Rand Paul came to Chicago yesterday and did something a Republican thinking about running for president typically wouldn’t do: subject himself to a nearly hour-long grilling by the one-time chief political strategist for President Barack Obama.
While Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney prepared for last night’s debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, 28 miles away, his top fundraisers dialed for dollars at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
Newt Gingrich’s staff compares the next few days of his presidential campaign with George Washington’s crossing of the ice-filled Delaware River during the American Revolutionary War more than 200 years ago.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and aligned party committees raised more money than President Barack Obama and Democrats for the third straight month, according to statements by both campaigns today.
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, who polls show is the leading contender for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, today reported raising $18.3 million for his campaign during the second quarter.