Nov 30, 2011 2:28PM ET
Herman Cain has released a "vision for foreign policy and national security" on his web site, and it includes a map in which he labels major world countries with pithy (and boy do we mean pithy) summaries of the U.S. relationship with them.
Nov 30, 2011 1:52PM ET
Mayor Bloomberg, who always fends off the suggestion that he'll make a run at the White House, had to spell out why he's just as powerful where he's sitting in Manhattan: "I have my own army," for one.
Nov 30, 2011 1:49PM ET
While Newt Gingrich has many opinions on many things, a running theme of his record of provocative public has been his opinion of himself and how he stacks up against other great -- and not so great -- minds.
Nov 30, 2011 9:57AM ET
Herman Cain was "somber" when he told a staffers that he would "reassess" whether the latest allegation of sexual impropriety made it impossible to continue his campaign, but by Tuesday night Cain had his game face back on.
Nov 30, 2011 9:37AM ET
Mitt Romney's cantankerous side emerged again last night during a Fox News interview during which Bret Baier pushed the presidential candidate on his several position changes over the years.
Nov 30, 2011 9:35AM ET
Herman Cain's alleged 13 or 14-year, "on-again, off-again" mistress, Ginger White spoke with George Stephanopoulos this morning.
Nov 30, 2011 8:22AM ET
Cartoonist Steve Breen on Republican wish lists.
Nov 30, 2011 8:17AM ET
Last night Jon Stewart bid a brief farewell to Barney Frank, who, he notes, might just be missed most by the conservatives who were giddy at the news of the 16-term congressman's upcoming retirement.
Nov 30, 2011 8:13AM ET
Rick Perry doesn't like raising money, Tim Pawlenty only wanted to watch hockey, and Sarah Palin thought Mitt Romney had the primary schedule "rigged."
Nov 30, 2011 6:34AM ET
The New York Times continues to dig into Newt Gingrich's post-Congress career and discovered his solid track record of promoting companies that paid to be part of his health care consultancy.
Nov 29, 2011 6:24PM ET
With 36 days left until the GOP's Iowa Caucus and 57 days remaining until the 2011 Oscar nominations are announced, the candidates and Best Picture hopefuls have begun to run together in our thoughts. Naturally, Ron Paul is Moneyball.
Nov 29, 2011 5:16PM ET
Though much of the country came to the defense of Emma Sullivan, the Kansas high school student who got into a very public Twitter spat with Gov. Sam Brownback this week, her high school classmates haven't been quite as supportive.
Nov 29, 2011 5:12PM ET
His fellow Republican presidential candidates were reluctant to comment on accusations that Herman Cain sexually harassed several women in the 1990s, but now that a woman is claiming they had a long-term consensual affair, they're ready to speak out.
Nov 29, 2011 5:10PM ET
Herman Cain's lawyer says Ginger White, who says she had a 13-year affair with Cain, once asked him for help with her rent and car payments, and "he obliged."
Nov 29, 2011 3:55PM ET
A lot of Herman Cain's problems on the campaign trail have come from the fact that he doesn't seem to use the same dictionary as the rest of us.
Nov 29, 2011 3:25PM ET
Previously, Rick Perry has shown that he is capable of remembering two out of three things at a time, but on Tuesday, at a campaign event in New Hampshire, he reportedly forgot both the United States voting age and the date of the general election.
Nov 29, 2011 2:18PM ET
Dave Weigel at Slate has dug up video from 2005 of Newt Gingrich expressing support for a plan that would require Americans making more than $50,000 a year to purchase health insurance or face a penalty, just like Obamacare.
Nov 29, 2011 1:05PM ET
Hardly anyone is paying attention to Mitt Romney but the Democratic National Committee.
Nov 29, 2011 11:37AM ET
"In a conference call this morning, Herman Cain told his senior staff that he is 'reassessing' whether to remain in the race," reports National Review's Robert Costa.
Nov 29, 2011 11:11AM ET
Vice President Joe Biden has landed in Baghdad for a surprise visit with departing American forces and Iraqi officials, stopping off on his way to Turkey and Greece.
Nov 29, 2011 10:38AM ET
In an interview with the usually cheery, softball-question-laden Today show, Barney Frank got irritated with Savannah Guthrie's questions, calling it "gotcha journalism."
Nov 29, 2011 10:37AM ET
We don't have to imagine what it'd be like for Newt Gingrich to be the on the Republican presidential ticket -- he already was once, if unofficially and against his will.
Nov 29, 2011 10:01AM ET
Morning Joe was spiked with a few curses from Ann Coulter this morning, though it isn't exactly clear who she called a "douche bag" live on MSNBC this morning.
Nov 28, 2011 6:22PM ET
Atlanta businesswoman Ginger White told Fox 5 Atlanta her 13-year affair with Herman Cain began when he invited her up to his hotel room after a National Restaurant Association event, describing an episode that sounds a bit like what some of the women who accused Cain of sexual harassment have alleged.
Nov 28, 2011 4:44PM ET
This time, Herman Cain isn't waiting on an accuser's press conference to make news of the latest accusation made against him, going to CNN on Monday afternoon to announce: "This individual is going to accuse me of an affair for an extended period of time."
Nov 28, 2011 4:24PM ET
Retiring Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank hasn't snarked his last (he's still in office for another year after all) but we're already starting to miss him.
Nov 28, 2011 4:04PM ET
Past Republican presidential candidates have taken care to show their kinder, gentler, more compassionate side. Not Mitt Romney. He has to prove he can be mean.
Nov 28, 2011 12:58PM ET
With Massachusetts' Barney Frank announcing he won't run for reelection to Congress next year, America will soon lose one of its few elected officials both willing and able to say rude (and often funny) things on camera.
Nov 28, 2011 11:16AM ET
Herman Cain, the once-surging but now-sagging GOP presidential candidate, is trying to get back on message with a new animated video explaining his proposed tax policy.
Nov 28, 2011 11:13AM ET
With a familiar rise in the polls, comes in a proliferation of Newt news nuggets, so far today we're learning how Gingrich balances his life as a candidate with his work as a self-publisher.