Businessman and talk radio host Herman Cain has never won a political race, and most voters have never heard of him. But among those who have, his favorability ratings are very high.
Mitt Romney lays down the gauntlet to Republican contenders with a one-day fundraising haul of more than $10 million. His rivals probably won't be able to keep pace, but they may not have to.
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich, who led the Republican Revolution of '94, has high negatives among general-election voters but knows how to talk and raise money. So who are his people?
Handshakes and hugs marked Obama's visit to ground zero on Thursday. His post-Bin Laden meeting with families who lost loved ones on 9/11 gave some comfort, said several attendees.
At his first major public appearance since making the Osama bin Laden announcement, President Obama will lay a wreath at ground zero and meet with first responders and relatives of 9/11 victims.
As the incumbent, Obama is burdened by three wars and the economy. He's taking nothing for granted for the 2012 presidential election, and is planning victory scenarios that don’t involve taking every state he won last time.
Whether Donald Trump's political moves turn out to be entertainment, a presidential candidacy, or a bit of both, the press attention offers him big payoffs – for now.
Obama attends the Rev. Al Sharpton's event Wednesday for his National Action Network. Rubbing shoulders with Sharpton may help Obama reinforce his standing with African-American voters, analysts say.
Rep. Michele Bachmann raised more money in the first quarter of 2011 than presumptive GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney. If she runs for president, she'll have cash, experts say.