Republicans love to nominate the 'next in line' for presidential elections, or so the thinking goes. Well, this time, all the potential next-in-lines are no-sure-things.
Despite its sluggishness, the US economy is growing while Europe's is contracting. A rising number of policymakers blame Europe's austerity moves.
Mitt Romney has been both vaunted and vilified for his business background. Here's how running a corporation really compares to running a country.
Newt Gingrich may have won the endorsement of the influential New Hampshire Union Leader, but he's still a distant second to Mitt Romney in state polls and has a lot of catching up to do.
In a front page editorial Sunday, New Hampshire's prominent statewide Union Leader newspaper endorsed Newt Gingrich. It's a big boost for Gingrich and a blow to Mitt Romney, currently leading in polls.
Rick Perry follows Herman Cain in proposing a flat tax. Ron Paul has endorsed the idea before, too. But the hot new idea among GOP presidential candidates is as old as the Civil War.
A flat tax would be much more regressive than the current income tax. As a result, poor people will pay a larger share of their income than they do at present.