As the Obama campaign seeks to make an issue of Romney's term in the Massachusetts state house, locals say he was neither a disaster nor a breakout success.
Republicans are confident controversial Gov. Scott Walker will survive next week's attempt to oust him, while Democrats insist it's too soon to predict the outcome.
In 2004, Kerry staffers blamed her for botching the response to the Swift Boat attacks. Now she's back -- as the aggressive face of the Obama reelection effort.
On Hardball, the former presidential candidate finally meets his match in Chris Matthews' similarly childish enthusiasm for history -- and animals.
After tacking to the right on immigration in the Republican primary, he is now attempting to woo Hispanic voters without mentioning the issue.
Despite the recent controversy over contraception, Gallup finds Americans broadly approve of birth control -- but not porn, cloning, or infidelity.
As Cory Booker discovered, "hope and change" is officially dead. A bare-knuckle campaign is now Obama's hallmark. And to many Democrats, it's about time.
Democrats and Republicans both believe they got the upper hand in the kerfuffle over Cory Booker's criticism of attacks on Bain Capital.
In which two guys who agree on just about everything face off in one of the most expensive House races of 2012
The political dynamics of the fast-changing Mountain West create opportunities in 2012 for both Democrats and Republicans.
One was Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard roommate. The other went to Jerry Falwell's Liberty University. Together, Joe Green and Jim Gilliam want to democratize the most powerful Internet organizing tools.
The Obama campaign is straining to argue that Romney's business record is about more than heartless greed, but it's a difficult case to make.
The former president blurted out his support for his party's nominee, only to be greeted with ungrateful silence in return.
Paul is staying in the race to pursue a set of concessions from the Republican Party and its nominee -- but he's not offering anything in return.
The libertarian congressman doesn't want his supporters to stop crusading for liberty, but he needs them to recognize the fight for the nomination is over.
Much of the public is persuadable, but the way politicians frame the issue will be crucial to how voters respond.
The president has taken a stand that could hurt him electorally, but his opponent's views on the issue are also out of step with voters.
The Indiana Republican's defeat at the hands of conservative activists isn't the start of another anti-establishment wave -- it's the exception to this year's rule.
Primary elections in four states drive a Republican senator from office, nominate a Democrat to take on Wisconsin's governor, and put Romney closer to the nomination.
A titan of the Senate faces defeat, a gay-marriage ban looks set to pass, and Democrats nominate a candidate for the recall of Scott Walker.