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  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton has been going off-message lately. In a way, he's like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich – a senior statesman who says what he thinks, perhaps without thinking through the implications for his 'team,' and gets in trouble.  In fact, an entire literature has sprung up around why Mr. Clinton appears, at times, to be acting as a double agent for Mr. Romney,  the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    The Romney campaign is recruiting testimonials from workers who have had positive experiences with Bain Capital, countering attacks by President Obama, The New York Times reports.

  • U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday vowed that the House will not wait until after November elections to find a way to avoid a year-end "fiscal cliff" – and that House Republicans will, again, refuse to raise the national debt limit, unless Congress offsets the hike with spending cuts the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters during a campaign stop at the Whistle Stop cafe March 12, 2012 in Mobile, Alabama.

    Campaigning in the backyard of America's auto industry, Mitt Romney re-ignited the bailout debate by suggesting he deserves "a lot of credit" for the recent successes of the nation's largest car companies.

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Massachussetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves to supporters during a primary night gathering at the Suburban Collections Showplace on February 28, 2012 in Novi, Michigan.

    Republican party leaders are starting to gather in support of Mitt Romney, but not as fast as expected for a presumed presidential nominee.

  • Newt Gingrich is the projected winner in Georgia.

    Newt Gingrich bows out of the Republican presidential contest and vows to help Mitt Romney defeat President Barack Obama in November.

  • Republican presidential candidates, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.

    Newt Gingrich has lobbed one attack after another on front-runner Mitt Romney, driving down Romney's likability rating among voters.  The Obama campaign has compiled the slams in a video, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • After an extended silence on the Republican presidential candidates, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorsed presumptive nominee Mitt Romney as the guy to turn around America.

  • Returning to the state where a January primary victory propelled him to front-runner status, Romney delivered remarks on the day voters in New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania cast ballots in their state primaries.

    The nomination all but in hand, Mitt Romney is refocusing his efforts on challenging President Obama, raising cash for the battle and reconciling with Rick Santorum.

  • GOP Candidates

    Newt Gingrich will suspend his bid for the Republican presidential nomination next week, NBC News reports after Mitt Romney swept primaries in five states.

  • Mitt Romney

    Mitt Romney laid claim to a fiercely contested Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night with five more primary triumphs and immediately set the tone for the general election campaign by attacking President Barack Obama over his handling of the economy.

  • Ron Paul's Freedom Principles

    "You don't quit the race just because you're behind," says GOP presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX) discussing his plan to restore America and whether he will get enough delegates to win the nomination.

  • Mitt Romney

    Mitt Romney's presidential campaign said it raised $12.6 million in contributions in March, adding to roughly $14 million his Republican Party brought in last month.

  • Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during a campaign rally at the Marriott Denver West February 6, 2012 in Golden, Colorado.

    In wake of Santorum stepping aside - today comes news Newt's campaign bounced a $500 check for Utah filing fee.

  • Newt Gingrich

    On “Fox News Sunday,” Newt Gingrich described Mitt Romney as "far and away the most likely" GOP nominee. The writing is on the wall for Gingrich, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

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    Don’t count out former Sen. Rick Santorum in his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, wealthy backer Foster Friess said Wednesday.

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    Sharpen your pencils, it's Last Call quiz time.

  • Gavel

    On the third and last day of arguments, several Supreme Court justices seemed receptive to the idea that portions of Obama's health care law can survive even if the the centerpiece is declared unconstitutional.

  • U.S. Supreme Court

    The heart of the Obama administration's health care overhaul hanging in the balance, the Supreme Court is turning to whether the rest of the law can survive if the crucial individual insurance requirement is struck down.

  • President Barack Obama

    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.