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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, 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 [...]