Darryl Williams and Benjamin Kline were shivering before the speech even started, their black umbrella no match for the steady rain and brisk Philadelphia wind. Even as water hit their faces, though, they were smiling, excited at the thought of seeing Ron Paul.
With another night of wins, Mitt Romney turns his attention to a fall matchup with President Barack Obama.
Tuesday night was super to some degree for every Republican presidential candidate except Rep. Ron Paul of Texas.
Rep. Ron Paul discusses the differences between him and the other Republican presidential candidates.
Ask different tea party volunteers in the days before Super Tuesday who the leading presidential candidate is and you will get different answers. Rick Santorum has a lot of support in our unscientific polls, said Mark West of the Chattanooga, Tennessee, Tea Party.
Dean Obeidallah, Lenny McAllister and Joe Williams on GOP candidates talking about Iran before the Super Tuesday votes.
Why isn't the Republican presidential race over already?
Ron Paul weighs in on his presidential bid and vows to continue his presidential run all the way to the GOP convention.
Most of the remaining Republican presidential candidates spent Friday barnstorming across Nevada -- one day before that state's critical first-in-the-West presidential caucuses.
All four candidates in the South Carolina primary are looking onward while touting their success in South Carolina.
Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, told supporters on Saturday that he has embarked on a strategy to amass as many delegates to the Republican National Convention as possible because "that's the name of the game."
CNN's Joe Johns talks to Ron Paul after his last place finish in the South Carolina primary.
On TV, you watch the body language of candidates and wait for the zingers that could tilt your vote a certain way. Or you can just get lost in the pomp of a hall bedazzled by star-spangled ribbons.
The statement: "After World War II, we had 10 million come home all at once. But what did we do then? There were some of the liberals back then that said, 'Oh, we have to have more work programs and do this and that.' And they thought they would have to do everything conceivable for those 10 million. They never got around to it because they came home so quickly. And you know what the government did? They cut the budget by 60%. They cut taxes by 30%. By that time, the debt had been liquidated. And everybody went back to work again, you didn't need any special programs." -- Rep. Ron Paul, at Thursday night's Republican presidential debate in South Carolina.
Will it boil down to 2-man race with Romney and Ron Paul? CNN's Dana Bash and Gloria Borger discuss.
Briefly back in Congress doing his day job, Ron Paul met with high school students outside his office.
Lately it's hard to tell the difference between a presidential debate and "The Jerry Springer Show." Yeah, I know. Some of you have been saying this for months. But my comment isn't a criticism of the candidates, but the live audience. I was hoping this audience "whoop" factor would go away over the long debate season, but it has only grown worse.
On CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, political strategists examine the enduring appeal of Republican candidate Ron Paul.
To get a sense of how Ron Paul is tying the GOP establishment in knots, look no further than Sen. Jim DeMint, the powerful Republican from the site of the next major primary, South Carolina.
CNN's Dana Bash talks to Rep. Ron Paul about his second place finish in the New Hampshire primary.
Fresh off his strong second-place showing in New Hampshire, Ron Paul's campaign charted a path Wednesday to try to keep his momentum going, perhaps all the way to the Republican National Convention this summer.
It's round two in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, with voting beginning in New Hampshire.
The remaining GOP presidential candidates squared off in a debate in New Hampshire. CNN's Paul Steinhauser reports.
After watching two Republican presidential debates in less than 12 hours, I was thinking about how I coach my debate teams when debating the same opponents in a very short period of time. My main advice: Correct your errors without overdoing it.
Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman called it stupid. His rival Ron Paul denounced it. But perhaps most appalled by a "China Jon" ad on YouTube were Hindus in America.
For all their differences, the 2012 Republican contenders have at least one thing in common: They all want to cut spending.
This Tuesday, Iowa's festival of political courtship ends. Even now, Republican voters are sobering up from an interminable series of disappointing dates, opening crusty eyes, and walking up the aisle for their wedding. Before we ride the rocket-sled into New Hampshire January 10, South Carolina on the 21st and the Florida primary on the 31st, we can glimpse who will be standing at the end.
In the sport of presidential politics, Republican candidate Ron Paul has an impressive ground game, a robust team of staffers and volunteers in Iowa and beyond.
Ron Paul's power in Iowa appalls many in the GOP who are concerned about his foreign policy views. Dana Bash reports.
Almost two-thirds of Iowa's Republican political pros predict that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will win the state's caucuses on Tuesday, but his campaign's margin for error over Texas Rep. Ron Paul is slim.
As Republican presidential candidates barnstormed through Iowa in the last few days before the first nominating contest of the 2012 Republican campaign, three rivals were trying to position themselves into a third-place finish behind the front-runners.
With the Iowa caucuses days away, Bachmann and Paul are feuding over campaign staffers. Anderson Cooper reports.
A word of advice to prospective American Idol contestants: vote libertarian. One day after she announced her support for Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Twitter, sales of pop singer Kelly Clarkson's most recent album were surging Friday on Amazon.com. Sales of Clarkson's album Stronger shot up 442% between Thursday and Friday afternoon on Amazon, moving the album from #38 to #7 on Amazon's sales list.
Texas Rep. Ron Paul has distanced himself from a series of controversial newsletters from the 1980s and 1990s that bore his name and included inflammatory and racially charged language.
Four years ago, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul had raised $8.3 million by the end of the third quarter of 2007. One-third of that came in small, unitemized contributions of under $200 each -- the proverbial "small donor" giving that is the mark of a grass-roots based campaign.
He spent much of the campaign under the radar, but now Ron Paul finds himself in the spotlight. CNN's Joe Johns reports.
Forget all of the complaints about the Iowa caucuses. It may be good for everyone else that the Hawkeye State is going first.
Newt Gingrich tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer that Ron Paul's newsletter and views make him a bad presidential choice.
Texas congressman Ron Paul now leads among Iowa Republicans and has tied Newt Gingrich for second in New Hampshire. Republican conservatives have cycled through a series of "Not Mitts." Is it now Paul's turn?
CNN's Gloria Borger interviews GOP presidential hopeful Rep. Ron Paul about several key campaign issues.
The wild card in the Iowa caucus is Ron Paul, the libertarian congressman from Texas. As with all wild cards, his place in the top tier of candidates is itself unlikely and his ultimate effect on the Republican presidential nomination is unpredictable. But based on what I saw during my trip to Iowa earlier this month, no one should count Paul out.
CNN's Gloria Borger speaks with Iowa's governor about why the state is important and what would happen if Ron Paul wins.
With Herman Cain's departure from the 2012 field of candidates seeking the Republican presidential nomination, several contenders have sought to claim the "tea party candidate" mantle. But for those entrenched in the movement, none of the remaining candidates have a legitimate claim to the title.
Fmr. Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell explains why she decided to endorse 2012 GOP candidate Mitt Romney.
Erin Burnett speaks with a panel about how the GOP candidates fared in the final debate before the Iowa caucus.
The sharp attacks between the Republican frontrunners that have played out in media interviews and television ads largely took a backseat in the debate in Sioux City, Iowa. It was the final debate before January's pivotal Iowa caucuses.
Rep. Ron Paul says Congress is playing politics with the budget and will wait to the last minute to avoid a shutdown.
Rep. Ron Paul's Iowa supporters are solid and growing. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.
What if Ron Paul rocked the political establishment, silenced the naysayers and spoiled the party for Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney by winning the Iowa caucuses?
CNN anchors and analysts give their take on the CNN National Security Debate.
Can a debate without many zingers and gotcha moments be interesting and newsworthy? The answer appears to be yes.
As last night's Republican presidential debate over national security issues demonstrated, credibility is crucial to winning a debate.
Rep. Ron Paul tells CNN's Candy Crowley why his plan for the economy includes phasing out student loans.
Presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul faces criticism over his stance on how to treat people without health insurance.
Texas Rep. Ron Paul won a California straw poll, the state Republican Party announced in a statement Saturday night.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann won the Ames Straw Poll Saturday, besting eight other Republican candidates in a nonbinding but politically significant vote in the first caucus state of Iowa.
A funny thing happened in Thursday night's Republican presidential debate in Ames, Iowa. An argument broke out.
Republican presidential candidates take sharp aim at one another during a debate.
How should the United States deal with its growing debt problem? Ron Paul thinks declaring "bankruptcy" might be a good idea.
With the price of gold at record highs, presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul wants to make sure the U.S. gold bars at Fort Knox are really there.
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and outspoken Massachusetts Democrat Barney Frank want to get the federal government out of the marijuana regulation business.
Ben Bernanke has had his hands full since his first day on the job as Federal Reserve chairman nearly five years ago. It's about to get even tougher.
When Rep. Ron Paul walked into Hy-Vee Hall last month, a single blue sign with a simple message was placed near the escalator that took him upstairs to a fundraiser attended by 300 Republican activists.
National Political Correspondent Jessica Yellin talks to Rep. Ron Paul about rifts in the Republican Party.
With the first tar balls from the Gulf oil spill now washing ashore in Galveston, Texas, Rep. Ron Paul, whose district includes the affected area, said Monday the federal government is not doing enough in the recovery effort.
Republican and U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul discusses the November midterm elections with CNN's John King.
Rand Paul, a first time political candidate and beloved figure among Tea Party activists, captured the Republican nomination for Senate in Kentucky on Tuesday night.
CNN's Don Lemon speaks with two young conservatives who attended CPAC 2010.
I am pretty sure I met the next leader of the conservative movement during a three-day confab of activists that wrapped up Saturday here in the nation's capital. I definitely shook hands with a future congressman or maybe even a governor.
Texas Rep. Ron Paul talks about Obama's first year, where he thinks the country is headed and his plans for 2012.
"These are vulgar, obscene people who, in many cases, I really do believe, have serious emotional problems. In this country we have people who have drug problems, people who have alcohol problems."
The phrase "like father, like son" is ringing true for Texas Rep. Ron Paul.
Rep. Ron Paul recalls the 1976 swine flu scare, and says this outbreak is also a "non-event."
As the number of swine flu cases rises around the world, so is a gradual backlash -- with some saying the threat the virus poses is overblown.
CNN's Kiran Chetry speaks to Rep. Ron Paul about the outrage over AIG bonuses.
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul was interviewed on CNN's "American Morning" on Friday. Paul, R-Texas, offered his thoughts on the AIG outrage, the stimulus bill and Congress' actions to boost the economy.
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul criticized President Obama's economic recovery proposal but said Saturday that blame for the financial crisis is deep-seated and includes Republicans who failed to hold the line on spending during the Bush administration.
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul was interviewed Friday morning by CNN anchor John Roberts on "American Morning."
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, who has been an opponent of the government's bailout plan, spoke Friday with CNN's Kiran Chetry on "American Morning."
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul foresees bitter days ahead economically.
Two days after the House rejected the $700 billion bailout bill, the Senate is set to vote on the rescue plan for financial institutions.
Republican Rep. Ron Paul of Texas called on voters to back a third-party candidate for president Wednesday, rejecting his party's nominee and offering equally harsh words for the Democratic candidate.
Ron Paul speaks in front of a crowd of thousands at the "Rally for the Republic."
While Republicans pow-wowed in St. Paul, supporters of Ron Paul threw their own party in neighboring Minneapolis.
There's no room at the Xcel Energy Center for maverick Ron Paul, so his acolytes have packed their cars, hitched rides on "Ronvoys" and will pitch tents at Ronstock '08 in Minneapolis
Yes, he's still around. And Paul's stubborn candidacy says a lot about how the Republican Party has strayed from its ideals
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is still in the presidential race ... sort of.
Republican Ron Paul is winding down his presidential campaign, but he says there's still something to fight for.
Ron Paul's Friday announcement that his presidential campaign "will soon wind down" removes from the race a quixotic figure whose doomed pursuit of the White House inspired libertarians and free-market purists, including many business owners who loved his message about a nation free from regulatory fetters.
A spokesman for Ron Paul's presidential campaign said Friday that the Texas congressman is ending his run for the White House.
The GOP White House hopeful distances himself from remarks in past literature bearing his name. CNN's Brian Todd reports
GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul talks to CNN's Kiran Chetry about being cut from Sunday night's Fox debate.
CNN's Kiran Chetry asks GOP candidate Rep. Ron Paul how he is going to cash in on his record breaking fundraising.
GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul is raking in millions of dollars even as he remains one of the candidates with the least face time in mainstream media.
Backers of GOP presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul of Texas raise cash at a Boston Tea Party. CNN's Mary Snow reports
If you graze the Web, it certainly seems like America's 20-somethings have a loud and powerful voice when it comes to pushing presidential candidates.
Voters throng to hear the GOP long shot preach Austrian economics and a return to the gold standard. Seriously
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