| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:46 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s plan to allow insurance companies to continue offering canceled policies may not be enough to quell the uprising among Democrats on Capitol Hill and did little to reverse the continued Republican opposition.
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:28 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — A little more than a year ago, Frank VanderSloot contributed $1million to a "super PAC" supporting Mitt Romney. Now, the Idaho-based health products executive is a sought-after donor at the Republican National Convention as he makes...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Found in the surf (Part One is here) The pitch is that these two men are a kind of Geek Squad for the nation: efficient problem solvers who love numbers and analysis. Romney has the executive skills and Ryan knows......
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
An email from Michele Bachmann today begins: Eric -- I've never needed your support as much as I do today. Yesterday, my self-funded multi-millionaire opponent poured six figures into the Minnesota airwaves to launch his first television commercial. One...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:35 PM
By William E. Gibson WASHINGTON — After raising more than $21 million for what appears to be a losing re-election campaign, embattled Congressman Allen West and those who back him are still rounding up money to try to hang on to his seat....
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Four-term Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, a former presidential candidate who briefly led the GOP field in 2012, announced this week that she won’t seek re-election to the U.S. House. Bachmann had a tough re-election campaign ahead of her, and she&...
| Jan 1, 2013
Back in 2011, at the dawn of a long presidential campaign, I established a fine baseline for my credentials as a political prognosticator: I told readers that Mitt Romney's strongest challengers for the Republican nomination would be Texas Gov. Rick Perry...
| Jan 27, 2013
A well-organized retreat is said to be one of the most difficult military maneuvers: You're under enemy fire, your troops are likely to be demoralized, and you've got to avoid a rout.
That why House Republicans' orderly withdrawal last week from an...
| Apr 7, 2013
Almost four years ago, long before the 2012 presidential campaign heated up, CNN took a poll to learn who Republicans might choose as their party's next nominee. There were two clear front-runners: former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former Arkansas Gov....
| Jul 20, 2012
Once there was an aspiring young political strategist who disrupted a Chicago campaign event for a rival party candidate by inviting homeless to it with promises of free food, drink and more.
Republicans this election season have been attacking "Chicago-...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Mitt Romney's campaign can now point to something it has in common with Ronald Reagan's -- a musical act is asking it to stop using its music at campaign stops.
The rock band Silversun Pickups this week served Romney's campaign with a cease-and-desist...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:52 AM
It’s hard to say who provided the best cartooning material during the 2012 Republican primaries. The lunatic fringe voters, the ones who turn out for these events, dutifully produced a rich, colorful succession of front runners; Bachmann, Gingrich,...