Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said the Republican governors of the Midwestern states who back the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline should bypass the federal government altogether and make the agreements necessary to get the $7 billion project up and running.
Former Virginia Gov. George Allen, now running for the U.S. Senate, said in an interview Thursday that fiscal-minded voters and tea party activists won't support his Democratic opponent, Tim Kaine, in their expected showdown next year — despite Mr. Kaine's claims in a debate between the two Wednesday.
Newt Gingrich, now leading by double digits in Iowa and California and in a statistical tie with Mitt Romney for first place in two national polls, ascribes his rise to the top of the Republican presidential nomination heap to substance: a candidate consistently demonstrating depth and breadth of knowledge on domestic and foreign issues.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday she hopes the U.S. Supreme Court steps in soon to rule on whether her state's tough anti-illegal immigration law is constitutional.
Donna Donella, one of the five women caught up in the charges of sexual harassment being leveled against Herman Cain, said Wednesday she is not an "accuser."
With the chorus of Republicans and conservatives condemning anti-Mormonism growing louder, the Mitt Romney campaign moved Tuesday to use the comments of a Southern Baptist leader, the Rev. Robert Jeffress, against GOP presidential rival Rick Perry.
Republican presidential contender Jon Huntsman on Friday called President Obama's jobs plan a "half-measure" that doesn't rise to the economic challenge facing the country.
The re-election bid of Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is providing an early look at how Republicans plan to tie President Obama and his plunging job-approval ratings to vulnerable Democrats down the ballot next year.
George Allen said President Obama's handling of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process has undermined Israel's security.