| Oct 31, 2011
| 10:18 AM
In a nod to his poor showing in the GOP debates, Rick Perry declares in his latest campaign advertisement that he's a "doer, not a talker."
"If you're looking for a slick politician or a guy with great Teleprompter skills, we already have that, and he'...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 2:18 PM
There may only be two candidates, but plans for a debate moderated by Donald Trump are "moving full steam ahead," the organizers said Friday.
Only Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum accepted the invitation from conservative media group Newsmax to attend the...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Jon Huntsman suggested Tuesday that Herman Cain's personal saga is hurting the entire field of Republican presidential hopefuls, and that the former restaurant executive is right to reconsider his candidacy.
Speaking with the Boston Globe, the former...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 5:26 PM
The most influential Iowa newspaper endorsed Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, saying the former Massachusetts governor offered "sobriety, wisdom and judgment."
The Des Moines Register's editorial board, which endorsed Romney's arch...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Vice President Joe Biden is off to an early start in playing the traditional role of attack dog for the Democratic ticket, accusing Mitt Romney of wanting to "double down" on failed Republican economic policies.
To date, President Obama and his vice...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:29 AM
One of the remarkable aspects of Newt Gingrich's surge in Iowa -- and nationally, for that matter -- is how he's done it on a shoestring budget and limited campaign infrastructure.
But now, Gingrich is launching his first paid advertisment of the...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will argue that President Obama has governed based on his principles, not politics, as he steps onto his highest-profile stage as a surrogate for his former boss.
Emanuel will speak to Iowa Democrats at the annual Jefferson...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 10:54 AM
The Republican presidential candidates most actively courting Iowa voters are set to speak Saturday afternoon at a gathering of social conservatives, one of the biggest cattle calls remaining before the Jan. 3 caucuses.
Saturday's Thanksgiving Family...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Newt Gingrich has surged to the lead in Iowa, according to a new survey released by the Des Moines Register on Saturday night.
The former House speaker has the support of 25% of likely Republican caucusgoers in the survey, up from just 7% in the previous...
| Jul 24, 2011
For a man who hasn't formally decided whether to run for president, Texas Gov. Rick Perry sure sounds a lot like a candidate.
"I'm not ready to tell you that I'm ready to announce that I'm in," Perry told the Des Moines Register, the biggest newspaper in...
| May 27, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Kissimmee’s Damon Green gets to pull his own golf clubs next week. Green, who makes his primary living as Zach Johnson’s caddie, will switch from looper to player at next week’s Principal Charity Classic in Iowa. The onetime minitour...
| May 31, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Ron Paul says it should be mainstream to want a limited government that is responsible and balances budgets...