The Sarah Palin documentary 'The Undefeated' was never going to beat 'Harry Potter' at the box office. But at one theater in conservative Orange County, Calif., only the reviewer showed up.
For the moment, Rep. Michele Bachmann has established herself as the top threat to Mitt Romney in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. A series of media investigations could take a toll, but the bigger potential problem is wildcard Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
President Obama raised $47 million for his campaign and another $38 million for the Democratic Party during the second quarter of 2011 – a record haul for this early in the election cycle.
With Mitt Romney's rivals for the GOP presidential nomination trying to score points in the bitter debate over raising the debt ceiling, how wise is it for the frontrunner to try to remain above the fray?
Mitt Romney took in more campaign funds than any other Republican during the second quarter of 2011, but not as much as he raised during the same period in the presidential election four years ago.
US Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan says he's running for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. His biggest challenge is name recognition.
Thaddeus McCotter, the GOP’s surprise dark horse, is stirring up the race. The five-term Michigan congressman declared his candidacy for president on July 2 in his home state. A Beatles-loving, guitar-playing son of the heartland, Representative McCotter has strong conservative credentials and populist appeal. But there’s a problem. Thaddeus who?
Supporters are urging Texas Gov. Rick Perry to seek the GOP nomination for the 2012 presidential race. He's fueled speculation by making high-profile appearances around the country.
Michele Bachmann says she's not a feminist. In an interview, the sole female GOP candidate for president doesn't talk about girl power the way Sarah Palin and Hilary Clinton have.
Glenn Beck has departed the Fox News roster: his final show for Fox aired Thursday night. Next up for the political commentator: a three-sided chalkboard and a line of clothes.
After referring to President Obama with a term that can't appear in a family newspaper, MSNBC commentator Mark Halperin was suspended from the network and issued a warning by Time Magazine, where he is an editor-at-large.
The second quarter – and its fundraising – come to a close at midnight Thursday. For some candidates struggling in the polls, these early numbers could hint at the beginning of the end of their campaigns.
'American Girl' is nixed, per rocker Tom Petty. Now what song will play when GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann walks onstage? Here are five possible alternatives.
In deficit talks, Republicans insist on spending cuts, while Obama and Democrats want a 'balanced approach' that includes higher tax revenues. Political analysts say it's time for the president to make his case to the public.
Michele Bachmann won neck-and-neck status with presumed front-runner Mitt Romney in the first Des Moines Register Iowa Poll. But with a serious candidacy come tough questions about her record and political assertions.
President Obama has increased gay rights without publicly endorsing gay marriage. Can his position on gay marriage continue 'evolving' throughout a tight campaign season?
Keith Olbermann transported his signature show from MSNBC to the little-watched Current TV, almost quadrupling their ratings – and setting off a twitterstorm by running long.
Jon Stewart and Chris Wallace traded barbs in a discussion about journalism on 'Fox News Sunday.' On Monday, the skirmish continued on 'The Daily Show.'
Jon Meade Huntsman Jr. wants his boss's job. President Obama’s former China ambassador declared his candidacy for the presidency on June 21. Dubbed “the Republican Democrats fear most,” the tall, handsome, cerebral former governor of Utah often draws comparisons to Mr. Obama, the very man he’s struggling to distance himself from. Will that, and his centrist views and Mormon faith, keep him on the margins of the Republican field?
His poll numbers are poor. But former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who announced his bid for president Tuesday, may appeal to enough moderate Republicans, independents to make a splash.