Mitt Romney and Barack Obama seem to be running against each other, even though it'll be months before Republicans choose their champion to run against the President. Many political operatives also are focusing on this two-man fight.
Saturday night's GOP presidential debate focused on national security and foreign policy. There were some important differences among the candidates, but all promised to be tougher than President Obama.
Twenty years ago, it was Anita Hill's word against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. With Herman Cain, several women have charged him with sexual harassment, and public attitudes have changed.
Newt Gingrich is tied with Mitt Romney for second place in a new CBS poll, behind Herman Cain. The former House speaker is the only one of the trio to see an uptick in certain pockets of his numbers since October.
Rick Perry has hit just about every broadcast media outlet on the planet, topped off by Thursday night’s appearance on CBS’s 'Late Show With David Letterman.'
With Mitt Romney comfortably leading in New Hampshire, the other Republican presidential hopefuls are angling for second place in the Granite State's primary. Newt Gingrich is experiencing a bit of a mini-surge.
Herman Cain leads in the latest CBS News poll, but Newt Gingrich is gaining ground. Herman Cain donations held steady in the face of the sexual harassment allegations.
Rick Perry had the most memorably painful moment in Wednesday night's GOP presidential debate. Here are four other key moments.
The price can be high for women who make allegations of sexual harassment or impropriety, say their defenders, and solidarity can help. A press conference by at least two Cain accusers is being considered.
Rick Perry sent a letter to supporters asking for campaign donations for "stepping in it" during Wednesday night's debate.
Issues in Wednesday's GOP debate – debt, deficit, jobs, spending – played to Mitt Romney's strengths. He also got cheers for declining to pass judgment on Herman Cain. For Rick Perry, however, it was an 'oops' performance.
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce, architect of the state's tough law to curb illegal immigration, lost his job on Tuesday. Many voters are fed up with polarizing stances, analysts say.
Tea party forces lost some momentum in Election 2011, as voters rejected several conservative-backed measures, from Mississippi's personhood amendment to Ohio Issue 2 on union rights.
Election results 2011 point to cautious voters, not moving sharply left or right. Voters did deal big setbacks to some Republican causes, but it's hard to read that as a boost to Obama's reelection bid.
Herman Cain is on the defensive after being accused this past week of sexually harassing four women. His press conference Tuesday could help clear the air – or it could make things worse.
Election Day: Ohio Gov. Kasich signed a law curbing the power of public sector labor unions in March, but an ensuing outcry led to a referendum on the law being placed on Tuesday's ballot.
Two ballot initiatives Tuesday in Maine and Mississippi mirror the Democratic-Republican split on voter registration. At issue: Does expanding voter rights increase voter fraud?
On Monday, after Sharon Bialek made new allegations about sexual harassment, Herman Cain released a statement attacking the media's coverage of his campaign.
Half of Americans say Obama does not deserve to be reelected, versus 40 percent who say he does, finds a new Monitor/TIPP poll. Independents, in particular, have lost faith. But attitudes can change a lot in a year, as history shows.
Sharon Bialek is the fourth woman to make sexual harassment claims against Herman Cain, but she is the first to voice her allegations in public.