Rep. Ron Paul (R) is expected to announce his presidential exploratory committee Tuesday afternoon in Iowa.
Haley Barbour was seen as a top Republican candidate for president in 2012, but he said Monday he will not seek the nomination.
Protesters at a fundraiser in San Francisco heckle Obama through song, chiding him for broken campaign promises. He agreed with them – to a point – but looked 'displeased,' a report says.
President Obama made his two-day, six-stop trip to California to raise money and rally his base. Along the way, he drew cheers at Facebook headquarters and hecklers in San Francisco.
Republican Gary Johnson, who earned the nickname Governor Veto while cutting spending in New Mexico, announced his candidacy for president Thursday in New Hampshire. He also has a libertarian streak reminiscent of Rep. Ron Paul.
President Obama announced his reelection bid Monday morning via e-mail and Web video. Unlike 2008, this time he has all the advantages and disadvantages of an incumbent.
Tim Pawlenty will become the first 'serious' Republican candidate to form an exploratory committee, which allows him to raise campaign funds. The announcement is expected on Facebook.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is expected to announce this week the formation of an exploratory committee for the 2012 presidential election, a first step toward a full-fledged campaign.
The economy appears to be heading in the right direction, albeit slowly. Add to the mix Obama’s formidable skill as a campaigner, and the 2012 presidential election might tilt his way.
Ronald Reagan, who would have turned 100 on Sunday, is uniquely revered by Republicans. In this year of Reagan nostalgia, those jockeying for the GOP's 2012 presidential nomination could vie for his mantle.