Feb 29, 2012 10:35AM ET
You'd think Mitt Romney had a good night last night if you just looked at the numbers. But you're probably not just reading the numbers.
Feb 28, 2012 5:16PM ET
Mitt Romney came from behind to beat Rick Santorum in Michigan Tuesday night, avoiding a loss that would have been a "disaster," maybe his "Chernobyl."
Feb 28, 2012 4:00PM ET
While Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are fighting over Michigan, Newt Gingrich is on a roadtrip through the South, the last place his poll numbers remain decent.
Feb 28, 2012 12:23PM ET
Mitt Romney annoyed a couple conservatives Tuesday by saying, "It's very easy to excite the base with incendiary comments" at a press conference in Michigan.
Feb 28, 2012 10:02AM ET
Tuesday's votes in the Republican presidential primaries in Michigan and Arizona are the biggest tests Mitt Romney's faced since all the other big tests he's faced, but no matter the outcome, the narratives of what happens next have already been written.
Feb 27, 2012 5:30PM ET
RIck Santorum and Mitt Romney are polling so close in Michigan that some are predicting a Bush vs. Gore situation, with one winning the popular vote and the other winning the most delegates.
Feb 27, 2012 4:33PM ET
The report that former Sen. Bob Kerrey will run for Senate in Nebraska came as a surprise to lots of people -- to Nebraska Democrats, to the Democrat already in the race -- and maybe to Kerrey himself?
Feb 27, 2012 1:09PM ET
Mitt Romney seems like a smart and careful guy, so why does he keep saying ridiculous things -- like Sunday's comment, "I have some great friends who are NASCAR team owners" -- that only worsen the perception that he's a wealthy buffoon who doesn't understand the rest of us? We have four theories.
Feb 27, 2012 10:09AM ET
The Republican presidential primary in Michigan Tuesday is reportedly going to be a "game changer," and yet, no matter what happens, no one expects the game to be changed enough that it actually stops.
Feb 24, 2012 4:59PM ET
Mitt Romney is tearing into Rick Santorum for voting with Republican President George W. Bush on spending increases and new government programs, while Santorum is trying to prove he was mostly independent from Bush. But there was a time, not too long ago, when both Romney and Santorum were absolutely delighted to be seen with Bush.
Feb 24, 2012 3:32PM ET
The Republican presidential candidates have had a lot of chances to hurt each other's feelings over the last year with all the debates and ads and speeches, but it seems Ron Paul is hung up on one insult in particular: "disgusting."
Feb 24, 2012 1:23PM ET
Mitt Romney is attacking Rick Santorum for supporting George W. Bush's spending increases even as Romney relies on Bush economic adviser who are telling him to spend more money.
Feb 24, 2012 10:49AM ET
Democrats see Rick Santorum as a joke -- a guy who'd lose by a landslide in a general election because his positions on social issues would alienate women -- but a new poll shows Republican women like Santorum better than they did a month ago.
Feb 23, 2012 6:01PM ET
Onetime baseball star Jose Canseco is having such a good day he wants to hug a stranger -- in fact, he's feeling so touchy-feely he's begging his Twitter followers to hug him and looking for feel-good signs from Mother Nature.
Feb 23, 2012 4:56PM ET
Mitt Romney's argument for why he'd be a better president than Barack Obama is that he'd be a better manager of the economy, but a new poll finds that a majority of Americans think at least one Obama economic policy worked.
Feb 23, 2012 10:31AM ET
Even as Rick Santorum was defending himself at last night's Republican primary debate for saying birth control was bad -- "it's a license to do things in the sexual realm"-- he tried to look a little less strident, promising, "just because I'm talking about it doesn't mean I want a government program to fix it."
Feb 22, 2012 7:32PM ET
It's the very last Republican primary debate, and this time, and if you read all the solicited and unsolicited advice to the candidates, the message is: be as aggro as possible.
Feb 22, 2012 2:58PM ET
The 2012 Republican presidential candidates -- what's left of them -- will debate for the very last time Wednesday night and we're sure going to miss them.
Feb 22, 2012 12:32PM ET
With less than a week to go before the Michigan primary, Rick Santorum is polling just ahead of Mitt Romney, but Romney is crushing him with people who've already voted absentee. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush? Here's our guide to today's polls and why they matter.
Feb 22, 2012 10:54AM ET
Mitt Romney once treated Donald Trump like he was the girl he was too embarrassed to tell his friends he was hooking up with, but the candidate has finally upgraded their relationship status.
Feb 21, 2012 8:01PM ET
If you have been reading the political web today, you've probably come across Bob Morris, an Indiana State Representative who has condemned the Girl Scouts as "sexualizing" young girls and molding them into "feminists, lesbians, or Communists." Let's get to know him better.
Feb 21, 2012 3:09PM ET
Rick Santorum was sitting at the center of the Drudge Report's homepage Tuesday afternoon looking like a religious nut.
Feb 21, 2012 1:20PM ET
Today's Wall Street Journal calls skinny jeans into question, pointing out some scary health issues related to the tight pants trend. But are they really all that bad? We discuss.
Feb 21, 2012 11:01AM ET
It's not that Mitt Romney's money is no good in the Republican primary, it's just that his money buys a lot less than everyone else's.
Feb 20, 2012 5:29PM ET
Mitt Romney is polling just ahead of Rick Santorum in Arizona, with 36 percent to 33 percent, respectively, Public Policy Polling finds.
Feb 20, 2012 3:41PM ET
Rick Santorum got pretty feisty on the campaign trail this weekend, and now "our less-than erudite members of the national press corps," as he put it, keep asking him if he really meant what he said
Feb 20, 2012 2:47PM ET
The pro-Mitt Romney super PAC's ad war against his two main opponents cost it $14 million in January, The New York Times reports.
Feb 20, 2012 2:12PM ET
Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are trying to prove their working-class roots as they campaign across the U.S., but the man who is truly one of us is Newt Gingrich, who, like so many Americans, is a crash dieter.
Feb 20, 2012 12:30PM ET
Rick Santorum "gets pegged as a one-trick pony, but he’s not," his national political director said last month. Maybe that's true, but how can you ignore how candidate lights up when talks about his conservative Christian credentials?
Feb 20, 2012 9:59AM ET
Mitt Romney says that he opposed the government bailout of Detroit because the private market would have provided loans so GM and Chrysler could go through managed bankruptcy, but it turns out the firm Romney once led, Bain Capital, turned down the chance to do so.