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Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Could A Foreign Country Buy A U.S. Election?

What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?

06/25/2012

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

Pro-Romney Group Readies 9-State Ad Buy

An independent group backing Republican Mitt Romney is spending nearly $4 million on ads in nine battleground states.

05/02/2012

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

Illinois Results Show the Drama is Over

But while the race is not technically finished, Mitt Romney’s victory in Illinois has shown that the major drama of the primary race is indeed over.

03/20/2012

MACON, GA - MAY 13: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is the keynote speaker during the Georgia Republican Party Victory Dinner on May 13, 2011 in Macon, Georgia. Gingrich announced Wednesday his candidacy to run for the Republican Presidental nomination in 2012. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Three Takeaways from the Tuesday After Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday was supposed to be a deciding day for the candidates and reset the campaign. Even though the Tuesday after Super Tuesday only featured three states, it will end up resetting far more of the campaign than Super Tuesday did.

03/14/2012

MACON, GA - MAY 13: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is the keynote speaker during the Georgia Republican Party Victory Dinner on May 13, 2011 in Macon, Georgia. Gingrich announced Wednesday his candidacy to run for the Republican Presidental nomination in 2012. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Super PACs are Super Enablers

But, because of the support of his Super PAC, Gingrich is upsetting the natural course of primary politics by staying in a race that he cannot win, nor influence.

03/06/2012

Rick Santorum at Colorado Christian University on Feb. 1, 2012 (credit: CBS)

Even Santorum’s Backers Stunned By His Colorado Victory

Based on the polls going into the caucus, Santorum’s showing in Colorado was quite a surprise. It was definitely a disappointing night for Romney, but not quite disastrous.

02/08/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum poses with supporters after speaking at a campaign rally February 7, 2012 in Blaine, Minnesota. (Photo by Ben Garvin/Getty Images)

Santorum Wins Colorado Caucus

Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum won the Colorado caucus, one of three states that voted on Tuesday. He also won in Minnesota’s non-binding caucus and Missouri’s primary.

02/07/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum waits backstage before a rally February 7, 2012 in Blaine, Minn. (Photo by Ben Garvin/Getty Images)

Surprising Casualty In The Midst Of Santorum’s Win

Looking at the results, especially in Colorado, the real casualty of Tuesday’s races was Newt Gingrich, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

02/07/2012

Republicans attend the caucus at Grandview High School in Aurora on Feb. 7, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Republicans United Only By Obama Dislike

Colorado Republicans were divided on their presidential candidates Tuesday but united by a common conviction that the nation is headed in the wrong direction.

02/07/2012

Republicans gather to see Mitt Romney speak in Loveland on Feb. 7 (credit: CBS)

Colorado Rocky For Republicans In 2012

Note to Republican presidential contenders: Colorado’s political terrain is as rocky as its mountains.

02/07/2012

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