January 19, 2012 How embarrassing for Iowa GOP officials. How embarrassing for Iowa Republicans as a party. How embarrassing for Iowa. But who told the world to hold its breath earlier this month, awaiting the latest word on who had edged ahead in the Iowa caucuses? That would have been us. The news folks.
January 19, 2012 On the evening of the Jan. 3 caucuses, it was estimated Mitt Romney was eight votes ahead. Now, official say, Rick Santorum has a slight edge. Still, it's basically a split decision. Some precincts' results are missing.
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 6, 2012 Mitt Romney may have come in first but got no delegates in the Iowa caucuses. So one discriminating listener says no one can be declared a 'winner.' NPR's Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, answers. Just when you thought you were caucused out.
January 6, 2012 One caucusgoer is sure Mitt Romney was given 20 more votes than he should have gotten. Since Rick Santorum was reportedly just eight votes behind, that little miscalculation could mean a lot. But state GOP officials doubt the outcome will change.
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."
January 4, 2012 The eight votes that separated Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum equal 0.00654 percent of all ballots cast in the Iowa caucuses.
January 4, 2012 It's on to New Hampshire for at least some of the Republican presidential candidates, where Newt Gingrich will take out a full-page ad in the New Hampshire Union Leader contrasting himself as a "bold Reagan conservative" to Mitt Romney's "timid Massachusetts moderate."
January 3, 2012 No matter what happens in Iowa, some supporters are already looking toward the next test for GOP candidates, the New Hampshire primary.
January 3, 2012 President Obama is using Iowa's largest newspaper to get his message across as Republicans compete in the Iowa caucuses, the first-in-the-nation nominating contest.
January 3, 2012 As Iowa Republicans gather for their caucuses, and as they cast their ballots, we'll follow the latest news.
January 3, 2012 NPR.org will be posting live updates as the news comes in from Iowa. The caucuses start at 7 p.m. local time (8 p.m. ET).
January 3, 2012 In a last-minute pitch he hoped would make inroads with voters concerned about electability, Gingrich waxed nostalgic about Ronald Reagan and derided Washington as "cloud cuckoo land."
January 3, 2012 You might expect grandeur from a political campaign, but here's what they really look like.