The former House speaker will need to convince voters that the past 30 days was just an aberration and not emblematic of what his presidency would look like.
By Tom LeGro
Shocking as it may be, President Obama and every serious contender for the Republican nomination agree on one important fact: The 2012 presidential election is going to be fought and won on the economy.
Gwen Ifill and David Chalian explore what we know about the GOP field for 2012.
Shields, Brooks on Obama's Mideast Address, GOP 2012 Field…
By Terence Burlij
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Monday he has formed a presidential exploratory committee, making him the first major Republican candidate to take an official step toward running for the GOP nomination in 2012. Pawlenty broke the news to supporters…
At the annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Republican presidential hopefuls began pitching their candidacies to the conservative faithful. Judy Woodruff reports.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
More than seven months after Election Day, the U.S. Senate race in Minnesota drew to a final conclusion on June 30, when the state Supreme Court backed Al Franken's victory and Norm Coleman conceded the race. Here is a recap…
Republican governors from around the country met Thursday to discuss broadening the party's base and its plans on education, energy and the environment. Govs. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota and Mark Sanford of South Carolina offer their views.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty often says the GOP should be more economically populist, saying it should be the party of Sam's Club, not just the country club. He referred to the "Sam's Club Republicans" in his Thursday night address to…
By PBS NewsHour
After a morning of fever-pitch speculation over the identity of Sen. John McCain's vice presidential pick, the presumptive GOP nominee gave the nod Friday to first-term Alaska governor Sarah Palin.
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