Larry Craig has been ordered to pay nearly $242,000 to the U.S. The order says Craig must pay back $197,535 of campaign funds plus a penalty of $45,000. The Idaho Republican had argued that Senate rules allow reimbursements for any official travel costs and he was traveling between Idaho and Washington, D.C., for work.» Read More
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.
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.
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.