March 7, 2012 Usually by this time in the nominating contests, the GOP has given its heart to its hero, and it's lights out for the rest. But once again, the GOP of 2012 refused to read the usual script.
February 29, 2012 Ron Paul ignored the primaries in Arizona and Michigan Tuesday night and took his campaign to Virginia, where only he and Mitt Romney are on the March 6 ballot.
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 Uber-primary watcher Josh Putnam warns of extrapolating delegate counts from states that do not explicitly tie election results to the actual allocation of delegates.
February 9, 2012 After Rick Santorum swept Tuesday's GOP contests, he headed to Texas. Mitt Romney made a bold move and went to Georgia — Newt Gingrich's home turf.
February 6, 2012 Mitt Romney's victory in Nevada on Saturday is only the start of what could be a big month for him. Many of the states holding caucuses and primaries in February are ones he carried in 2008.
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.
January 31, 2012 Starting at 6 p.m. ET, we'll be helping out the NPR Elections Desk with some more live blogging — this time on the news from Florida, which holds its Republican presidential primary today.
January 27, 2012 The Washington Post reports that persons with "direct knowledge of Paul's business" say he was involved in the decision to publish racist messages in a newsletter bearing his name. A Paul campaign spokesman says that's not true.
January 26, 2012 There was a lot at stake. Debates played a crucial role in Newt Gingrich's win in South Carolina. Now, Mitt Romney is hoping for the same kind of magic in the Sunshine State. Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are hoping to break through.
January 23, 2012 The two South Carolina debates featured raucous audiences who cheered on former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. This time, it was former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney who seemed more comfortable before the more sedate crowd.