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.
July 27, 2012 Beth Myers gave shout-outs to several of Mitt Romney's potential running mates. And then several more.
March 26, 2012 During his brief run for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, Herman Cain became well known for his 9-9-9 tax plan, the allegations of sexual harassment that threatened to drown out his message and his highly unusual videos. He's out with another.
January 21, 2012 Could Herman Cain's one percent of the South Carolina vote be thanks to a late-breaking endorsement by Comedy Central comedian Stephen Colbert?
January 20, 2012 In South Carolina, comedian Stephen Colbert and former GOP candidate Herman Cain joined forces at an event dubbed the "Rock Me Like a Herman Cain: South Cain-olina Primary Rally."
December 5, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, U.S. options in Syria, Herman Cain's decision to quit, and changing the culture of schools. In the second hour, actor John Lithgow on his new memoir, Drama, and the ethics of doctors refusing to treat unvaccinated children.
December 5, 2011 The Georgia businessman suspended his campaign on Saturday. Now, Cain's former Republican rivals are courting his support and an Atlanta TV station says former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will win it.
December 3, 2011 The Republican businessman said "false accusations" about an alleged affair and claims of sexual harassment had taken too much of a toll on his family. He vowed to keep pressing the issues that fueled his campaign.
December 3, 2011 From the Libya brain freeze to the "smoking ad," we look back at some of the Cain campaign's most excruciating moments.
December 2, 2011 Allegations of an affair and sexual harassment have embroiled his campaign. Cain has said he's done nothing wrong.
December 2, 2011 Whether Herman Cain is leaning towards staying in or leaving the contest for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, Iowa voters are trying to help him reach a decision by abandoning him. A new Des Moines Register poll found Cain falling to the eight percent support from 23 percent in October.
November 30, 2011 Herman Cain says he can't guarantee that more women won't come forward because he's helped many. People may expect him to drop out, but he says, "That's just not me."
November 29, 2011 Republicans in Iowa and New Hampshire weigh in on where Cain's supporters might turn if he abandons his presidential bid. Will they join the "rising tide of energy toward Newt?"
November 29, 2011 The wonder is not that Cain is where he is now (who foresaw the sexual conduct maelstrom?) but that he ever surged to begin with. As we have seen, not all Republicans candidates catch a wave. Rick Santorum and Jon Huntsman have been waiting for theirs but so far it's been in vain.