August 28, 2012 ANALYSIS: The next era of conservative politics is just as likely to be dominated by the insurgents as by the forces that have brought Mitt Romney to his party's presidential nomination.
August 27, 2012 With 24 hours of nothing happening at the GOP convention in Tampa because of Tropical Storm Isaac, Ron Paul supporters for the second time in as many days made themselves the center of attention at Mitt Romney's nomination party. Tuesday, they may be at the center of a real floor fight over rules.
August 27, 2012 "A lot of people in this country have not realized or it does not get picked up in the polls [that] some black people can think for themselves," the one-time presidential contender said Monday. And there are more "American Black Conservatives," he said, than most people realize.
August 27, 2012 Mormon food culture comes from spiritual teachings and the pioneering ways of a new religion in a new country as it evolved westward. Knowing more about it may provide some insights into the personal beliefs of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
August 27, 2012 ANALYSIS: The last surviving purpose of the convention is to reach a vast audience and make an impression. Perhaps the special circumstances of this week will give the Republican presidential contender a unique way to do that.
August 25, 2012 President Obama and Mitt Romney are both vying for the traditionally red state of North Carolina. While some Republicans see no way Obama can win, two political strategists with long careers in the state, one a Republican, the other a Democrat, say Obama has a very good chance of repeating his 2008 upset in the state.
August 24, 2012 Earlier this month, it was President Obama getting a dig in about Mitt Romney having once put his dog in a crate on top of a car. Today it was Romney making a reference to the "birther" conspiracy.
August 22, 2012 If you think the election-year debate has descended to the level of a farcical B-movie plot, then On The Media's "Media Scrutiny Theater" is the campaign coverage for you.
August 22, 2012 The race remains tight with President Obama holding an edge so small that it's still within the margin of error, two new surveys show.
August 20, 2012 Rep. Todd Akin's rape comment gave Democrats new fodder for their argument that Republicans are out of step on women's issues. In addition to endangering Akin's Senate bid amid GOP calls for him to step aside, it gave Democrats a new way to attack the GOP's White House ticket.
August 19, 2012 Mitt Romney's campaign hoped to close the book on tax questions when running mate Paul Ryan released two years of tax returns. Not quite. In reality, the differences between Romney and Ryan's taxes helps propel the debate further.
August 17, 2012 The Romney campaign quickly rejected the Obama campaign's call to release five years of tax returns. But the move keeps the GOP presidential candidate on the defensive.
August 15, 2012 At 42, Paul Ryan is the nation's first vice presidential candidate from Generation X. Some college-age Republicans are thrilled to have him on the ticket, but the GOP has a tough challenge ahead if it is to pick up much of the younger vote from President Obama.
August 15, 2012 By telling a racially mixed audience in Virginia on Tuesday that the Republican ticket's economic plans would "put y'all back in chains," Vice President Biden sparked the latest campaign controversy.