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Romneys Fundraise In Dallas Amid Controversial Remarks

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann are holding a fundraiser at the Hilton Anatole Hotel Tuesday night.

CBS 11–09/18/2012

Republican Candidates Debate In Tampa, Florida

Stakes Increasing For Republican Presidential Candidates

If you thought Ohio’s Republican Presidential primary last Tuesday was exciting, then you might enjoy watching today’s contest in two Southern states: Alabama and Mississippi.


A supporter of Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney uses a cell phone to take a picture during a campaign rally. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Race Up For Grabs After Romney’s Wins In MI & AZ

As expected, Mitt Romney won Arizona’s primary and pulled out a close victory in his home state of Michigan. But many political analysts believe the Republican primary is still status quo.


President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Political Reporter Jack Fink: President Obama’s State Of The Union

The following is analysis from CBS 11 political reporter Jack Fink concerning tonight’s State of the Union Speech by President Obama, the general election campaign and what lies ahead for Mr. Obama.


SPARTANBURG, SC- JANUARY 8:  Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a campaign stop at the Beacon Drive-In January 8, 2012 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After suffering a fifth place finish in the Iowa caucuses, Gov. Perry has returned to the campaign trail in South Carolina with events for the next several days in hopes of keeping his candidacy alive.  (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images)

Perry Dead Last In New South Carolina Poll

COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBSDFW.COM) -  A new poll in South Carolina by Insider Advantage shows Texas Governor Rick Perry has now slipped to last place. While he has remained steady at five percent, former Utah Governor […]


Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Confused About American Voting Age At N.H. Stop

You might say Texas governor Rick Perry courted the youth, but not the whole youth, in a campaign appearance at a New Hampshire college.


Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks with the media after visiting the Brewery Bar IV on June 20, 2011 in Aurora, Colorado. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Romney Questions Perry’s Stance On Social Security

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday questioned how Rick Perry would fix Social Security as the focus of the GOP presidential race turns to senior citizen-rich Florida this week.


Texas Governor Rick Perry listens to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty as he addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Governor Perry May ‘Shake Up’ GOP Field

Governor Rick Perry is calling influential Republicans in early voting New Hampshire and Iowa, the latest indication that he’s seriously considering a presidential run.


Texas Governor Rick Perry listens to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty as he addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Governor Perry Addresses Boy Scouts In California

Governor Rick Perry told a Boy Scouts ceremony on Wednesday that the federal government is rudderless, kicking off a trip to California that has stoked speculation that he will enter the Republican contest for president.


Texas governor Rick Perry speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governor Perry, With Eye On 2012, Makes California Swing

Governor Rick Perry will swing through California this week for private meetings with Republican leaders, potential fundraisers and legislators that will stoke speculation that he plans to enter the 2012 Republican presidential contest.


Texas Governor Rick Perry addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference on February 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hoopla, Hype Hover Over Unsettled GOP Presidential Field

Governor Rick Perry weighs a campaign. Sarah Palin draws crowds. Michele Bachmann considers a presidential bid. And activists implore Gov. Chris Christie to run. The Republican presidential field is far less settled than it seems.


Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks after taking the oath office for a third full term. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Perry Says He Will Consider Running For President

Rick Perry says he will consider seeking the Republican nomination for president. The longest serving governor in Texas history reversed course after saying for months he wasn’t interested in running for the White House.