November 29, 2011 The candidate has told staff that new allegations about an affair (which he denies) have taken a toll on his family. And while he plans to keep campaigning, he's also "reassessing" the effort.
November 23, 2011 The big theme out of Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate in Washington was Newt Gingrich's compassionate tolerance toward illegal immigrants who have put down deep roots in the U.S. That position conflicted with the more hardline views of many conservative voters.
November 17, 2011 It's not like Herman Cain really has a real shot to win the New Hampshire primary. Indeed, any Republican presidential candidate not named Mitt Romney probably doesn't have much of a chance to win the Granite State. Still, any conservative who wants to at least appear to be running a real New Hampshire campaign usually talks with the Union Leader's staff. Cain stood them up Thursday.
November 15, 2011 Craig Gilbert, a political reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel who witnessed Cain's Libya flub firsthand, then later accompanied the candidate on his campaign bus, said he never witnessed anything like Cain's stumble in a presidential candidate.
November 14, 2011 "He would have to have a split personality" to have done some of the things he's accused of, the Republican presidential candidate's wife tells Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren.
November 11, 2011 While a business background can certainly be useful in a government official, running a corporation and the U.S. executive branch are obviously far different exercises.
November 11, 2011 Herman Cain will never be accused of becoming more circumspect in the aftermath of the sexual harassment charges against him by several women.
November 10, 2011 Karen Kraushaar, who settled a harassment complaint against GOP hopeful Herman Cain, wanted to speak out with the three other women who have also accused Cain of harassment.
November 9, 2011 When the Republican presidential candidates meet Wednesday evening in Michigan for their ninth debate (it feels like there've been many more than that) the main topic up for discussion is supposed to be the economy. But is there anyone who expects that the travails of Herman Cain won't be a subtopic?
November 9, 2011 Karen Kraushaar hoped details of her harassment claim would stay secret. She didn't want controversy. Meanwhile, the AP has details of a complaint she filed against another employer. And a Cain aide falsely claimed Kraushaar's son works for Politico.
November 8, 2011 Amid allegations from four women of sexual harassment, the presidential candidate denied anew that he had ever behaved inappropriately and said the alleged incidents "simply didn't happen." He said he would be willing to take a lie-detector test if there were a good reason.