Aaron Blake, The Washington Post political reporter, discusses Governor Rick Perry speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference where Perry outlined small-government vision and praised the accomplishments of fellow Republican governors.» Read More
"I am running for President to offer more than just a change in policy. I am offering a dramatic change in perspective and philosophy," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.
Mitt Romney is hoping to parlay victories in Arizona and Michigan into Super Tuesday momentum as the GOP race sweeps across 10 states at once next week.
Presidential races are all about momentum. It matters more than anything less money. And, many would argue momentum is even more important than cash in the bank. In Mitt Romney’s case, his strong financial advantage bought him much-needed momentum at the perfect time.
Rick Santorum touched a nerve when he recently rebuked John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech on separation of church and state.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Monday that Rick Santorum is ill-prepared to deal with the nation's economic woes, calling his GOP rival a nice guy who never held a job in the private sector.
Regardless of the outcome of GOP primaries in Michigan and Arizona, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum appear headed for a showdown next week in Ohio.
Massive tax cuts proposed by Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum would cause the national debt to explode while Mitt Romney's budget plan could generate red ink in line with current projections, according to a new study.
Days before a pivotal primary, Mitt Romney says he would raise the eligibility age for Medicare as he looks to show he's willing to curtail government benefits in the long run.
It's all economy all the time for Mitt Romney, who's back to campaign basics as he tries to fend off Rick Santorum in Michigan and Arizona primaries on Tuesday.
As major GOP contests loom, experts agree that voting in primaries is a challenging task. Many say that for all the challenges, primary voters do a fairly good job of choosing.
There was something old, something new in the misstatements of the candidates in the Arizona debate, in what was the 20th and possibly final GOP faceoff of the campaign.
President Obama has proposed a lower corporate tax rate and an end to dozens of loopholes he said helps companies move jobs and profits overseas.
Rick Santorum is on a roll, but a month and a half into the primary season, he's underfunded and outmanned and still lacking in organization.
Obama says he's hopeful Congress will renew a 2-percentage-point cut in the payroll tax and is pressing for extended benefits for millions of long-term unemployed.
Rick Santorum clashes with Occupy protesters during his first visit to Washington state, a place he said would be a "momentum changer" heading into Super Tuesday.
Mitt Romney tells conservatives he proved his mettle as Massachusetts governor. Rick Santorum says Romney is so moderate that electing him would be a "hollow victory."
The Obama administration's new mandate that religious organizations pay for their workers' birth control has become a bludgeon for Republican culture warriors.
Mitt Romney just can't shake his difficulty attracting conservatives. And that reality is undercutting his effort to cast himself as the inevitable Republican presidential nominee and prolonging a race that each day exposes deep divisions within the party.
Resurgent Rick Santorum said his sweep of three GOP contests earned his shoestring campaign $250,000 overnight, cash he needs to take his upstart bid for the Republican presidential nomination to Mitt Romney's turf.
Mitt Romney battles Rick Santorum and Ron Paul in caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado, hoping to extend his winning streak in the GOP nomination race.