Herman Cain surged to the top of the GOP presidential field in one poll on Thursday, buttressed by strong tea party support. Tea party backers say that shows the movement isn't racist.
Election 2012 voters in New Hampshire might have to shop for holiday gifts and presidential candidates at the same time. The state is considering a Dec. 6 primary to maintain its first-in-the-nation status.
Herman Cain stands a decent chance of hanging around at the head of the GOP presidential pack for the foreseeable future, emerging as the alternative to Mitt Romney. Here's why.