Rick Santorum has met privately with conservative leaders to craft plans to stop Mitt Romney's march to the Republican presidential nomination, and pressuring rival Newt Gingrich to leave the race is part of their strategy.
Gingrich described North Carolina as a great state for sports and that people expect basketball teams to play the entire game. He said his bid for the White House has every right to campaign until the race is over.
According to the Jones County Attorney the ACLU says they've gotten two phone call complaints about prayer at those county commissioner meetings. No word on who's complaining, but those who are standing up for prayer are very vocal.
The drama facing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took center stage at a GOP dinner here Saturday, where presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and other high profile Republicans – including Walker himself – addressed several hundred activists days before this state’s April 3 primary.
Mitt Romney hit an off note this week when he told a "humorous" story about his dad shutting down a factory. Robert De Niro managed to get both Newt Gingrich and the Obama campaign riled up when he joked at an Obama fundraiser that America isn't ready for a white first lady.
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina says he won't run for a leadership post in the Senate after the 2012 elections because such a job isn't conducive to pushing policy initiatives in which he's interested.
In the latest evidence that Newt Gingrich isn’t exiting the GOP race anytime soon, the former House speaker ended a closed-door meeting on Wednesday with his backers in Congress poised to push ahead with his campaign, possibly through the June 5 primary in California.
Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, former U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge and state Rep. Bill Faison spoke Thursday at the Raleigh Convention Center from the same stage for the first time using a debate-style format in their primary campaign.
Mitt Romney’s performed a disappearing act of sorts during three days of hearings before the Supreme Court on President Obama’s health care law, arguably the most high-profile of issues during the 2012 election, and the motivating issue for conservative primary voters.
Republicans at the Legislature say they plan to take a cautious approach to allow a new method of natural gas drilling in North Carolina that, if successful, probably wouldn't remove a ban on the activity for at least two years.