As the GOP House budget guru looks to 2016 and his congressional future, both paths are fraught.
The 42-year-old conservative author of the Republican plan to shrink the federal government hails from Wisconsin, and has never run a statewide race.
In picking the House budget chief, Romney is getting a No. 2 who shares his analytical mindset, love of data, and ability to pivot on messaging.
The Republican also flatly denies an accusation by Senator Harry Reid that he paid no taxes in any year.
Activists gathered in Chicago signal they want Mitt Romney to pick a conservative running mate -- preferably the Florida senator.
In an interview with Time, he struggles to explain exactly how his experience at Bain Capital would help him create jobs.
The Palmetto State governor's spokesman condemns the clip, taken at a meeting of the South Carolina Progressive Network.
The former rival's statement, delivered in a long email late at night, suggests his support for the presumptive nominee is tepid.
The family asks for privacy and prayers for the three-year-old, who suffers from a rare disorder.
The fifth-place Iowa finisher still sees room for a conservative candidate, and he thinks has a chance to turn things around in the Palmetto State.
Questions on fracking and Don't Ask, Don't Tell spark arguments at a campaign event
At a campaign event Perry says he won't get caught in the other candidates' crossfire, but then proceeds to swipe at them
Under his new economic plan, the Texas governor would let Americans opt into a 20-percent rate
The Texas governor will release a full economic plan next week, but in the meantime he wants to replace America's federal income rates
On Friday, the Texas governor will unveil a set of proposals to spur economic growth by rolling back regulations and promoting U.S. oil production
As the president looks for partners in business, Andrew Liveris has emerged as a champion of government helping the private sector
Washington's latest crisis is over, as the president signs into law a bill to raise the debt ceiling and avoid default
After John Boehner breaks off debt-limit talks with the White House, the president laments the death of a potential compromise
The president said that the only deal he would reject was a short-term one, and promised daily meetings until there's an agreement
Dan Pfeiffer was subjected to some tough questioning by liberal online activists in Minneapolis