GOP groups have been on the offensive against the perceived frontrunner.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) leads the field of potential Republican presidential candidates in early-voting South Carolina, according to a new poll from Gravis Marketing.
Huckabee, who finished a strong second place in South Carolina's 2008 primary, polls at 18 percent in the survey. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) comes in second place with 17 percent, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is in third with 14 percent of the vote and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulls 13 percent. No other candidate reaches double digits.
Carlos Allen announced his candidacy in a rap song.
New York Republican Rep. Peter King, who has been vocal about his interest in running for president in 2016, won't shy away from a fight with another tough-talking Northeastern politician.
Alexander Bolton 12/09/13 06:00 AM EST
Both parties enter an election year with Americans in an ugly mood.
Ed Gillespie would give Republicans a credible candidate against Mark Warner.
“It really is an ordeal to be part of public life," Paul said.
“Where is my cellphone? Can I call my wife?” Paul said.
President Obama's sinking approval numbers are hurting the reelection chances of Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), according to a new survey from Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.
Udall leads former GOP Senate nominee Ken Buck by 46 percent to 42 percent, a closer result than in earlier polls of the race. His approval rating is in slightly negative territory, with 41 percent disapproving and 40 percent approving.
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says she still isn't interested in joining a national ticket as a vice presidential candidate, even if her ally New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were to secure the Republican nomination.