Mesa, Arizona (CNN) - Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum mixed it up over their records on the debt, taxes and earmarks Wednesday night in the first Republican presidential debate in almost a month, and the first before three contests in the next 10 days followed by the Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses on March 6.
Answering a question from the audience on how to bring down the nation's debt, the former Massachusetts governor attacked Santorum's record when he was representing Pennsylvania in the Senate.FULL STORY
Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - It didn't take long for fireworks to erupt at Saturday night's Republican presidential debate.
But while most of six candidates on the stage at Saint Anselm College traded barbs, Mitt Romney didn't field much incoming fire from his rivals, and didn't apparently do any damage to his front-runner status in the race for the GOP nomination.FULL STORY
Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - A second state poll indicates that Mitt Romney's still ahead of the rest of the field of Republican presidential candidates in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, but that Hermain Cain's numbers are on the rise.
According to a new survey by Institute of Politics at Harvard University and the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College, 38% of likely Republican primary voters say they would definitely or probably vote for Romney, the former governor of neighboring Massachusetts who's making his second bid for the White House. Romney has been the front-runner in just about every GOP primary poll in the Granite State over the past year.
Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) - Mitt Romney's still far and away ahead of the rest of the field of Republican presidential candidates in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, according to a new poll.
But a WMUR Granite State Poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire also indicates that Herman Cain's numbers in the state are on the rise, and that only a tenth of likely Republican primary voters have definitely decided on which candidate they will vote for in the battle for the GOP nomination.
(CNN) - Iowa's Republican Party chairman doesn't sound enthusiastic about holding his state's caucuses in December.
Matt Strawn says it's "better for process, better for the voters, better for the candidates. if the process starts in January."