Campaigning in Michigan, the GOP nominee makes an ugly and politically ill-advised gesture toward the conspiracy theory surrounding the president's origins.
Remember Sharron Angle? Some of the things she said were just as out-there as "legitimate rape" -- and she almost beat Harry Reid in 2010.
The Missouri Republican's decision to stay in the race hurts the GOP at all levels, from Missouri to the national ticket.
Why should politicians respect one another when nobody respects politicians?
A Florida state senate candidate gets attacked over his support for driverless cars.
The specifics of the vice presidential nominee's budget proposals poll poorly, but most Americans still aren't familiar with them.
The candidate and his campaign employed an elaborate routine of subterfuge to ensure they would control the running-mate announcement.
The same conservative base that's thrilled to see Paul Ryan on the GOP ticket is in love with Ryan's budget proposals -- which Romney is already backing away from.
Under overcast skies in Virginia, the Wisconsin representative electrified the GOP ticket.
The Republican nominee plans to announce his running mate at a campaign stop in southeastern Virginia.
He's already promised to release another tax return before the election -- a guarantee that the issue will be reopened at an inopportune time.
The polls put the incumbent in the lead, but there are plenty of reasons for Republicans to be optimistic -- and Democrats to be jittery.
Republicans charge the president with 'gutting' the landmark 1990s legislation. That's hardly the case -- but the proposed change could give more people access to benefits.
Romney could choose a running mate any day now, but don't believe the din of ill-informed speculation and analysis.
Same-sex marriage has been consistently defeated at the ballot box. With four blue states voting on the issue in November, will 2012 be the year the tide turns?
The erstwhile Eastern Bloc nation has a dim view of Obama and a connection to a lot of voters in the American heartland.
Nancy Pelosi is not likely to come close to regaining the speaker's gavel, thanks in part to a cavalcade of Democratic missteps.
Last week's mass shooting in Aurora has put the gun issue in the spotlight, and now both presidential candidates are addressing it.
The Republican's attacks on Obama are more rhetorical than substantive. Is he trapped by his party's longstanding foreign-policy divisions?
Republican Rick Scott's attempt to cleanse the voter rolls of noncitizens has Democrats in a panic. Could the pivotal swing state be headed for another 2000-style voting debacle?