| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:25 PM
Polls across Illinois closed at 7 p.m. Tuesday and the ballot counting has begun, with anything less than a convincing victory for Mitt Romney in both the popular vote and battle for delegates being viewed as a setback for his front running GOP...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:33 PM
Mitt Romney scored a decisive victory over Rick Santorum in the Illinois primary on Tuesday, tightening his grip on the Republican front-runner’s slot and improving his chances of locking up the nomination by the end of the presidential primary...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:09 AM
PARIS -- François Hollande became the president of France on Tuesday and promptly flew toward Germany to discuss the European debt crisis with his German counterpart -- but lightning struck his plane and prompted a return to Paris, CNN affiliate BFM-TV...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:09 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C.(Reuters) - Mack McDowell likes to spend time at the local knife and gun show "drooling over firearms," as he puts it. Retired after 30 years in the U.S. Army, he has lined his study with books on war, framed battalion patches from his tours...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:05 AM
(CNN) -- Rick Santorum turns his focus to his home state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday as he faces an uphill battle to convince Republicans he can stop Mitt Romney from clinching the party nomination after his three-primary sweep.
Romney's wins in...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Gov. Scott Walker beat back a fierce recall effort Tuesday, ending a bitter campaign and gaining the upper hand in an ideological struggle over budget slashing and union power in Wisconsin.
Democratic challenger Tom Barrett conceded the race shortly...
| Jun 7, 2012
There may be no more appropriate metaphor for the impact of Wisconsin's combustible recall election for governor than what happened to Democratic challenger Tom Barrett moments after he publicly conceded defeat to Republican incumbent Scott Walker....
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:28 AM
MEXICO CITY -- With 99.92% of election returns officially counted, Enrique Peña Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election.
Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was ahead of runner-up Andres Manuel...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 10:06 AM
COLUMBIA, South Carolina --Newt Gingrich won Saturday's South Carolina GOP presidential primary, marking a stunning turnaround for a candidate who finished fourth in Iowa and New Hampshire and whose campaign had been left for dead -- again -- by observers...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:03 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich scrapped his way to victory in South Carolina on Saturday as voters in the conservative state rejected frontrunner Mitt Romney's pitch that he is the best bet to fix a broken...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:39 PM
Mitt Romney may have won a blowout victory in Florida's presidential primary, but Newt Gingrich is not about to concede defeat.
Sounding as though he had already wrapped up the nomination, Romney commended Gingrich and other rivals Tuesday night for a...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:52 AM
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- With former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney coming off his second straight victory, the race for the GOP presidential nomination heads to three states holding caucuses this week.
Romney's triumph Saturday in the Nevada caucuses,...