Texas Gov. Rick Perry, humbled in the 2012 presidential race, is contemplating another try in 2016. Contrasting himself with front-runner Sen. Rand Paul, Perry has laid out a more muscular foreign and national security policy.
GOP strategist Karl Rove used provocative words to describe one reason he believes Obama won. By 'suppressing the vote,' Rove appeared to mean that negative ads about MItt Romney tamped down enthusiasm for the GOP nominee.
Sen. Rand Paul, who has been telling Republican donors he is not a libertarian extremist, told the Center for the National Interest in Washington Tuesday he is not an isolationist, rather US foreign policy is 'too belligerent.'
Chris Christie gets one-third of Republicans' support for the 2016 nomination, versus one-third who want 'Not Christie,' an NBC poll says. But in a general election matchup against Hillary Clinton, Christie loses big.
Sen. Marco Rubio, a likely GOP contender for president in 2016, risks alienating conservatives by taking a lead role in pushing for comprehensive immigration reform. But he probably didn't have a choice.
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Students from St. Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional 'Raisin Weekend' at St Andrews in Scotland. The weekend, which begins on Sunday, involves rituals for new students, culminating in a foam fight.
President Obama went into his reelection fight facing significant head winds – most important, high unemployment and slow economic growth. But for a multitude of reasons, including Obama’s positives and Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s negatives, Obama succeeded. Here’s our list.
An outcome that maintains the status quo in Washington guarantees Obama some important advantages. But the 2012 election results also foretell more gridlock, and the president, by not offering a path out of debt and deficit, lacks a clear mandate for action.
In Chicago at the Obama venue, the president's supporters are buoyed but hesitant to say he has a lock on the race. In Boston, Romney backers hope the last preelection polls didn't capture all of the GOP nominee's momentum.