Presidential Race

Rep. Todd Akin (R- Missouri)

Bay Area Leaders Call For Missouri Rep. To End Campaign Over Rape Remarks

Bay Area lawmakers and women’s rights advocates have joined the call for Missouri Republican Todd Akin to end his Senate campaign after he claimed that victims of what he called “legitimate rape” can keep themselves from getting pregnant.


Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) jokes with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) during an event announcing him as his running mate. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Democratic Leader Pelosi Reacts To GOP Romney-Ryan Ticket

Ever since Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, there has been a maelstrom of reactions from both parties.


(Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

New Poll Finds Romney Surging Ahead In California GOP Race

Mitt Romney holds a huge lead over his nearest competitor, Rick Santorum, in the latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll.


The GOP candidates competing in the 2012 Iowa Caucuses. (CBS photos/graphic)

Romney Beats Santorum By 8 Votes In Iowa

Mitt Romney wins first campaign victory of 2012 by razor-thin margin over Rick Santorum. Ron Paul followed with 21 percent.


Tea Party Rally in San Francisco, April 2011. (Photo by Beth Spotswood/CBSSF)

Tea Party Express Launching Nationwide Bus Tour In Napa

The group will end the tour in Tampa, Florida, where it will host the first-ever Tea Party presidential debate.


Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin. (AP)

Recent California Transplant Gets Taste Of Presidential Politics In New Hampshire

There isn’t much evidence of it here in California, but the 2012 presidential campaign is in full swing now, with more Republican candidates throwing their hats in the ring every day.