Mitt Romney has solidified his lead nationwide -- the newest New York Times/CBS poll finds the former Massachusetts governor in the lead among Republican voters with 28 percent. Newt Gingrich has 21 percent, followed by Rick Santorum at 16, Paul at 15 and Perry at 7. It's a lead, but it's not a coronation -- at least not yet. read more
Besides the attacks on Mitt Romney and the sparring between Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich, the rambunctious Republican crowd made the headlines during Monday’s South Carolina debate. Republican strategist Ron Christie and Politico’s Roger Simon... watch
It’s probably better left out of the spotlight in these hard times, yet Mitt’s made a couple mentions of his finances in the past few hours—revealing that he’s taxed at about 15 percent, a far lower rate than people making far less, and saying that almost $400,000 in speaking fees is “not very much.” This won’t play well with a cash-strapped... read more
Mitt Under Attack... The remaining Republican presidential candidates ganged up on Mitt Romney at last night's debate in a last-ditch attempt to prevent the former Massachusetts governor from coasting to the nomination. The called on him to release his tax records, they questioned his commitment to conservative causes and they urged him to... read more
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