Mar 5, 2012 4:16PM ET
In a campaign speech Monday, Rick Santorum took advantage of a newly rediscovered op-ed from Mitt Romney to finally give him a harder time on his Massachusetts health care law. But Santorum probably would have benefited from making the case earlier.
Mar 5, 2012 3:22PM ET
Rush Limbaugh said he wasn't motivated to apologize to Sandra Fluke by the number of companies pulling ads from his show. He insists he's turned away "millions" in ads and he can always "replace" the ones who've left! But it made us wonder exactly who does advertise on Limbaugh's show.
Mar 5, 2012 2:05PM ET
Sen. John McCain will call on a repeat performance of the kind of military operation that dislodged Muammar Qaddafi from Libya in Syria, asking the U.S. military to begin air strikes to protect Syrian opposition forces.
Mar 5, 2012 12:37PM ET
At first glance it seems odd that Mitt Romney's campaign would have Donald Trump, of all people, vouching for the candidate's authenticity, not to mention his brainpower.
Mar 5, 2012 12:37PM ET
Just after AOL announced it would no longer be advertising on Rush Limbaugh's radio show, he opened Monday's edition with yet another apology to Sandra Fluke for calling her a "slut" and a "prostitute," this time blaming (who else?) the left.
Mar 5, 2012 12:15PM ET
Is Barack Obama trying to preempt coverage of the GOP's big Super Tuesday? White House Press Secretary Jay Carney tweeted news of the president holding a press conference tomorrow right in the middle of 11 Republican primaries and caucuses without noting the time or even the topic.
Mar 5, 2012 10:28AM ET
Some Republican officials are worried about how the presidential primary has damaged the party's brand -- the top two candidates are viewed negatively by a plurality of Americans -- and they're hoping Super Tuesday will be the grand finale.
Mar 5, 2012 9:22AM ET
Paul Begala on the foreign policy election, L. Gordon Crovitz on self-driving cars, Joel Klein on candidates and education, Luke Harding on Putin's election, and Bill Keller on New York transit.
Mar 5, 2012 9:05AM ET
Yes, we once called for a stop to this whole Mitt Romney-strapped-a-dog-atop-his-car story, but we can't help getting giddy over how The New Yorker got Rick Santorum to stand in for Seamus on the cover of its latest issue.
Mar 5, 2012 7:43AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles toasts Mitt Romney's gaffes.
Mar 5, 2012 5:45AM ET
The ten states holding primary votes tomorrow won't decide the presidential race in any satisfying way, but the results might be the signal that the Republican party is on a course to Mitt Romney that can no longer be altered.
Mar 4, 2012 7:00PM ET
House majority leader Eric Cantor has thrown his support behind Mitt Romney, as has Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn. Here's what people are saying about it.
Mar 4, 2012 6:00PM ET
Speaking to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference in Washington today, the president -- whose allegiance to Israel has been called repeatedly into question by members of the GOP -- made his support forcefully clear.
Mar 4, 2012 3:00PM ET
No one seemed to understand what Lindsay Lohan was doing hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend, including Lindsay Lohan.
Mar 4, 2012 12:00PM ET
Mitt Romney makes it five for five with a win in Washington State, while his closest competitor is forced to backtrack on his "snob" comments about the president. But Ohio is still anyone's game.
Mar 4, 2012 11:00AM ET
Rush Limbaugh has issued an apology to Sandra Fluke: He never meant to "attack" the Georgetown law student by calling her a "slut" and a "prostitute." Advertisers are dropping out, anyway.
Mar 3, 2012 4:00PM ET
With all eyes on Super Tuesday, Rick Santorum gets philosophical over a Subway sandwich.
Mar 3, 2012 1:00PM ET
President Obama has offered his oratorial services to Barnard College, the 124-year-old women's college affiliated with Columbia University, and the school has responded with an enthusiastic, "Yes, please!"
Mar 2, 2012 6:54PM ET
There's a word that's starting to pop up with some frequency in the coverage of the 2012 Republican presidential primary -- "suicidal." Why is that?
Mar 2, 2012 6:14PM ET
Friday, Rick Santorum admitted that his comment that President Obama is a "snob" for encouraging every American to go to college may not have been "not the smartest thing" to say, marking the second well-publicized gaffe he's walked back this week.
Mar 2, 2012 5:34PM ET
From Cubans hawking cigar products to Egypt's corrupting state media to the vaunted penmanship of North Korea's "dear respected leader," today's propaganda report keeps you informed on the latest in state-sponsored agitprop. We begin in Iran!
Mar 2, 2012 3:48PM ET
George Will has some advice for how the Republican Party can win in 2012: just give up hopes of beating Obama and focus on winning the Senate back from the Democrats. An intriguing stratagem, but if history is any guide, one that would almost certainly fail.
Mar 2, 2012 2:01PM ET
The states voting in the next few days are supposed to be less friendly turf for Mitt Romney, but polls show he's doing not too bad. Meanwhile Newt Gingrich, who's been aiming to own the South on Super Tuesday, has a long way to climb and not much time to do it.
Mar 2, 2012 1:28PM ET
After Rush Limbaugh called Sandra Fluke a "slut" and "prostitute" for testifying to Congress about the need for contraceptive health care coverage, the Georgetown law student became something of a lightning rod. Now President Obama has called to thank her.
Mar 2, 2012 11:11AM ET
Ken Mehlman, who managed George W. Bush's 2004 reelection campaign, is explicitly apologizing to the people hurt by the anti-gay marriage tone of the campaign. It's not the first time he's walked back his party's rhetoric.
Mar 2, 2012 10:08AM ET
“I recommend you watch the recent debates,” Obama said at a fundraiser last night. “I’m thinking about just running those as advertisements."
Mar 2, 2012 9:49AM ET
Mitt Romney has been attacking Rick Santorum for growing the government for weeks, but in 2002, back when Santorum was in Congress making those earmarks, Romney was bragging how good he was at securing them.
Mar 2, 2012 7:58AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles makes sure his message is loud and clear.
Mar 1, 2012 6:11PM ET
Mitt Romney finally found an army of real die-hard fans -- something we've searched for for months -- not in his home state, but in Idaho.
Mar 1, 2012 5:12PM ET
The hunt for a third-party candidate to heal the nation's partisan-ravaged woes broke wide open Tuesday with Olympia Snowe's surprise departure from the Senate, followed by her veiled promise to work toward change "outside the United States Senate."