A prominent evangelical leader who supports Rick Perry says the Mormon religion "is a cult." Several polls show a significant minority of voters would not vote for a Mormon, a subject Mitt Romney may have to address again.
Gov. Rick Perry's inflammatory language on Social Security doesn't sit well with independents, though it's a wash for Republican voters, a new Gallup poll shows.
As war rages on several fronts and much of the Middle East and northern Africa is in turmoil, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton enjoys a favorable rating higher than President Obama, Vice President Biden, or Secretary of Defense Gates.
George Will says the 2012 Republican field is 'cluttered with careless, delusional' candidates. But GOP whip Kevin McCarthy lauds 'a longer primary ... based upon ideas.'
The latest polls show Obama's job approval back up to 50 percent. His response to Tucson and the bills passed by the lame-duck Congress are credited, but the economy remains a challenge.
President Obama's approval rating after two years in office is higher than President Clinton's was at the same time, but the latest poll ratings are mixed political news.
With 2010 midterms over, the big questions for Sarah Palin are will she run in 2012, and if she does, can she win? Her big challenge: lower her high unfavorable ratings.
The new reality TV show "Sarah Palin's Alaska" premiers Sunday night. Palin's image has been slipping lately, according to recent polls. Will her new show change that?
Anti-incumbent sentiment could be pivotal in Tuesday’s votes. Blanche Lincoln and Arlen Specter, both Democratic senators, are facing tough challenges from the left.
A new Gallup poll suggests that far more Americans still hold former President George W. Bush responsible for the economic recession. But the numbers are going the wrong way for Obama.