What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?
Rick Santorum withdrew from the Republican presidential race Tuesday, and political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney will now be thinking about the general election and picking a running mate.
Mitt Romney had a clean sweep Tuesday, handily winning the Republican primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Count former Republican Gov. Jim Edgar among those who feel the protracting GOP Primary campaign could hurt the party.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was in northwest suburban Rosemont on Wednesday, less than a week ahead of the Illinois GOP primary. He’s third in the delegate count behind Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, and running second among those who say they are looking for “a true conservative.”
Rick Santorum boldly declared Tuesday night that he would win the Republican presidential primary before the convention, but mathematically, Mitt Romney remains the frontrunner, political analyst Stephen Caliendo says.
Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum both chalked up some wins in the Republican primaries Super Tuesday, but the presidential race is still very much up in the air, says political analyst Stephen Caliendo.
Super Tuesday is seen as a major turning point in the 2012 Republican Presidential Primary race; Mitt Romney hopes to extend his delegate lead and finally cement his front-runner status with multiple wins across the country.
Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney’s landslide victory in the Florida Republican primary was expected, but the primary exposed a deep divide among Republican voters.
We’ve been hearing it all night: the winner of the GOP primary election in Florida is the winner is Mitt Romney. Or so it is in the news, but I don’t buy it.
The Chicago musician who composed the classic rock song “Eye of the Tiger” is suing Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich for using the song without permission.
There is some expectation that Mitt Romney will get a firmer grasp on the GOP presidential nomination after the Florida primary Tuesday, but political analyst Stephen Caliendo says a Romney victory doesn’t mean the race is over.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin suggested Monday that President Barack Obama would do well were Republican candidate Newt Gingrich to continue his strong South Carolina showing and end up with the GOP nomination.
Voters in South Carolina shook up the race for the Republican presidential nomination over the weekend, handing Newt Gingrich an upset victory against and delivering a setback to heretofore frontrunner Mitt Romney. Political analyst Stephen Caliendo has some thoughts.
Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says Mitt Romney has a lot of work to do after winning the Iowa Caucus by just eight points, and Rick Santorum can expect to have “a target on his back.”
CBS will present the Campaign 2012 season’s first network broadcast of a Republican Presidential Primary debate on Saturday, Nov. 12.
This coming Sunday would be Ronald Reagan’s 100th birthday, and Illinoisans are celebrating the only president so far who was born in the state.
Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich will be the keynote speaker at an event honoring President Ronald Reagan near Reagan’s birthplace in Tampico, Ill.
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