Mitt Romney has won the Republican presidential nomination after years of fighting, though his triumph was partially overshadowed by the celebrity businessman who helped him along the way.
The careers of most politicians would crumble under the heavy scrutiny that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America now faces.
Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul trumped presumptive nominee Mitt Romney in Nevada’s national delegate count Sunday, but he will only be able to parlay those supporters into votes for his longshot bid at the national GOP convention if Romney fails to win the nomination in the first round.
It was out with the old Saturday at Nevada’s state Republican convention, where two incumbents were ousted from the Republican National Committee and balloting stretched into the night to select delegates to the GOP presidential nominating convention this summer.
The tea party movement solidified its presence as a force within the Republican Party two years ago when it helped orchestrate the defeat of three-term Sen. Bob Bennett at Utah GOP’s nominating convention. But it fell short this weekend of doing the same to Sen. Orrin Hatch.
Critics of an Arizona proposal to limit birth control coverage have given a personalized gift to more than a dozen state lawmakers – a fuzzy, knitted uterus with googly eyes.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says former Gov. Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts health care law won’t be a problem should he win the GOP presidential nomination, even as Priebus attacked the federal health care law modeled after it.
A New Mexico Tea Party protester says he was struck by campaign signs and bitten during a scuffle with supporters of a Rio Rancho city council candidate.
Sales soared for a painting depicting Obama trampling on the Constitution after a story CBS Las Vegas did about it went viral last weekend.
While Nevada’s caucuses are looking like a big win for Mitt Romney, his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination are shrugging it off as the expected result.