January 19, 2012 If there's ever been a presidential debate with as much news happening in the hours before the event, it's hard to remember when. Within hours we've learned that Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the race; that Rick Santorum may actually have won the Iowa caucuses; that Newt Gingrich's second wife alleged he demanded an open marriage, and that Gingrich was also gaining on Mitt Romney in polls.
January 10, 2012 As they left polling places Tuesday afternoon, many voters revealed they'd made up their minds in the last days of the race.
January 10, 2012 A federal judge will decide on Friday whether Virginia must give more GOP candidates access to its March 6 primary ballot.
January 9, 2012 Despite the lukewarm way most Republicans respond to Mitt Romney in the Granite State, no one challenger has emerged to capitalize on the dissatisfaction.
January 9, 2012 Six women in Derry, N.H., talk with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep about the economy, federal spending and who's the biggest flip-flopper in Tuesday's GOP primary.
January 9, 2012 Candidates have gone into New Hampshire in the past with high expectations, only to be shot down, even if they won. Mitt Romney knows the Granite State is set with traps for his nomination.
January 5, 2012 Rick Santorum did well with the retirees and aging boomers who populate much of Iowa. Mitt Romney's strongholds were the state's "monied 'burbs" and "boom towns."
December 30, 2011 Ron Paul often says that he has received more donations from active military personnel than the other GOP candidates combined. That's intriguing, given that Paul is the only candidate calling for significant cuts in military spending. Pro-Paul veterans in Iowa explain why they support him.
December 30, 2011 With just one holiday weekend between now and Tuesday's Republican presidential caucuses in Iowa, there's another poll signalling that it could be a close battle at the top between former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).
December 28, 2011 The former Massachusetts governor took a swipe at GOP rival Ron Paul and his isolationist foreign policy positions while campaigning in Iowa Wednesday, but he later told reporters he would support the outspoken Texas congressman if he were the Republican Party nominee for president.
December 28, 2011 As NPR takes to the road in Iowa this week, we are collecting the words and images of Iowa Republicans still uncertain who they will vote for in next Tuesday's state GOP presidential caucuses.
December 27, 2011 With just one week to go before Iowa voters head to the caucuses, polls show a tight race. What do the GOP candidates need to do to gain an edge?