Elections Republicans

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

    Mitt Romney and some of his top aides used private email accounts to conduct state business at times when Romney was governor of Massachusetts, according to The Associated Press.

  • President Barack Obama addressing a town hall in Elyria, OH.

    Eight months before the vote, the re-election of President Obama looks more likely than ever, thanks to the escalating recovery of the stock market and economy, say analysts, and may soon make the bad times of 2009 and 2010 the distant past for many voters

  • Ron Paul's Reaction to Jobs Report

    GOP candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) shares his reaction to the February jobs data and what it indicates for the economic recovery.

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    President Obama has attended 191 fundraisers for himself and others, far exceeding the fundraising pace of presidents going back to Jimmy Carter as he drives to stockpile money for his re-election, according to USA TODAY.

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    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.

  • President Barack Obama addressing a town hall in Elyria, OH.

    President Obama's re-election campaign is investing heavily in high tech to find and reconnect with past donors and volunteers — as well understand voter preferences, The New York Times reports.

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  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters during the Snellville pancake brunch at Brookwood High School on March 4, 2012 in Snellville, Georgia.

    No, it's not over yet. But at this rate Mitt Romney's rivals won't catch him unless they pull off an unlikely fight at the Republican National Convention in August.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Romney Takes Six Super Tuesday States

    CNBC's John Harwood has the highlights from Super Tuesday's showdown and discusses what the GOP candidates next steps are; with Sara Taylor Fagen, DDC Advocacy and Damon Munchus, The Cypress Group.

  • Mitt Romney: Americans Not Happy With Obama's Policies

    "We had a very strong response across the country and the support across the party that I need to become the nominee," says GOP candidate Mitt Romney. If you go through the list of the President's policies and you will see that Americans are not happy with them, he adds.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • President Barack Obama speaking on Iran

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

  • 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.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.