He was a former Democrat, a business tycoon and a media star. The story of Wendell Willkie, the Republicans' surprise candidate in the 1940 election and how he disrupted the GOP.
The leading GOP candidates all claim one of their top priorities will be to repeal Obamacare. An architect of the original law outlines the thorny – but plausible – path to repeal.
The candidates differ on Middle East policy sometimes a lot; other times not so much. But whoever becomes president, there is no way that America will stop obsessing about the region.
There's nothing as certain as death, taxes and a Republican with a plan to cut them. But how do the candidates' proposals stack up?
The 10th Republican debate offered a chance for establishment candidates to slow Donald Trump's momentum just five days before Super Tuesday.
Nevada gave Trump his third victory and a widening lead over his GOP rivals. It's not his conservative values winning votes.
South Carolina is a red state. The GOP candidates know that a win here can lead to the party nomination.
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich likes to tout his record as governor of Ohio. Is it a case of oversell?
The leading Republican candidate may seem out of step with his party's platform when he lambasts free trade, but in fact the GOP has promoted protectionism for most of its history.
Perhaps the 5'10" candidate felt like he needed a 'lift.'
Who is most fit to serve as America's commander-in-chief? Our scholars watched the latest GOP debate to decide.
Donald Trump is Protestant, Bernie Sanders is Jewish and Ted Cruz is a Southern Baptist. But do such religious affiliations mean anything?
Two political scholars evaluate the fourth GOP debate. This round was more about the issues, and less about the moderators.
Because Carson is patently unqualified, his presidential candidacy may be doing more to perpetuate racism than undo it.
The Republican base wants its country back from the "insiders" – by which it means anyone with conventional expertise.
Saying that Ayn Rand had some useful economic and political ideas does not, however, compel Ryan to adopt her entire philosophy lock, stock and barrel.
Candidates sparred among themselves and the media but still managed to debate some of the key economic issues that matter most to Americans – though they ignored a few.
Was the latest GOP debate designed just to give candidates – and viewers – something to tweet about?
There's nothing anti-Republican about doing deals with the other side.
The speaker calls it quits after five years of trying to get Tea Party leaders to stop squabbling and play nice. The road ahead looks rocky for the GOP.