Mitt Romney's unflappable debate style is likely to be tested Tuesday night. This is a make or break debate for Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
Ron Paul won the Values Voter Summit presidential straw poll of Republican hopefuls by a relative whopping 37 percent of the vote. His combination of organized supporters and a strong biblical theme worked well.
The 'super PAC' promises to shake up the 2012 election. This new fundraising heavyweight – which Stephen Colbert famously brought attention to with his own Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow – heralds a new era of 'superspending' in politics. Here are the basics about super PACs and how their emergence may influence elections.
Is Herman Cain another Michele Bachmann: Will he see a burst of popularity, only to fade?
Sarah Palin, citing family considerations, opts out of the 2012 presidential race. Her election-season aim, she said Wednesday, is to help elect other 'true public servants' to office – and she has shown she can.
Herman Cain is surging in popularity in a number of polls. So why is Herman Cain putting his campaign on hold for the next month?
Herman Cain jumped from 6 percent to 17 percent in the latest Fox News poll of GOP 2012 presidential candidates. Herman Cain is now just behind Gov. Rick Perry. And there are more signs that Cain's support is gathering momentum.
Only a few days are left until third-quarter fundraising reports are due. Mitt Romney led the GOP field last quarter, but Rick Perry, Ron Paul, and others are sprinting hard for campaign contributions.
After Mitt Romney and RIck Perry, the polls indicate that few of the other GOP 2012 presidential candidates are drawing much support. DCDecoder looks at what motivates Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Buddy Roemer, and the rest to run.