Yellow Spring, Ohio (CNN) - Tim Pawlenty remembers the late nights in 2008, working with his wife, Mary, to pull together all the documents John McCain's campaign requested as it vetted potential running mates.
"No staff. Only us," Pawlenty wrote in his book, "Courage to Stand." "I remember the two of us joking one night at some inhumane hour, 'No way Mitt Romney is doing this by himself.' "FULL STORY
Akron, Ohio (CNN) - The Akron warehouse is bustling with activity: Forklifts buzzing across the floor. Boxes stacked neatly by the loading area. Vans lined side by side to take deliveries.
CEO Daniel Flowers shows it all off with a clear sense of pride and accomplishment. He just wishes he wasn't so busy. Yes, a CEO who wishes supply outpaced demand.FULL STORY
Editor's note: The 2012 presidential race is CNN Chief National Correspondent John King's seventh campaign. King is traveling through battleground states, where the election will be decided, to find the voters who will determine whether President Barack Obama gets a second term or if the country needs the change in direction that Mitt Romney represents.
Philadelphia (CNN) - Paulette Beale shakes her head at the suggestion, then flashes a contagious smile.
"It's still history," she says, to rebut the notion there could be less intensity for President Barack Obama in the African-American community the second time around.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will announce he will suspend his campaign on Tuesday at an event in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a senior adviser to the campaign told CNN.
Santorum spoke to GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney prior to his expected announcement, according to a Republican source.
(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will report raising $9 million in February, a Santorum campaign source told CNN Wednesday.
The source said the campaign received funds from more than 130,000 contributors during the month and that Wednesday was one of their best fundraising days of the 2012 race.
(CNN) – Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will receive Secret Service Protection “within days,” a federal law enforcement source told CNN Tuesday night.
The decision was made through the normal procedure, which involves a candidate filing a request followed, by review from a committee made of representatives of Congressional leadership and the Department of Homeland Security.
(CNN) – Sen. John McCain of Arizona will throw his support behind Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney on Wednesday, a senior Republican source close to the senator said.
The 2008 Republican presidential nominee will travel to New Hampshire to make the endorsement.
(CNN) - Bob Dole is calling Republican leaders in Iowa to make the case for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, according to a longtime Dole ally in Washington and two Republican sources in Iowa who were among those contacted.
Dole, who placed first in the Iowa caucus in 1996 before going on to become the Republican nominee, is personally making the appeals to veteran activists who supported Dole's own campaign in the Hawkeye State.
(CNN) - Herman Cain's presidential campaign is going up on Iowa TV Friday with a new commercial.
A source familiar with the decision tells CNN the Cain national headquarters Wednesday gave the go ahead for the ad buy on cable television in the state that holds the first contest in the presidential caucus and primary calendar.