The Washington Times' political blog.
Texas Rep. Ron Paul's final full day of campaigning in New Hampshire got off to a bizarre start Monday when he was met by a bullhorn-toting man with a rubber boot on his head who challenged him and President Obama to a "panty-wrestling match to decide it all."
President Obama called Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Sunday to offer his support on the anniversary of the tragic shooting, telling her that she is an "inspiration" to his family and the rest of the country.
Fox News commentator Mike Huckabee says the Republican presidential candidates seem scared to take shots at front-runner Mitt Romney and are letting him run away with the GOP nomination too easily.
New Hampshire's cigar smokers have spoken, and they like Mitt Romney.
Mitt Romney's Iowa caucus victory has propelled him to a lead in South Carolina, and has boosted Iowa runner-up Rick Santorum as well, according to two new polls Friday.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Thursday compared GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney to the Denny's restaurant chain: not flashy or adventurous, but a good, dependable choice that everyone can agree upon.
South Dakota Sen. John Thune, who has endorsed GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney, said Thursday that criticism of the former Massachusetts governor's conservative credentials is overblown.
New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte, who has endorsed Mitt Romney's presidential bid, said Thursday the former Massachusetts governor's win in Iowa, no matter how slim the margin, has President Obama and his fellow Democrats worried.
The Ames Iowa straw poll might not be the best barometer for picking the winner of the state's caucuses, but it sure makes for an "interesting vacation" — at least that's according to one of Rick Santorum's top surrogates here in New Hampshire.
Only 4 percent of eligible Iowa voters under 30 took part in Tuesday night's Republican presidential caucuses, says an independent research group.
Now that former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has proved he's a serious candidate for president with his near-tie for first in the Iowa caucus Tuesday night, ethics watchdogs are renewing their criticism of a mortgage he received from a bank run by campaign donors.
Sen. John McCain knows how to excite a campaign crowd, but he also knows how to quiet one with a dud joke.
Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican, has his first primary challenger, as former state Sen. Dan Liljenquist has decided to run against the sixth-term lawmaker.
Ever the historian, Newt Gingrich dropped a little marijuana wisdom in New Hampshire on Wednesday, telling an audience member that two of the Founding Fathers of the United States wouldn't like the idea of allowing New Hampshire residents to legally grow their own pot.
Rep. Ron Paul of Texas called one of his Republican presidential-primary rivals a "chicken hawk" Wednesday and taunted his lack of military service.
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