Fox News Iowa Republican Debate – It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over, and it Ain’t Over Yet

The Republican candidates wrapped-up their final presidential debate on Thursday night, yet there’s a strong sense that things could still change markedly before the votes are cast.

We Vote for President, Not Vice President

There is no conclusive evidence from the CHQ Poll that the vice presidential slot—even if it’s given to our favorite candidate—makes that much difference in how we vote.

Iowa Social Conservatives Looking at Gingrich Because They Want Action, Not Talk, on Social Issues

In Newt Gingrich, Iowa's social conservatives see a candidate who, despite his personal shortcomings, has a real record of action on social and cultural issues.

Tea Partiers Beware of Congress Playing Santa Claus

If lawmakers keep playing Santa Claus with money that belongs to our children and grandchildren (through an extension of the payroll tax cut), voters should fill their Congressman’s stocking with coal on Election Day.

Newt v. Paul Part 2: Paul Makes the Case for Non-intervention in the Middle East

In contrast to Newt Gingrich, Congressman Ron Paul's foreign policy is grounded in a much earlier understanding of America's interests: Washington’s Farewell Address and the statements of the Founders.

Newt v. Paul: Gingrich Invokes Reagan and Offers Israel Strong Support

Invoking President Ronald Reagan’s muscular foreign policy, Newt Gingrich may be the strongest advocate among the Republican presidential contenders for maintaining the close U.S./Israeli alliance.

No Consensus on Impact of Romney’s $10,000 ‘Bet’

Our CHQ Poll respondents are pretty evenly divided between those who think it hurts Romney, and those who say it was just a heat-of-the-moment event with little impact.

Why the Republican Establishment Fears Newt Gingrich

Much of what has appeared in the media recently is nothing more than the personal trashing of Gingrich to mask the real reason the GOP establishment is deathly afraid of his candidacy: his conservative ideas.

Gingrich and Huntsman Have a Lincoln – Douglas Debate, Where’s Romney?

Monday's Gingrich/Huntsman Lincoln-Douglas-style debate was much more substantive than any media-driven circus could ever be, and it would be a good idea for Mitt Romney to take part in one.

64% of Americans Fear Society’s Biggest Lawbreaker: Government

Americans' fear of big government is near an all-time high, so Republicans should concentrate on tackling government lawbreaking if they want to win next year.

Most of Us Are Ready to Vote Today

Three quarters of our CHQ Poll respondents say they already know whom they will vote for in the 2012 primaries.

Cuccinelli IS the Conservative Mood

Every once in a while a figure comes along who embodies a movement at that particular time. Ken Cuccinelli is the mood of the Tea Party and small-government, constitutional conservative movements.