Oct 19, 2011 9:40AM ET
Here's a new, wonky game: what words do you think voters mentioned the most when Rick Perry's name was read by a pollster?
Oct 19, 2011 9:09AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles on Obama's jobs plan.
Oct 18, 2011 6:37PM ET
Tuesday night is the eighth Republican primary debate of the 2012 election cycle, and while many pundits agree that this time the debates have mattered a lot more this cycle, will they run out of things to say about them?
Oct 18, 2011 6:04PM ET
You've got to love when the words of a mere comedian can become the conventional wisdom of the President of the United States.
Oct 18, 2011 5:48PM ET
Despite revenue dipping 24 percent and profits sinking 26 percent, the company's third quarter results weren't as bad as Wall Street expected
Oct 18, 2011 5:17PM ET
Everywhere President Obama looks these days -- protesters, polls, liberals, conservatives, Congress, his own supporters -- he seems to see one thing: frustration.
Oct 18, 2011 2:56PM ET
Two lawsuits by two former Tea Party Patriots workers claim the group's founders defamed them online with some pretty nasty language, including allegations of rape and child molestation through a fake Facebook account.
Oct 18, 2011 2:28PM ET
President Obama has addressed Occupy Wall Street again, saying "they're not that different from some of the protests we saw coming from the Tea Party."
Oct 18, 2011 2:11PM ET
A former lobbyist who pleaded guilty to corruption charges in the Jack Abramoff scandal received his sentence today: Five hours in prison for accepting a trip to the 2003 World Series in New York when he was an aide to Sen. Kit Bond.
Oct 18, 2011 2:04PM ET
The Republican presidential candidates released their fundraising totals this week--Rick Perry raised $17 million; Mitt Romney, $14 million--so one map-making journalist posed the question: where in the country is that money coming from?
Oct 18, 2011 1:33PM ET
When her campaign was doing well this summer, Michele Bachmann rubbed colleagues the wrong way, but now that her support has cratered, she's starting to speak a little more softly and admit mistakes.
Oct 18, 2011 11:33AM ET
In September, Rick Perry's campaign paid just $21,000 to use a private Cessna plane from a friendly businessman when the going rate for such flights could be triple the price, The New York Times reported.
Oct 18, 2011 11:20AM ET
While Democratic voters are growing less and less excited about voting in the 2012 elections, Democratic lawmakers up for reelection are so unenthusiastic they're asking President Obama not to show up in their districts.
Oct 18, 2011 9:57AM ET
Herman Cain's presidential campaign paid Cain's motivational speaking company $36,511 for copies of Cain's books, Bloomberg's Jonathan D. Salant and Joshua Green report.
Oct 18, 2011 9:54AM ET
Mitt Romney is going negative on Rick Perry and he's using one of the most tried-and-true methods: The Internet.
Oct 18, 2011 9:44AM ET
Cartoonist Tony Auth on Mitt Romney's inevitability
Oct 18, 2011 8:47AM ET
The GOP primary race was all so flat and predictable, but then in August, it went on a wild ride.
Oct 18, 2011 8:22AM ET
A truck that was carrying President Obama's telempromter along with $200,0000 worth of sound equipment was stolen from a Virginia hotel parking lot.
Oct 18, 2011 8:04AM ET
The first votes of the 2012 presidential campaign will be cast on the third day of the new year, according to a schedule announced Monday evening by the Iowa Republican Party.
Oct 17, 2011 3:41PM ET
A core Perry supporter says he must juxtapose "traditional Christianity to the false God of Mormonism"
Oct 17, 2011 3:21PM ET
Herman Cain has been gaining steam, but enough to oust Obama?
Oct 17, 2011 3:09PM ET
The activist professor was arrested at the Supreme Court on Sunday with 18 others
Oct 17, 2011 2:37PM ET
Trump will participate in Town Hall but insists this isn't an endorsement
Oct 17, 2011 1:37PM ET
His reelection campaign has spent as much as the GOP candidates combined
Oct 17, 2011 1:29PM ET
Mitt Romney and Herman Cain in a virtual tie for the lead in the new CNN/ORC poll
Oct 17, 2011 12:20PM ET
Santorum thinks he's being bullied
Oct 17, 2011 11:14AM ET
The magazine finds Romney and Bachmann ridiculous, but Cain is "a rich illustration of the American Dream"
Oct 17, 2011 10:39AM ET
Hillary Clinton won't run this year, she won't be a VP nominee this year, and she isn't running in 2016
Oct 17, 2011 9:39AM ET
The libertarian has received the least coverage of all the GOP candidates
Oct 17, 2011 8:57AM ET
He seems to have skipped out on a decade's worth of controversial debate over the Iraq war