Tales from the Trail

Perry vs. rivals in Republican debate

September 8, 2011

There were eight candidates in the first big Republican debate of the 2012 campaign season.

2012 White House race may lose one tradition: candidates from the Senate

February 23, 2011

Barack Obama did it. So did Joe Biden, John McCain, Hillary Clinton and scores of others. They all ran for the White House while sitting members of the U.S. Senate.