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Unlikely Marriage: Ron Paul Courting Huckabee's Family Values Voters

Unlikely Marriage: Ron Paul Courting Huckabee’s Family Values Voters

With former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee now out of the Presidential race, the chase is on for the Christian conservatives who gave him a win in the 2004 Iowa Republican caucuses. One candidate interested in scooping up those pro-life, pro-family voters is Texas Congressman Ron Paul. “I think that [Huckabee's departure] opens up the door [...]

Cutting The Cord: Santorum to Lose Radio Gig

Cutting The Cord: Santorum to Lose Radio Gig

As former Senator Rick Santorum is preparing to launch his unlikely Presidential bid, he’ll also be giving up a regular paycheck. For the past two years, Santorum has been the Friday host of the nationally-syndicated “Bill Bennett’s Morning In America.” “If he, in fact, does formally declare his candidacy for president we will no longer [...]

Vermont’s Bernie Sanders Honors Willie Nelson

Vermont’s Bernie Sanders Honors Willie Nelson

Country music pioneer Willie Nelson was honored by Vermont’s Bernie Sanders on Sunday, reports POLITICO’s Karin Tanabe. Sanders, one of only two independent members of the U.S. Senate, presented Nelson with the 2011 Vermont Free Spirit Award in recognition of his support for the nation’s family farmers. In presenting the award, Sanders called Nelson “an [...]

Santorum Relishes the Role of Underdog

Santorum Relishes the Role of Underdog

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says the 2012 presidential election will be the most important in the nation’s history since 1860, when Abraham Lincoln — another long-shot candidate — won the presidency. Speaking at a GOP Lincoln Day Dinner in Sarasota, Florida, last week, the former two-term senator told a crowd of about 300 people [...]

Michele Bachmann Spends Memorial Day in New Hampshire

Michele Bachmann Spends Memorial Day in New Hampshire

Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota congresswoman who is expected to declare her intentions next month in Iowa, spent Memorial Day in New Hampshire. Bachmann, 55, took part in a parade in North Hampton yesterday morning before speaking at an event organized by the Strafford County and Dover Republican Committee later in the day. When asked whether [...]

McCain: Palin Can Beat Obama

McCain: Palin Can Beat Obama

Sen. John McCain believes Sarah Palin can defeat President Obama in 2012. “Of course she can. She can. Now, whether she will or not, whether she’ll even run or not, I don’t know,” the Arizona Republican said of his former vice-presidential running mate on “Fox News Sunday.” McCain’s remarks come on the same day that [...]

Giuliani Leads Pack in Latest CNN Poll

Giuliani Leads Pack in Latest CNN Poll

A new CNN poll released yesterday shows former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani leading the entire field of Republican candidates in a hypothetical match-up of a dozen declared and potential candidates for the party’s presidential nomination. Giuliani, who turned 67 on Saturday and will be heading to New Hampshire next week, was favored by [...]

Huntsman to Skip New Hampshire Debate

Huntsman to Skip New Hampshire Debate

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman said yesterday that he won’t be on stage when the current field of GOP presidential candidates duke it out in a June 13 debate in New Hampshire. The former U.S. ambassador to China won’t be participating in any presidential debates until he makes a final decision about running, said Paul [...]

Miley Cyrus: Santorum Climbing the Wrong Mountain

Miley Cyrus: Santorum Climbing the Wrong Mountain

Miley Cyrus weighed in on the 2012 Republican presidential race yesterday with an indirect but delicious shot at Pennsylvania’s Rick Santorum. Responding to reports that Urban Outfitters, the Philadelphia-based clothing retailer, had allegedly copied jewelry designs and other works by a variety of artists, the 18-year-old pop sensation took to Twitter yesterday to denounce Urban [...]

‘Ten Commandments Judge’ Wraps Up Four-Day Swing Through Carolinas

‘Ten Commandments Judge’ Wraps Up Four-Day Swing Through Carolinas

Roy Moore, the former Alabama chief justice who was removed from office almost a decade ago for refusing to remove a display of the Ten Commandments from the rotunda of the state courthouse, wrapped up a four-day tour of the Carolinas earlier today with a speech at a luncheon in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Moore, who [...]