Ryan on Presidential Speculation: 'Knock it Off'House Speaker Paul Ryan has a message to everyone in the political chattering class who's speculating that he might emerge as the Republican nominee from a contested convention and save the party from front-runner Donald Trump: "Knock it off."
GOP Badly Split as Trump, Clinton Seek Super Tuesday WinsOn the eve of Super Tuesday's crucial primaries, a sharp new divide erupted between Republicans who pledge to fall in line behind Donald Trump if he wins their party's nomination and others who insist they can never back the bombastic billionaire.
For Some GOP Voters, A Grudging Acceptance of TrumpAs Donald Trump racks up wins, not all Republican voters are celebrating. But doubters are coming to grips with the idea that he may be their party's best chance for retaking the White House.
Christie Expected to Drop Out; Trump Faces Fresh Test in SCThe billionaire political novice posted a decisive victory in the nation's first primary, leaving in his wake a field of Republicans struggling to show staying power after trailing so far behind. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, bruised from a demoralizing sixth-place finish, was expected to bow out of the race, and Carly Fiorina, who finished a distant seventh, did depart.
Campaigns Turn To New Hampshire With Cruz AscendantPresidential contenders on Tuesday turned their airplanes and their hopes to the next arena in the fight for the nomination, a state that will test Ted Cruz's broad appeal and give Hillary Clinton yet another chance to revive a battered campaign in the Granite State.
Who Is Paying For The Presidential Race? Some Answers ComingLate Sunday, on the eve of the Iowa caucuses that mark the start of voting for the 2016 election, super political action committees will reveal their donors for the first time in six months, under a fundraising reporting deadline. Contributors to super PACS are allowed to give as much money as they want. The candidates' official campaigns, which collect smaller checks, must also report their end-of-year fundraising and spending activities Sunday.
Palin's Re-Emergence Underscores GOP SplitPalin's complicated relationship with GOP leaders over the past eight years is a microcosm of the party's broader struggles with its most restive members. What started with an embrace by party leaders evolved into wary tolerance, followed by a potentially irreparable split.
Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Trump, May Clash On Debate StageLooks like Ted Cruz may get that cage match with Donald Trump that the Texas senator had vowed to avoid — and it's crowded in there.
Paris Attacks Deepen GOP Opposition To Syrian Refugee InfluxThe deadly Paris attacks have intensified Republican opposition to letting thousands of Syrian refugees come to the United States.
Bush Hits Campaign Reset; Says He's a Doer, Not a TalkerRepublican presidential candidate Jeb Bush's slogan, "Jeb Can Fix It," tells his story in more ways than he might have intended.
Romney To Jacksonville University Graduates: Get A LifeFormer Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: Get a life.
2016 Contest Overshadows GOP Governors MeetingNo fewer than a half-dozen potential presidential candidates are gathering in Florida as the Republican Governors Association prepares to select its next leader.