Barack Obama Sr. apparently discussed adoption before little Barack was born, according to news reports. It didn't happen, but two US presidents were, or considered themselves to be, adopted.
Mitt Romney took in more campaign funds than any other Republican during the second quarter of 2011, but not as much as he raised during the same period in the presidential election four years ago.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, gets ready to march in the Fourth of July parade in Amherst, N.H., on July 4.
Debt ceiling is closing in on federal spending, and presidential hopeful New Gingrich is telling Republicans not to back down in the debate about raising the debt ceiling
US Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan says he's running for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. His biggest challenge is name recognition.
The second quarter – and its fundraising – come to a close at midnight Thursday. For some candidates struggling in the polls, these early numbers could hint at the beginning of the end of their campaigns.
As Americans debate proposals to reform Medicare, they should know that all of them involve trade-offs. Where the current system and the Paul Ryan plan fall short, a true voucher system provides choice, coverage, and cost-efficiency.
Michele Bachmann won neck-and-neck status with presumed front-runner Mitt Romney in the first Des Moines Register Iowa Poll. But with a serious candidacy come tough questions about her record and political assertions.
Newt Gingrich said his recent campaign troubles came from consultants who wanted him to measure his words more carefully. Were they right? Or does he just need more cash?
Texas Gov. Rick Perry probably still has a few weeks to decide whether he wants to run for president. Several factors give him more leeway that other candidates might have had.