2012 presidential election

Obama in Stamford

Stamford And Westport To President Obama: You Owe Us $43,000

There was more fallout Thursday from President Barack Obama’s fundraising visit to Connecticut this week. The debate revolves around whether taxpayers should foot the security bill when a candidate comes to raise money.


President Barack Obama (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images); Harvey Weinstein (credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Set For $35,000-Per-Person Dinner At Movie Mogul Weinstein’s Conn. Home

President Barack Obama will attend two fundraisers Monday in Connecticut, where he holds a comfortable lead over Republican Mitt Romney in public opinion polls.


President Barack Obama

Discouraging Jobs Report Puts President Obama On Defensive, Romney On Offensive

The retail and transportation industries, plus the government, all cut jobs last month. Manufacturing jobs were up and so were jobs in health care and financial services.


Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Obama Ally Booker Now Featured Prominently In Romney Attack Ad

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has since backed away from his objection to the Bain ad. Political observers suspect the Obama administration pressured him to see the error of his ways.


Rick Santorum

Pundit: Santorum Cleaning Up In Aftermath Of President Obama-Contraception Mess

It wasn’t a card; it was a poll. But it was a great Valentine’s Day presents for Santorum – an ‘I love you’ from Republican voters that sent him to the top of the GOP presidential race.


Newt Gingrich (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images);  Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Gingrich: I Am Mr. Middle Class … And Bloomberg Bought His Third Term

Newt Gingrich, stumping in Mason City, Iowa with less than a week before the caucuses, blamed his slippage in the polls on negative campaigning by his competitors. But that didn’t stop him from going negative against a non-candidate.


Romney in NYC

Fearful Of Him Or Not, Democrats Give Romney Chilly Reception In New York City

Mitt Romney takes Manhattan. The Republican presidential candidate was in New York on Wednesday, tapping Wall Street for campaign cash. But he didn’t exactly get the red carpet treatment from everyone.


Herman Cain credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Cain To Make Major Announcement On Saturday On Future Of His Presidential Campaign

Herman Cain’s decision on whether to fold his political tent will depend on whether his wife of 43 years, Gloria, decides to stand by her man.


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GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Perry To Appear On Late Show With David Letterman

The appearance comes after his stunning gaffe at last night’s Republican debate.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie delivers remarks during the Perspectives on Leadership Forum at the Reagan Library on September 27, 2011 in Simi Valley, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie A Little ‘Preoccupied’ At Paterson Judge Swearing In Ceremony

The frenzy over a possible Chris Christie presidential run has reached a fever pitch, but there is still no word from the new hamlet on the Hudson. There’s been a lot of flirting but no official “I’m in” or “I’m out.”


Gov. Chris Christie

Gov. Christie Makes It Clear In Calif. Speech: He’s Not Running For President

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t changed his mind: He reaffirmed in a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Tuesday that he’s not running for president.


Donald Trump, Sarah Palin

Palin Stops By Trump’s Pad For A Chat

Sarah Palin made a stop in Manhattan on Tuesday during her “One Nation” bus tour. The 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee met with Donald Trump at his Trump Tower condominium before grabbing a slice of pizza in Times Square.