Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan, his running mate, joined forces Monday in New Hampshire to chastise President Obama for running a negative campaign and to push back against the Democrat's claim that they will raise taxes on middle-class families to help cover the cost of tax cuts for the wealthy.
Election fatigue: Seven out of 10 Americans can't wait for the 2012 presidential campaign to be over, preferring to "fast-forward" to the end, says Gallup analyst Jeffrey Jones.
George W. Bush left office less than three years ago, but for the Republicans seeking to fill his shoes as the next president, the mere mention of his name has been all but absent.
Herman Cain's signature "9-9-9" tax-reform plan has been the battle cry accompanying his meteoric rise through the Republican presidential ranks. But political insiders in New Hampshire say the simple formula that has helped propel his candidacy also could derail it.
Vying for the support of New Hampshire voters, several Republican presidential contenders threatened Thursday to skip the Nevada caucuses if the state GOP sticks with jumping the line by moving its contest into early January.
A new poll shows Mitt Romney holding a big edge in New Hampshire over his rivals in the GOP nomination race.
Mitt Romney is brushing aside criticism he is a flip-flopper. The Republican presidential contender won't pretend he's never changed his mind on every issue he's ever considered.
With three more presidential debates scheduled and a quarterly fundraising report due, the next five weeks loom as do-or-die time for some of the lesser GOP candidates trying to make enough of an impression to stay in the race.
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is the Rodney Dangerfield of this year's GOP presidential field — he gets no respect, despite a strong conservative record, a stint as governor of a key state, and a colorful background in the public and private sectors.