| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Sen. Orrin Hatch, a six-term Republican from Utah, has been forced into a primary battle in June after he fell short Saturday of the votes needed for an outright nomination during balloting at the 2012 GOP state convention.
Hatch, 78, who entered the...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Mitt Romney hit his party's "magic number" on Tuesday, unofficially clinching the Republican presidential nomination in a race he entered as the front-runner and has had to himself for weeks.
Romney led the pack when he announced his second run for the...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:00 AM
After Mitt Romney swept the five Republican primaries being contested Tuesday, he turned from securing the Republican nomination and toward the general election against President Barack Obama.
The former Massachusetts governor was projected to win in...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Washington -- Newt Gingrich announced the suspension of his presidential campaign Wednesday in Virginia, a little less than a year after the former House speaker officially launched his White House bid.
"Today I am suspending the campaign but...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:52 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney’s vice presidential search has entered a new phase: auditions.
As his campaign evaluates potential running mates, Republicans with a possible shot at the No. 2 spot on the presidential ticket are starting to...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:06 AM
There is an election going on this weekend in LA that few people know about and that is a shame. What turns the shame to an outrage is that this election has profound implications on how this state and maybe The Mobocracy we let pass for a union is...
| May 27, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Alaska Republican PartyChair Randy Ruedrich, who is slated to step down next year, says he is ‘very concerned’ about Chair-Elect Russ Millette urging all party members to attend the final session of the party’s 2012 convention.
| May 14, 2012
| 11:42 AM
An announcement from Rep. Ron Paul indicates that the Republican presidential candidate will no longer actively campaign for the GOP nomination, but will continue to work to secure delegates at upcoming Republican state conventions.
| Apr 27, 2012
WASHINGTON -- As Mitt Romney continued to build his delegate count for the Republican presidential nomination last Tuesday night with five more primary victories, his new campaign slogan proclaimed: "A better America begins tonight."
The message seemed...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:09 AM
New U.S. plans delay some evacuations, cut practice for major nuclear plant accidents
Without fanfare, the nation’s nuclear power regulators have overhauled community emergency planning for the first time in more than three decades, requiring...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:37 AM
It's happening again. Polls aggregated by RealClearPolitics.com show the race for the GOP presidential nomination tightening in the runup to Tuesday night's voting. It's not clear from the data, though, whether the gains by Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:22 AM
From our Washington colleague Colby Itkowitz: WASHINGTON — No Republican presidential candidate — not even Mitt Romney — can amass enough delegates to secure the nomination in the next two months. In other words, when Pennsylvanians vote...