Many pundits view Ron Paul's candidacy as the most controversial among GOP voters. His brand of conservatism, highlighted by his return to the gold standard and protectionist ideas have attracted a throng of loyal followers but the one issue that concerns many is his stance on Israel and the Middle East.
Rick Santorum's 3-year-old daughter, Bella, will be leaving the ICU Monday after nearly facing death. "A simple cold can kill her, and it almost did this weekend," Santorum said.
For Ron Paul, it's not that he lacks conservative beliefs, but rather his personal brand of conservatism that turns some voters off. But should evangelicals take another look at the Texas congressman's bid for the White House?
Rick Santorum wants to make one thing clear: he's in the presidential race for the long haul and has surplus money to ramp up his campaign staff.
If voters were expecting a knockout in Thursday night's CNN debate, they were disappointed. Both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are still standing. But the news of the evening was Rick Santorum's challenge to Romney's record on health care.
There is no question that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is getting lots of press these days. However, some of it may not be too flattering. A handful of Republican "elites," and even some of his past leadership team in Congress, are bashing Gingrich as anything but a true conservative in issues ranging from abortion to foreign policy.
A new Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday reveals that evangelicals and Tea Party supporters are breaking hard for Newt Gingrich in Florida, putting the former House Speaker within two points of front-runner and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney relented to pressure and released two years of tax returns today, an action that an expert on investing and entrepreneurship believes can be used as a "teaching moment" to educate voters on the nation's complicated tax structure.
Mitt Romney is wasting little time in trying to take Newt Gingrich down a few notches after his come from behind victory in the South Carolina GOP primary.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has taken his third place finish in the South Carolina GOP primary and is heading to Florida in hopes of rallying the evangelical base. The only problem is, there are fewer social conservatives in the Sunshine State which makes some wonder if Santorum should bypass Florida altogether.
Voters are accustomed to seeing the spouses of political candidates stump for their better halves on the trail. But in this week's South Carolina primary, the children of two of the remaining GOP hopefuls are fulfilling a critical role in their fathers' campaigns and in unique ways.
A new poll released by LifeWay Research shows that presidential candidates who share their faith on the campaign trail may not be helping their cause. The results of this study may go against the strategy being implemented by at least two of the GOP candidates this week in South Carolina as they try to woo evangelicals to the polls on Saturday.
Newt Gingrich wasted no time in taking on CNN's John King and the media in general as he openly responded to the allegations surrounding his second wife's disclosure of his request for an open marriage.
Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain spoke to a sparse, late afternoon crowd at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, making an endorsement and offering advice to Newt Gingrich.
With less than 48 hours until the South Carolina primary, GOP presidential candidates are hustling about to win over the state's many still undecided, if not conflicted, Values Voters.
A new furor rocked politically active Christians today as news leaked that the founder of Focus on the Family, Dr. James Dobson, may have cast aspersions on Callista Gingrich, wife of GOP contender Newt Gingrich, at a key moment before evangelicals voted in Texas to support Sen. Rick Santorum in the GOP presidential primary race. The effect of the disclosure on the race, especially on uncommitted Christian voters, is still unclear.
It had the feeling of a Great Depression tent revival, but the speakers weren’t calling for the participants to come to Jesus, because most of them already have. They were searching for the right words to get politically active Christians in South Carolina to come together before primary voting Saturday.
Newt Gingrich’s two daughters challenged the recent group of evangelical leaders’ endorsement of former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Monday, calling into question how the vote was handled.
The five GOP candidates left standing came out swinging Monday night, hoping to land big blows just days before Saturday’s South Carolina primary. With the clock ticking, challengers Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich are desperately trying to position themselves ahead of the other to be the “anyone but Romney” candidate.
Rick Santorum, who just received the endorsement of a group of some 150 influential Christian conservatives on Saturday, addressed a packed room of over 400 Christian activists Sunday at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s prayer breakfast.
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum received a major boost to his campaign on Saturday as a result of being endorsed by a group of the nation’s leading evangelical leaders. Now voters and candidates are wondering what will happen as a result of the group's endorsement?
Tim LaHaye today announced his support for former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in a letter to South Carolina pastors. The nod from the powerful Christian leader is expected to give Gingrich a much needed boost over the next several weeks in the evangelical-heavy Bible belt.
No one knows what to make of this weekend’s meeting of evangelicals at the Texas ranch of former legislator and judge Paul Pressler – not even some of those who are attending the event. The gathering is not the first time top Christian leaders have gotten together to discuss which candidate can best carry the pro-family flag into the GOP convention but time is no longer on their side.
Newt Gingrich is not only a fierce competitor – he is also an angry one. The Romney campaign pelted Gingrich so hard with a series of attack ads in Iowa that they brought down his poll numbers by several percentage points. Now the Gingrich camp is hitting back in South Carolina with a string of negative abortion ads in an effort to slow Romney’s momentum.
One of the disadvantages of being the front-runner in a political race is that you become an easy target. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has found himself in such a position as his GOP opponents and various special interest groups have turned up the heat ahead of the South Carolina primary, including a retired U.S. Navy chaplain.