WASHINGTON— It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000- per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks. New York hedge fund magnate Robert Mercer's $11 million gift to a group backing the Texas Republican's White House bid put him atop a...» Read More
More than 60 of Obama's biggest campaign donors have visited the White House more than once for meetings with top advisers, holiday parties or state dinners, a review by The Associated Press has found.
Rick Santorum lashed out at journalists, saying his comment that Mitt Romney is the "worst Republican" to run against President Obama was taken out of context.
Another victory in hand, but still badly trailing rival Mitt Romney, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum vowed to continue his campaign despite an increasingly steep climb to the nomination.
Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary Saturday, beating front-runner Mitt Romney in yet another conservative Southern state.
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Rick Santorum is looking to Louisiana for a much-needed rebound as Republican voters go to the polls Saturday in the state's GOP primary.
Rick Santorum says he'll support the eventual GOP nominee, if it isn't him, despite what he insists are similarities between Mitt Romney and President Obama that make them indistinguishable on some issues.
Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have been campaigning in Louisiana the hardest as they try to keep their campaigns afloat after Mitt Romney's victory in Illinois.
Adding to GOP criticism from the right, President Obama is taking it from the other side, too. Environmentalists complain his policies are not green enough.
This time, it was a senior aide to Romney who put his foot in his mouth -- with a comment that some said suggested the candidate could reset his positions, just like an Etch A Sketch game.
Fresh off a decisive victory in Illinois, Mitt Romney won critical establishment support from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he looks to unite the GOP behind his candidacy.
The Republican presidential candidates are running low on campaign cash as expensive primaries in states like Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania loom, leaving them increasingly reliant on “super PACs,” The New York Times reportsThe New York Times reports.
There will be no knockout punch, but an increasingly confident Mitt Romney expects to tighten his grasp on the Republican presidential nomination with the Illinois primary.
Mitt Romney may lead in delegates and Rick Santorum might have momentum, but neither is having an easy time exciting even his own voters.
President Obama raised $45 million February for his campaign, collecting nearly twice as much as his monthly average at the end of 2011.
After two Deep South losses, Mitt Romney is intensifying his campaign efforts in the economically challenged Midwest -- a friendly region for him -- in hopes of regaining his front-runner's momentum when Illinois holds its Republican presidential primary Tuesday.
The debates have ended, but the claims -- from the Republican presidential rivals as well as from the Obama campaign -- are still being made, sometimes with great exaggerations.
Vice President Joe Biden makes an aggressive entry into the 2012 campaign, calling out the other GOP hopefuls by name for their failure to support the auto bailout.
A coordinated attack by Democrats on Mitt Romney's plan to "get rid of" Planned Parenthood to help balance the federal budget is part of a larger campaign to ensure that Romney and other Republicans lose credibility with female voters.
Conservative opinion is divided on whether Newt Gingrich should make way for a two-man race between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.