Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Waiting for Warren?

Waiting for Warren?

Though four individuals have already publicly declared their candidacies, Massachusetts Democrats appear to be scouting around for a “big name” to challenge Republican Scott Brown in next year’s U.S. Senate race. Many of them would like to see Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard law professor and consumer advocate who chaired the five-member Congressional Oversight Panel in the […]

Editorial: This is Why People Can't Stand Ron Paul

Editorial: This is Why People Can’t Stand Ron Paul

Texas Congressman Ron Paul is about to launch his third Presidential bid later this week. Much like 2008, we can expect the ‘Cult of Paul’ to aggressively promote their man at every turn. Having fired up supporters is not a bad thing. I’m sure Tim Pawlenty would love it if he as many crazed fans […]

Huckabee Endorses Haridopolos in Florida U.S. Senate Primary

Huckabee Endorses Haridopolos in Florida U.S. Senate Primary

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee dipped his toe in Florida’s political waters earlier today by endorsing Senate President Mike Haridopolos in next summer’s Republican U.S. Senate primary.  According to The Buzz, the former presidential candidate and his wife also made maximum individuals contributions to the Haridopolos campaign. The socially conservative Huckabee, one of nearly two-dozen […]

Libertarians Building a War Chest for 2012

Libertarians Building a War Chest for 2012

In their most recent FEC report, for the period ending March 31, 2011, the Libertarian Party reported $284,882.95 in cash with $0 in debt. At the same point four years ago, the party claimed it had $21,962.37 in cash with $31,589.74 in debt. “Four years ago, we were $10,000 in the red. Now we’re almost […]

McCotter Reportedly Eyeing U.S. Senate, Not White House

McCotter Reportedly Eyeing U.S. Senate, Not White House

Ending weeks of speculation that he might somehow emerge as the “darkest of dark horse” candidates for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, guitar-playing U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan is reportedly considering a challenge to Senator Debbie Stabenow instead. A few weeks ago, the five-term congressman’s name had been thrown into the presidential mix by […]

Longing for Bush

Longing for Bush

Ramesh Ponnuru, a senior editor for the National Review, says that he would like to see former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush enter the Republican presidential race, partly because he thinks the former governor would make it almost impossible for President Obama to carry electoral-rich Florida in 2012. “Unlike all the other fantasy candidates out there,” […]

Gingrich Tweets His Way into GOP Presidential Contest

Gingrich Tweets His Way into GOP Presidential Contest

Despite some minor technical difficulties delaying his long-anticipated announcement, Newt Gingrich officially jumped into the 2012 presidential campaign late yesterday afternoon by declaring his candidacy for the Republican nomination via Twitter and Facebook. “I’m announcing my candidacy for President of the United States because I believe we can return America to hope and opportunity, to full […]