GOP endorsements are piling up for Mitt Romney – his share of them has grown to 65 percent. While that's no guarantee, it's becoming harder to envision anyone else winning the nomination.
Some say a Ron Paul victory in Iowa would damage the reputation of the caucuses as favoring fringe candidates. But that would change if the momentum helps Paul win in New Hampshire, too.
Two new polls show that Ron Paul is the leading Republican candidate in Iowa. If Ron Paul wins Iowa and finishes strong in New Hampshire, he could change the election's calculus.
A new CNN poll shows signs that Newt Gingrich has peaked – like fellow GOP candidates Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, and Herman Cain, all of whom surged rapidly in the polls only to fall.
Ron Paul moved ahead of Newt Gingrich in Iowa with support from young voters, says new poll.
Turkey's Ambassador to the US Namik Tan said the US relationship with Turkey was in "excellent" condition amid upheaval in Iran, Syria and the wider Middle East at a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor.
Payroll tax cut advocates had hoped a Senate deal Saturday would keep the Social Security payroll tax cut in effect for 2012. But the House, under Speaker John Boehner, it set to reject the deal.
The Des Moines Register endorsing Mitt Romney even though Romney has essentially ignored the state? It's just the latest line in a bizarre GOP presidential primary season.
Voters get nervous when candidates talk about sacrifice, says Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg. But at the same time, he says, voters tend to support changes that would shore up Social Security.
Stanley Greenberg, a major Democratic pollster, says unhappy and undecided voters make a third-party presidential candidate likely in 2012, introducing uncertainty into the battle to control Congress.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, a tea party favorite, praised Mitt Romney's business background in endorsing him for president Friday. She plans to campaign with him ahead of the state's Jan. 21 primary.
Mitt Romney has never been expected to win Iowa, but he's taken the lead in that first-in-the-nation contest, a new Rasmussen poll shows. Newt Gingrich is a close second, but he has lost ground.