A significant shift by the president's team on outside funding carries political risks, but he could no longer afford to sulk on the sidelines.
Focusing on issues helps him stand out from his rivals, but is it too late for him to claim the anti-Romney mantle again?
The president starts things off on the defensive, as a new poll shows his standing is worse than conventional wisdom holds.
As he zooms to the front of the pack on the eve of the caucuses, the rest of the field is expending its energy and money tearing each other down.
The Republican frontrunner proudly presents his academic credentials, but his dual identities could actually be a hindrance on the campaign trail.
Unorthodox presidential campaign taught political veterans new lessons
The GOP White House hopefuls gathered for the latest televised debate in a state that epitomizes America's struggling economy
With Obama ramping up his populist rhetoric, members of his party worry that the protest movement will alienate independents
Under his new economic plan, the Texas governor would let Americans opt into a 20-percent rate
Republican candidates swarmed Mitt Romney and had some tense moments onstage during a CNN forum in Las Vegas
The governor told an audience of steel-mill worker outside Pittsburgh that rolling back drilling regulations would boost the economy
Three weeks after the last nationally televised forum, the Republican presidential primary has changed considerably
The former CEO has risen to the upper echelon of the 2012 GOP field. Is his campaign selling a candidate or a hardcover?
At a 1 p.m. news conference, the New Jersey governor will end his flirtation with a bid that would have reshaped the GOP primary
Some Republicans are clamoring for Chris Christie to join the 2012 presidential race, but he has plenty of reasons to turn them down
In the latest Republican presidential forum, held Thursday night in Orlando, the two front-runners sparred on a range of issues
A history of personal enmity and tough politics could complicate the 2012 presidential race for Republicans
In their onstage scuffles, the former Massachusetts governor has come out ahead, delivering two strong debate performances
With the president's approval numbers sagging nationwide, some members of his party are criticizing him as they prepare for tough races
Candidates and bystanders alike have taken shots at the Texas governor. The 2012 frontrunner, by contrast, has remained quiet.