Herman Cain continues to run strong in polls of Republican voters nationwide and in key states. So why do experts still say he's a long shot for the GOP nomination? Organization and experience.
Herman Cain is learning that off-the-cuff remarks and demonstrated ignorance – even from a candidate who touts his lack of political experience – goes only so far. For social conservatives, that means abortion.
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was forced to defend comments on abortion that angered conservatives. Now, he's introducing exceptions to his 9-9-9 tax plan. This week, at least, Herman Cain appears to be struggling in the spotlight.
The GOP debate is in Las Vegas tonight. Jon Huntsman and other Republican candidates are worried that the Nevada caucuses will upstage the New Hampshire primary in January.
If Rick Perry wins the GOP presidential nomination, his remarks on Social Security and other issues could haunt him. But right now, his play to the Republican base appears to be spot on.
The Michele Bachmann campaign is calling her quip about God and natural disasters an obvious joke. But the incident sheds some light on her style and resilience as a campaigner.
Taking a US tour in a patriotic campaign bus is a rite of passage for any serious presidential contender. Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry and wife Anita head back to the campaign bus after a stop at D.C. Taylor Roofing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Aug. 16.
Her chief GOP competitors – Mitt Romney and Rick Perry – have executive experience as governors. Michele Bachmann, coming off her win in the Iowa straw poll Saturday, says 'principles' and fighting for them are what matter.
Tim Pawlenty bows out of GOP presidential race after Iowa straw poll. Winner Michele Bachmann and newcomer Rick Perry are expected to vie for favor of social conservatives, but Perry could also take support from Mitt Romney.
From 'beef sundaes' to homemade peach preserves, Republican candidates dish it up as they vie for support. But Iowans are casting ballots based more on their minds than their taste buds.