A poll released Wednesday suggests that a minority of Americans are 'entirely comfortable' with the idea of a Mormon president. But voters' concerns about the problems facing the country might override any concern they have about Mitt Romney's religion.
White House economist and longtime Obama adviser Austan Goolsbee says he's returning to academia. Considering Americans' views of the slow recovery, perhaps that helps the president.
The intensity of feeling about Sarah Palin would make her an atypical presidential candidate. That worries some conservatives, and it leaves some Democrats hoping she'll run.
Mitt Romney says as president he would not be swayed by his church. But a significant number of voters – especially evangelical Protestants – say they would be less likely to vote for a Mormon.
Sarah Palin's 'One Nation' bus tour of historic sites brought her Thursday to Paul Revere's house in Boston, where she offered her own take on the hows and whys of his Midnight Ride.
President Obama visits a Chrysler plant in Toledo, Ohio, to extol the success of the auto bailout. But new figures released Friday put the unemployment rate at 9.1 percent.
Mitt Romney, who declared his candidacy June 2 in New Hampshire, has been groomed to run for president. He has the look and the political lineage. He’s been a governor, the quintessential training ground. And he’s essentially never stopped running since he conceded his first White House bid three years ago.
In 2008, Mitt Romney thought he could burst out of the starting blocks with wins in the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary. But there's reason to believe he'll be more successful with this attempt.