March 12, 2012 President Obama's approval ratings have fallen as gas prices have risen. Mitt Romney has benefited from his well-planned strategy of collecting delegates whereever they're up for grabs. The most recent polls showed Romney tied or ahead in Alabama and Mississippi.
March 12, 2012 Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have been working hard across the country to pry votes away from Mitt Romney. In the Deep South, it may be easier for the candidates to do just that. Over the weekend, both Santorum and Gingrich campaigned before enthusiastic crowds in Alabama and Mississippi.
March 9, 2012 Newt Gingrich will campaign throughout Alabama on Saturday. Ron Paul and Rick Santorum will spend the day in Missouri and Kansas. Mitt Romney has no public events scheduled.
March 7, 2012 Mitt Romney's campaign aides told journalists Wednesday that it all comes down to delegate math and that their candidate has got the numbers on his side while Santorum and Gingrich don't.
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.
March 6, 2012 Just as dozens of advertisers were abandoning Rush Limbaugh's radio show, a pro-Gingrich superPAC actually increased its ad buy on the program. Rick Tyler, a spokesman for Winning Our Future explained that Limbaugh's show reaches more of the primary voters the superPAC wants to reach than any other show.
March 6, 2012 In a race where the first candidate to reach 1,144 delegates wins the GOP nomination, Mitt Romney starts the day with the wind at his back. With 437 delegates up for grabs in 10 states, Super Tuesday voting could reshape the race.
March 3, 2012 To hear him tell it, the rumors of Newt Gingrich's demise have been greatly exaggerated. The former House speaker is banking on a big showing Tuesday in his home state of Georgia to salvage a campaign that's been declared dead a number of times.
February 29, 2012 As the GOP primary race moves into March, we look at the candidates' prospects in the 10 Super Tuesday states, where a trove of 413 delegates are up for grabs. Already Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are battling over Ohio, with its 43 delegates and Midwest bragging rights.
February 28, 2012 Newt Gingrich skipped Tuesday's primary states of Michigan and Arizona to spend time in a place he knows well — and which votes in a week — Georgia.
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 23, 2012 Televised debates are always about expectations, and by this measure the night belonged to Mitt Romney. Flashing once again the combative style he showed last month in Florida, Romney took the fight to Rick Santorum and made the former senator look like, well, a former senator.
February 22, 2012 President Obama will propose cutting the corporate income tax rate, the Republican presidential candidates will hold their 26th debate in Arizona and the millionaires and billionaires who have reshaped the 2012 presidential race through their superPAC donations are stories worth pondering.
February 15, 2012 The SuperPAC supporting Rick Santorum has a mega-donor of its own who says he is in it for the long haul — opening up a race for which superPAC can receive the most help from wealthy donors.