Republican presidential campaign's 10 Super Tuesday contests, we'll be helping out the Elections Desk by live blogging. Follow our updates right on the NPR.org homefront.
March 4, 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney received a key endorsement Sunday morning when House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia endorsed him on NBC's Meet the Press.
February 28, 2012 Another Tuesday, another critical day for the 2012 Republican presidential contenders. This time the locations are Michigan, where most polls close at 8 p.m. ET, and Arizona, where voting ends at 9 p.m. ET.
February 9, 2012 Young conservatives gathering in Washington say a bad economy may be good news in 2012 for the Republican Party — at least in helping it to dent the overwhelming support Barack Obama enjoyed four years ago among the youngest voters.
February 5, 2012 Some highly improbable events lately have embarrassed the host states in the presidential nominating process, including Nevada, which held its caucus Saturday night.
January 31, 2012 Starting at 6 p.m. ET, we'll live blogging the news from the Sunshine State, which holds its Republican presidential primary today.