The Trumps have become a pseudo-royal family.
Mitt Romney grasping a confused looking baby. Rick Perry cradling a tommy gun. A giant toy elephant and Newt Gingrich. This -- and more -- is the 2012 Republican primaries in pictures.
With five primaries and caucuses done, with party favourite Mitt Romney leading, and with the next four contests before Super Tuesday favouring him, the 2012 race for the Republican nomination is beginning to slip quietly away from the top of the news agenda.
Why is Texas Governor Rick Perry still in the Republican race? A campaign stop in South Carolina demonstrated why even the man himself doesn't seem to think he can win.
There is something about Rick Santorum that gets under my skin, and it has nothing to do with his positions on sexuality.
Mitt Romney "won" the New Hampshire primary yesterday. But his now almost inevitable run to the Republican nomination has never looked less convincing, writes Guy Rundle from Columbia, South Carolina.
Republican Mitt Romney tried to be casual, relaxed and engaging in New Hampshire. It didn't work. Crikey's Guy Rundle begins his US roadshow in the bellwether state to report on this week's crucial primary.
Somehow Republicans have to pick from this motley crew to challenge Barack Obama for the White House in November. With domestic politics still on its Summer slumber, the GOP race, if not the candidates, is captivating.
The Republican presidential campaign has already provided plenty of drama and entertainment, but things are about to get even more interesting.
If Rick Perry didn’t woo you with his recent anti-gay campaign ad there’s always this video from an earlier campaign, when Perry became an advocate for homoerotic meat products.