Tim Pawlenty Fails In Comeback Effort, Confirming That The GOP Is Trump’s Party

Former Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty failed in his comeback effort last night, confirming yet again that the GOP is now the Trump Party.

Tim Pawlenty Running For Minnesota Governor Again

Tim Pawlenty is attempting a comeback in Minnesota. It won’t be easy.

Scott Walker’s Campaign Seems To Be In Serious Trouble

Scott Walker used to have a commanding lead in Iowa, now he’s in 7th place. That’s just another sign of the troubles facing his campaign.

John Kaisch To Enter Presidential Race In Late July

In an ordinary year, Ohio Governor John Kasich seems like he’d be a perfect candidate for Republicans in an era when winning the Buckeye State is essential to winning the White House. But things are far from ordinary in the GOP.

The Iowa Straw Poll Is Finally, Mercifully, Dead

After 36 years, the quadrennial absurdity of the Iowa Straw Poll is dead.

The Iowa GOP May Be About To Finally Kill The Iowa Straw Poll

Iowa Republicans may be a day away from putting the Iowa Straw Poll out of its, and our, misery.

Bobby Jindal To Enter Presidential Race June 24th

Once seen as a rising Republican star, Bobby Jindal’s impending Presidential bid now looks like it’s over before it begins.

The Slow Death Of The Iowa Straw Poll

The Iowa Straw Poll seems to be dying, and that’s a good thing.

Republican Presidential Race A Dead Heat

The race for the Republican nomination is as tight as ever, and so far nobody seems to be emerging as a clear front-runner.

Mike Huckabee Is The Latest Republican To Skip The Iowa Straw Poll

What if they held a straw poll and nobody came?

Would Jeb Bush Skip Iowa?

Some analysts are wondering if Jeb Bush might just forgo investing serious resources in the Iowa Caucuses.

Jeb Bush To Skip Pointless Iowa Straw Poll

Jeb Bush will not participate in this year’s version of the Iowa Straw Poll.

Rand Paul Wins Meaningless CPAC Straw Poll: A Family Tradition

Rand Paul is carrying on a family tradition, winning the CPAC straw poll won many times by his father Ron.

Will We Have Michele Bachmann To Kick Around Again?

Michele Bachmann leaves office at the end of the current Congress, but we may not have heard the last from her.

Rand Paul Wins Meaningless CPAC Straw Poll

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul won a completely meaningless straw poll.

Do The Veepstakes Matter? Not Really

The Veepstakes doesn’t matter nearly as much as the media tells you it does.

Iowa Will Be Over Soon, But Not Soon Enough

The constant drumbeat of not-really-news stories out of insignificant little Iowa will soon be behind us.

Reports Of Rick Perry’s Political Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Rick Perry has stumbled out of the gate, but he’ll be in this race for the long haul

Rick Perry: The New GOP Frontrunner

Meet your new Republican frontrunner.

Hundreds Of Miles Apart, Romney And Perry Trade Barbs

It’s Rick Perry’s second day on the campaign trail, and he’s already trading barbs with the guy at the top of the field.

Tim Pawlenty Dropping Out Of GOP Race For President

Tim Pawlenty is out, to nobody’s surprise.

Michele Bachmann Wins Ames Straw Poll, Ron Paul A Close Second

A good day for Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul, and Rick Perry. A bad day for everyone else.

Rick Perry Announces Candidacy For Presidency

While most of the Republican field was at the Iowa State Fair, Rick Perry was in South Carolina shaking up the field.

Ames Matters, But What If Ron Paul Wins?

Time for the spinning of the straw poll results to begin.

Republicans Clash In Most Energetic, Combative Debate So Far

Last night’s debate was definitely more combative than previous renditions.

Pawlenty: First In, First Out? So What?

Tim Pawlenty was the first major Republican to enter the 2012 race. He may well be the first to quit. If so, it may take a while to notice.

Strategic Picking and Choosing on the Route to the Nomination

The GOP contenders are starting the regular ritual of decided how to navigate our rather odd nomination process.

Palin Opens The Door To 2012 Bid: Willing To “Give It A Shot”

Is Sarah Palin running for President in 2012 ? It’s looking more and more likely that the answer might be yes.

Huckabee Leads In Early 2012 Iowa Poll

On January 3, 2008 Mike Huckabee celebrated a victory in the Iowa Caucuses, will be able to repeat that in 2012 ?