Presidential Race

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at his election night party. (credit: Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

GOP’s Midterm Rout Shapes 2016 Presidential Race

The 2016 presidential race was about the new Republican-controlled Congress even before the polls closed Tuesday night.


Vice President Joe Biden. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Keeps His Name in the Game for 2016

Joe Biden may run for president in 2016, or he may not. But he wants you to know he could.


President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney shake hands following the second presidential debate at the David Mack Center at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on Oct. 16, 2012, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Presidential Election Could Come Down To Only 106 Counties Across US

How Virginia goes in the presidential election may come down to voters who live amid the small wineries, affluent subdivisions and Civil War battlegrounds of Loudoun County.


Ann Romney, the wife of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney introduces him during a campaign rally in North Charleston, South Carolina (Photo Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney’s Wife Says Voters Will ‘Fire The Coach’

Mitt Romney’s wife is reinforcing her husband’s refusal to make public more of his of tax returns, saying “we’ve given all that people need to know” about the family’s finances.


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Bill Clinton Perplexed By Romney’s Tax Statements

Former President Bill Clinton says Mitt Romney’s financial record is a matter of legitimate campaign scrutiny because he’s been selling himself as a fix-it man on the economy.


File photo of Mitt Romney waving to supporters. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GOP Superdelegates: It’s Over, Romney Is Nominee

It’s over, and Mitt Romney is going to be the GOP nominee for president. That’s the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party’s national convention this summer and can support any candidate they choose.


Republican Presidential candidates, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) and former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) share a laugh during a debate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Humor Can Help Candidates – And Hurt When It Doesn’t

Done right, humor can be a huge asset for a politician. But it is fumbled easily in the overheated environment of a political campaign.


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Poll Finds Virginia Voters Favor Obama Over Romney And Santorum

Voters in the Commonwealth prefer President Barack Obama over all Republican presidential candidates according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.


Presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) attends a prayer service. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Republican Catholics Cool So Far To Rick Santorum

Across all states where Republican primary voters were asked their religion in exit polls, Mitt Romney, a Mormon, trounced Santorum among Catholics, with an average margin of victory above 20 percentage points. Even in Southern states, where Romney has struggled, Catholics broke his way.


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Romney To Release Taxes

Stung by a South Carolina setback that capped a bad week, Mitt Romney said he would release his tax returns Tuesday in hopes of ending a campaign distraction.

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