January 12, 2012 U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue says he is "disappointed" that some GOP presidential candidates are attacking front-runner Mitt Romney for his work at Bain Capital. The head of the nation's most powerful pro-business association calls Romney's business record "damn good."
January 2, 2012 GOP hopeful Newt Gingrich, trying to reverse a slide in the polls, complained about a Supreme Court decision that allows wide-open spending on negative campaign ads.
December 21, 2011 The former Massachusetts governor revealed a bit about his strategies for staying in shape on the campaign trail. Pizza sans cheese and a daily run.
December 9, 2011 Saturday's Republican presidential debate could offer one of the best chances yet to compare the top candidates.The field is winnowed to six, with the departure of Herman Cain and the disinvitation of Jon Huntsman. And voting to determine the Republican nominee begins in 25 days.
December 8, 2011 Mitt Romney's campaign, trying to yank the soaring Newt Gingrich candidacy back to earth, had two pillars of the Republican establishment describe the former House speaker as a GOP political disaster in the making should he get their party's presidential nomination.
October 28, 2011 Mitt Romney drew barbs Friday for his continued shift to the ideological right on the climate change issue. Actually, the criticism for Romney that blew in from both the political right and left came as critics accused him of a full flip flop on global warming.
October 6, 2011 Herman Cain vaults to head of GOP class with simple message and great delivery. But staying power is questioned since he doesn't have much in the way of an organization or money. He also appears to have benefited from Republican voters tiring of the other candidates.
October 5, 2011 Texas Gov. Rick Perry's poll number may be sagging, but his campaign is flush with cash. Perry's campaign says it raised more than $17 million in the third quarter.Perry entered the Republican presidential primary race in mid August with just 49 days left before the quarterly filing deadline. But in that short time he's shot to the top of the money race.
August 23, 2011 How better for Mitt Romney to show that he intends to take it right at President Obama on the jobs issue than to plan a major post-Labor Day speech on jobs, just like the president?Romney announced Monday on Fox News that he intends to provide his job-creation plan on Sept. 6 in Nevada, a battleground state, the day before the next scheduled Republican presidential candidates' debate.
August 22, 2011 Fortunately for Mitt Romney, a fair number of Republican voters will understand immediately his desire to knock down his $12 million La Jolla, Calif. beach house to build something more three times its size, as reported by the San Diego Union Tribune.Unfortunately for the frontrunner for the GOP presidential nomination, there are likely even more Republican voters with a populist streak.
June 2, 2011 If you're seeking your party's nomination to run against a sitting president of the opposite party, one of the best arguments you can make is that your candidacy would be the one most feared by the incumbent.