Ron Paul will not seek re-election to Congress in 2012

Texas Congressman Ron Paul has stated he will not seek re-election for his congressional seat in 2012. Instead, Paul says he will choose to focus solely on his bid for the Republican nomination and...

Is Iowa now a Bachmann/Romney battle for 1st?

A newly released poll from The Iowa Republican (TIR) conducted a couple weeks ago now shows a two-way battle for first place between former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. Other...

Video: Tim Pawlenty on Meet the Press – 7/10/11

This morning on Meet the Press, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty answered questions on the state of the 2012 race, his plan in Iowa and beyond. Pawlenty took the opportunity to continue his line...

Rick Perry working donors and phones in Iowa

Many stories in the past couple months have speculated on whether or not Texas Governor Rick Perry would run in 2012, however, the latest speculation is more along the lines of when he will...

Video: Bachmann hits the Iowa airwaves

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann hit the airwaves in Iowa this week with her first TV ad touting her Iowa upbringing and credentials. Aimed at cementing her as the "Iowan" in the race, the ad...

Romney leads 2nd quarter fundraising with $18.25 million

Most of the second quarter fundraising totals are out and the big winner this time around was former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Romney totaled $18.25 million in the last 3 months. His closest competitor,...

Gay marriage initiatives in 2012 could galvanize like 2004

Back in the 2004 Presidential election, President Bush benefited from nearly a dozen state-level gay marriage initiatives on the ballot at the same time as the presidential vote. Many argue this was a strategy...

Rasmussen poll shows Obama 42%, GOP 46%

A Rasmussen poll out today should give hope to the potential GOP candidates and strike some concern into President Obama's 2012 campaign. The poll shows any unnamed Republican candidate beating President Obama in a...

GOP hopefuls descend on Iowa

From now until August 13th, Iowa will take center stage in the 2012 battle on the Republican side. Numerous GOP hopefuls have descended on the state with the hopes of bolstering their position prior...

Video: Bachmann on Fox News Sunday, Face the Nation – 6/26/11

This weekend Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann sat down with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday and Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation to discuss her rising position in the 2012 Republican field. Here is...

Update: July 10th GOP debate postponed indefinitely

The Republican debate scheduled originally for July 10th, 2011 sponsored by The Daily Caller and Americans for Tax Reform has been postponed indefinitely due to lack of candidate participate. The debate was the finale...

Latest 2012 GOP Poll: Bachmann on top

A recent Zogby poll from June 22nd seemed to fly under the radar with little fanfare from the media. The poll shows Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann topping out former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney for...

Video: Jon Huntsman announces 2012 candidacy

The former Utah Governor and former Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman officially announced his 2012 candidacy today. See video below of Huntsman's announcement speech: Report from Reuters: (Reuters) - Republican Jon Huntsman, the former U.S. ambassador...