Republican presidential nomination

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at Barn, Harmon Tree Farm on Jan. 20, 2012 in Gilbert, S.C. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Romney Offshore Accounts Contain Up To $32 Million

An Associated Press examination of financial records of Mitt Romney shows that the Republican presidential candidate has offshore-based investments worth between $7 million and $32 million.


Rick Perry shakes hands with Newt Gingrich during the NBC News Facebook Debate on "Meet the Press" on Jan. 8, 2012 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘Newt Is Not Perfect, But Who Among Us Is?’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will abandon his presidential bid and endorse Newt Gingrich, a move coming just two days before the pivotal South Carolina primary.


Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney receives the endorsement of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a rally venue in Exeter, N.H., on Jan. 8, 2012. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie To Romney: Release Tax Returns Now

Gov. Chris Christie is urging political ally Mitt Romney to immediately release his tax returns rather than waiting until April.


Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney addresses a primary night victory rally in Manchester, N.H., on Jan. 10, 2012. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘I Don’t Know If We Can Win South Carolina’

Former Gov. Mitt Romney is conceding he’s got “an uphill climb” in South Carolina, where he finished fourth in 2008, despite season-opening victories in Iowa and New Hampshire.


Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney greets supporters outside a polling station at Webster School in Manchester, N.H., on Jan. 10, 2012. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Defends ‘I Like To Fire People’ Comment

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday defended his “I like to fire people” remark against criticism from GOP rivals as he and his family faced a crush of reporters, supporters and detractors on New Hampshire’s primary day.


Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks at a town hall meeting at BAE Systems offices on Jan. 9, 2012 in Nashua, N.H. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gingrich: New Hampshire Not A ‘Fortress’ For Romney

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he anticipates finishing in the “top three or four” in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary and going on to confront front-runner Mitt Romney head-on in South Carolina.


Former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses supporters during a campaign rally at Pate Asphalt on Jan. 2, 2012 in Marion, Iowa. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Arguing Up To Finish Line In Iowa

In the kickoff contest of the 2012 presidential race, Republican candidates argued up to Tuesday’s finish line in Iowa over which candidate the voters can trust and who they can count on to defeat President Barack Obama.


Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, speaks as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., look on during the Republican presidential debate hosted by Bloomberg and the Washington Post on Oct. 11, 2011 at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Attacks Paul Over Iran Comments

Republican presidential contenders Mitt Romney and Rick Perry on Wednesday assailed Ron Paul for saying the U.S. has no business bombing Iran to keep it from acquiring a nuclear weapon, drawing a sharp contrast with their rising rival as he returned to Iowa days before the lead-off caucuses.


GOP presidential candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., is surrounded by reporters and members of his hunting party at Doc's Hunt Club on Dec. 26, 2011 in Adel, Iowa. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Santorum: ‘We’ve Got Momentum’ Heading Into Iowa Caucus

Rick Santorum isn’t going down without a fight. In fact, that fight might be lifting him up.


A woman walks past placards displayed on a window by "Occupy Iowa Caucuses" activists at the protest headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, on Dec. 27, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy To Expand Iowa Protests As Caucus Nears

Now, to the dismay of Iowa Republicans, Occupy activists in Des Moines are vowing to expand their protests as GOP presidential hopefuls converge on the state that speaks first in the race for the party’s presidential nomination.