As Republican presidential hopefuls gear up for their second debate on Wednesday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is struggling at the polls, is trying to distinguish himself amid a crowded field of candidates, namely by attacking President Barack Obama. Walker criticized Obama on Sunday for failing to speak out against anti-police rhetoric during protests against […]

The 2016 presidential race is shaping out to be harder to predict by the day, even as Democratic Party front-runner Hilary Clinton is predicted by a number of analysts to win the nomination. In the crowded Republican Party candidacy field, the poll numbers tell one story but the Thursday’s face-to-face debate told another. The GOP debate took place […]

Apparently, South Carolina is Newt Gingrich’s last stand. He’s out telling South Carolinians that this is the absolute last chance to stop Mitt Romney before, well, the next 46 primaries and caucuses. RELATED: Why Is Newt Gingrich Staying In The Race? Don’t get me wrong, I understand Gingrich’s urgency. He’s dropped into irrelevancy quicker than the […]

It was clear so quickly that Mitt Romney was going to win the New Hampshire primary that it’s surprising he had time to load the teleprompter for the victory speech. Projected to win by double digits, Romney cruised to an easy win in a state that he likes to call his backyard. Far from a […]

By Zerlina Maxwell Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman patiently waited his turn, and now it seems he’s finally getting his chance to “surge” in the GOP presidential nomination fight, as today, voters head to the polls in the New Hampshire primary. SEE ALSO: Will New Hampshire Have An Impact? The former ambassador to China under […]

The Republican Party has become what Columbia University Professor Marc Lamont Hill described to me as a “race to the bottom,” where the easiest way to lose traction in your candidacy is to prove yourself qualified for the job. SEE ALSO: Haitian Children Remain In Adoption Limbo Now that some of the best Republican candidates […]

By Joy-Ann Reid Responding to criticism over his statement that he doesn’t “want to make black people’s lives better with other people’s money,” Rick Santorum said that far from holding negative views about African-Americans, he worked closely with black former congressman J.C. Watts and former RNC chairman Michael Steele, and was a champion of black […]

Not only did Ron Paul (R-Texas) produce newsletters spewing hate and ignorance toward minorities, he also voted against MLK Day, TheRoot reports. SEE ALSO: Romney Takes Huge Lead The Real Thelma And Louise Paul’s voting record in the House was scrutinized during this weekend’s GOP presidential debates in New Hampshire. (Mainly for his unsuccessful attempts […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ron Paul cited a staggering number in the Republican presidential debate Sunday – $15 trillion supposedly spent by the Fed “bailing out their friends.” Like Mitt Romney and his claims about creating jobs in the private sector, Paul came up with that shocker by presenting an unbalanced look at balance sheets. SEE […]

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich clashed sharply with one rival, took pains to compliment another and said it was laughable for any of them to challenge his conservative credentials Thursday night in the last campaign debate before the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses kick off the 2012 primary season. SEE ALSO: […]

NEW YORK — Donald Trump says he is pulling out of a Republican presidential debate he had agreed to moderate in Iowa. The real estate mogul announced Tuesday that he was stepping back in order to preserve the option of running for president in case he’s not satisfied that the eventual Republican nominee can defeat […]

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Rick Perry says he “stepped in it” when he couldn’t remember the third federal department he would cut if elected, but insisted the debate blunder wouldn’t force him out of the Republican presidential field. “Oh, shoot, no,” Perry told The Associated Press on Thursday morning, the day after making the error […]