While political focus was on a Senate Intelligence Committee report, Congress snuck in two measures to its must-pass spending bill. NBC News reports.» Read More
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.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses why some of President Obama's policies are impacting the polls.
Conservative opinion is divided on whether Newt Gingrich should make way for a two-man race between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.
Santorum’s victories raise a pivotal question: Can he build on his night of triumph to emerge as a true alternative to Romney? The New York Times reports.
The stakes are high for the three GOP contenders in Tuesday's Deep South contests, with Romney hoping for his first victory in the region and Gingrich fighting to keep his bid alive.
Despite improving job growth and an extended Republican primary fight, President Obama lost ground in the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.
Voter fraud is either rampant and requires strict measures like photo IDs to stop it—or—it's an overblown dispute, only being used as a weapon to keep certain groups from the polls.
"There are four of us in the race and of course, Romney looks like he's ahead, but he's far from having it won", says Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), discussing his hopes for big wins in Alabama and Mississippi today and why he intends to fight on through the GOP primary race.
Rick Santorum says his path to the presidential nomination counts on continued chaos in the field and a fractured GOP arriving at its nominating convention in late summer.
As unions prepare to endorse President Obama on Tuesday, labor leaders say they will mount their biggest campaign effort, with far more members than ever before. The New York Times reports.
Can Rick Santorum continue to gain momentum in Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Mississippi? Discussing why he thinks Mitt Romney will win the Republican nomination, with Tim Pawlenty, fmr. Governor, (R-MN).
Debating whether Republicans will be able to spin Friday's jobs report to their advantage, and will Mitt Romney attract Southern voters, with Keith Boykin, fmr. Clinton White House aide; Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post opinion blogger; and David Webb, syndicated talk show host.
Some of the undecided superdelegates say they expect the former Massachusetts governor to be the eventual nominee but, like many Republican voters, they're not quite ready to embrace him.
Facing Southern primaries, Mitt Romney says he's "learning to say y'all," and he likes grits. "Strange things are happening to me," he tells a Mississippi audience.
GOP candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) shares his reaction to the February jobs data and what it indicates for the economic recovery.
Republican activists foresee a long presidential campaign that almost certainly will nominate Mitt Romney but may leave him weakened in the battle against President Obama.
Ed Gillespie, former counselor to President G.W. Bush, says health care will be a central issue in Decision 2012: "People can't stand President Obama's health care proposal," he says.