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.
Iowa's GOP is dominated by social conservatives whose focus is on opposing abortion and gay marriage, say party insiders. That explains why not all Republican presidential hopefuls are competing in the Iowa straw poll on Saturday.
Six candidates are actively competing in the Iowa straw poll on Saturday. Those who fare poorly may find that fundraising dries up. Those who do well may see an infusion of campaign cash.
Investment portfoliso can be managed without relying on a broker. Answer No. 6 in reader mailbag shows where to start reading for a do-it-yourself investment portfolios.
Among the Republican candidates, Mitt Romney has emerged as the early front-runner. Yet the field remains as uncertain as any in modern times – can any of them beat Obama?
Haley Barbour: Several allies said Barbour, known as one of the smartest political operatives in the GOP, ultimately decided he didn't have what it takes to win.