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Coal Miner's Grandson: Santorum to Declare Candidacy on June 6

Coal Miner’s Grandson: Santorum to Declare Candidacy on June 6

Rick Santorum will officially declare his candidacy for president in southwestern Pennsylvania on June 6. Unlike Newt Gingrich, who declared his candidacy over Twitter, Santorum’s announcement will be much more traditional, taking place near the western Pennsylvania coal mines where his grandfather worked after arriving in the United States from Italy. “This location is significant […]

Rick Scott’s Popularity Plummets in Florida

Rick Scott’s Popularity Plummets in Florida

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s approval ratings are in free fall, according to a Quinnipiac poll released on Wednesday.  His 29% approval rating is the worst of any governor in the half-dozen states regularly surveyed by Quinnipiac. Making matters worse, 37 percent of those in his own party disapprove of Scott’s job performance and only a […]

The Great Tease: Trump Now Hints at Independent White House Bid

The Great Tease: Trump Now Hints at Independent White House Bid

He’s back. Only days after saying that he wouldn’t rule out the possibility of re-entering the 2012 presidential contest, Donald Trump appears to be fueling speculation that he could rejoin the race next spring, possibly as an independent candidate, according to POLITICO’s Maggie Haberman. Trump, who had been testing the waters for a possible bid […]