The first polls on voter response to President Obama's State of the Union speech may be generating at least a few high fives at the White House. But the audience was smallish, and SOTUs seldom produce much of an afterglow.
Not since Jackie's Camelot days in the Kennedy administration has a first lady so captured public attention and respectful coverage by much of the press. Unlike Jackie, Michelle Obama has got social media.
The GOP and President Obama have long disagreed over taxes for the rich. Although there are signs of potential movement with the fiscal cliff looming, there are also reasons it might not happen.
The day after hosting a fundraiser for Mitt Romney in Las Vegas, Donald Trump resorted to insisting that Barack Obama was born in Kenya. This is not helping Romney.
Two new pro-Obama ads are hammering Romney's former firm, Bain Capital, for the demise of a Missouri steel company. The counter-ad from the Romney camp focuses on a firm that Bain bolstered.
Sarah Palin has criticized the 'lame-stream media' for making too much of Rick Santorum's 2008 statement that Satan is attacking America. But the media aren't the only ones concerned.
Possible campaign-finance impropriety simmers alongside a report of sexual harassment allegations dating from the 1990s. 'I have never sexually harassed anyone,' Herman Cain insisted. But he also gave new information about a settlement with one of the women.
Well, yes. But not really. Rick Perry may well be right that, by historical measures, there are too many debates. But in this YouTube world, debates might be more crucial than ever.
Some supporters ask if he’s done enough to counter a bestseller.