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Nationally-syndicated radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, whose conservative radio program can be heard in more than 120 cities across the country every weekday afternoon, is urging the Republican National Committee to intervene in the 2012 Republican presidential debates and exclude Rep. Ron Paul and other “marginal candidates” from participating in future debates. Hewitt, who […]
During his appearance on ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour,” columnist George F. Will said that former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is not a serious candidate for president. “He’s been out of elective office for 12 years,” said Will. “Now, John Quincy Adams was out for 17 years when he became President — […]
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson is seriously eyeing the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Democratic Sen. Herb Kohl, according to the National Journal. Thompson, however, isn’t expected to make a final decision on the race until Rep. Paul Ryan — considered one of the GOP’s hottest commodities nationally — decides whether or not he wants to […]
Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, who had consistently maintained a double-digit lead throughout the campaign, won the Democratic nomination for governor of West Virginia in Saturday’s special gubernatorial primary. Tomblin, a fiscal conservative who took over as governor when two-term Democratic governor Joe Manchin replaced the late Robert C. Byrd in the U.S. Senate, received […]