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  • Rising Oil's Role in Decision 2012     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Insight on whether rising gas prices are Mitt Romney's best cards to defeat President Barack Obama in the 2012 election, with Sen. Kelly Ayotte, (R-NH), and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, (D-CT).

  • Gingrich Is Pressed to Drop Out Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 4:07 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich addresses the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce during a campaign stop March 6, 2012 in Duluth, Georgia.

    A super political action committee supporting Rick Santorum in the Republican presidential race says it's time for Newt Gingrich to drop out.

  • US Is 'in Danger of Becoming Europe': Mitt Romney Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 11:47 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a Super Tuesday event at the Westin Copley Place March 6, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.

    The US economy is "in danger of becoming a carbon copy of European nations" because of President Obama's "big-government" policies, GOP contender Mitt Romney told CNBC Wednesday.

  • A day after winning the Michigan and Arizona primaries, Mitt Romney is campaigning in Ohio ahead of Super Tuesday.

    Mitt Romney narrowly defeated Rick Santorum in the battleground state of Ohio, bringing his total to five states for Super Tuesday. Rick Santorum won three states.

  • Analysis: Romney Must Ease Independents' Concerns Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 1:03 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) holds two babies during a campaign rally at West Hills Elementary School March 4, 2012 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

    Mitt Romney's uninspiring showing in Super Tuesday's primaries nonetheless moves him closer to the Republican presidential nomination. But a string of events and voter data underscore his challenge in winning independent voters turned off by the long, divisive primary.

  • Obama Loses Dem Primary in 15 Oklahoma Counties Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 12:22 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking on Iran

    President Barack Obama collected the most votes in the Oklahoma Democratic primary, but lost in 15 counties.

  • Santorum Is Back with Super Tuesday Wins Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 11:38 PM ET
    Rick Santorum wins in North Dakota.

    fter four straight losses to Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum  won at least three states  on Super Tuesday and was aggressively challenging Romney in the night's marquee race in Ohio.

  • Gingrich Wins Georgia, Predicts Third Comeback Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 10:26 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista Gingrich wave after being declared the winner of the primary in Georgia during the election night rally at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel on March 6, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia

    Rewarded with a home state win, Newt Gingrich cast the presidential campaign as a contest between elites and Main Street and said that Americans are rewarding his "power of ideas."

  • Santorum Draws Conservatives in Ohio GOP Contest Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 10:10 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum wins Tennessee.

    Rick Santorum was drawing strong support Tuesday from the most conservative voters in Ohio's Republican presidential primary, according to early results of an exit poll of voters.

  • Super Tuesday Exit Polls: Economy Is Key Issue Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 8:42 PM ET

    The economy is weighing heavily on voters' minds from north to south, even as Super Tuesday is showcasing vastly different slices of the Republican electorate, according to early exit polls conducted for The Associated Press in seven states.

  • Romney and Santorum Battle on Super Tuesday Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 2:26 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a town hall style meeting at Taylor Winfield on March 5, 2012 in Youngstown, Ohio.

    Mitt Romney is trying to  solidify his front-runner status and Rick Santorum is fighting to keep it a two-man race as voters in 10 states cast ballots on Super Tuesday.

  • Ann Romney: 'I Don't Even Consider Myself Wealthy' Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 1:42 PM ET
    Romney Campaigns In Ohio

    Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, says her struggle with multiple sclerosis has put her financial well-being into perspective, and that she doesn't  consider herself to be wealthy.

  • Even as some politicians have tried to stay away from these fundraising arms, the fact is the majority from both parties are swept up in their grasp. A closer look at how powerful these groups have become shows why.

  • Ron Paul: Getting Serious About Rising Fuel Prices Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 2:42 PM ET
    Ron Paul

    "If I am elected President, signing an authentic energy reform bill will be an early priority of my administration.  I will lead with a plan to lower prices, minimize government intervention, and restore a true free market," the candidate writes in this Guest Blog.

  • Newt Gingrich

    "The best and most effective way to balance the budget is through booming economic growth and prosperity. I know. That is how we did it the last time we balanced the budget, when I was Speaker of the House, and it stayed balanced for four straight years. And that is how we would do it again if I am elected President," writes the candidate in this Guest Blog.

  • Mitt Romney: Restoring the American Promise Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 2:38 PM ET
    Mitt Romney

    "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.

  • For Gingrich, Georgia Is a Must on Super Tuesday Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 4:33 PM ET
    GOP Candidates

    Newt Gingrich has Georgia on his mind for Super Tuesday. He says he has to win the primary in his home state "to be credible in the race."

  • States Chase Clean Tech Dollars and Jobs Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:44 PM ET

    Even as certain tax credits and funding from Washington have dried up, U.S. states remain in competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.

  • On to Super Tuesday for Relieved Romney and Rivals Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:28 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachussetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a press availability following a visit to his Michigan campaign headquarters on February 28, 2012 in Livonia, Michigan.

    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.