Appearances by Ron Paul over the past several days in New Hampshire have been jammed, to the point where one crucial stop degenerated into chaos.
The New Hampshire debate Saturday was marked by a conspicuous lack of attacks on front-runner Mitt Romney, even from flamethrower Ron Paul. That Republican debate strategy might not work for Romney's challengers long-term.
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.
Polling indicates that GOP voters believe Newt Gingrich could beat President Obama. But surveys of the full electorate show less confidence in Mr. Gingrich's ability to defeat the president.
As the Occupy Wall Street movement begins its fourth week and spreads around the country, politicians and the public are weighing in. Will it have the staying power of the tea party movement?
Libertarian Ron Paul narrowly lost the Iowa straw poll to Michele Bachmann, yet has been cut out of media postmortems on the GOP's top tier. Does he deserve more coverage? Jon Stewart thinks so.
At a Republican dinner in Iowa Sunday night, recently announced candidate Rick Perry appeared to outshine the straw poll winner, Michele Bachmann. His campaign team is receiving accolades too.
California's Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana use for adults, is trailing 51 percent to 39 percent, a poll released Friday shows. But some say polling on this issue may be problematic.