The dispute over the scatological website set up following remarks Rick Santorum made back in 2003 highlights what some see as ethical concerns over the political use of the Internet.
If the moderate Mitt Romney gets the nomination in the GOP 2012 race, the question is whether he could marshall the tea party movement's energy.
With her announcement Monday that she is entering the presidential race, Michele Bachmann has given the tea party a candidate to call its own. Her conservative views and flame-throwing style have already attracted tangible support from evangelicals and the anti-Washington crowd. But is she capable of running a campaign that can withstand the rigors and scrutiny of the presidential process?
If Sarah Palin enters the 2012 presidential race, she may face a woman who also has tea party backing and an accent that evokes the frozen north. Would Michele Bachmann have the edge?
Tim Pawlenty wants a White House ending to his rags-to-riches rise. The former governor declared his candidacy for president May 22 in a video released on his website. The grandson of German immigrants and the first in his family to attend college, Pawlenty is hoping his foes’ flaws are his ticket to victory.