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‘Turn-Around Specialist’ Stumps in Nevada’s Special Election

‘Turn-Around Specialist’ Stumps in Nevada’s Special Election

In the first test of growing dissatisfaction with both major parties in the aftermath of the recent debt-ceiling debacle, independent congressional candidate Helmuth Lehmann hopes to capitalize on voter anger and frustration in his long-shot quest to capture Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District seat. The little-known Reno resident is one of four candidates running in the [...]

Like a Fire Bell in the Night, Lehmann Offers Recession-Ravaged Nevadans an Alternative

In the first test of growing dissatisfaction with both major parties in the aftermath of the recent debt-ceiling debacle, independent congressional candidate Helmuth Lehmann hopes to capitalize on voter anger and frustration in his long-shot quest to capture Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District seat. The little-known Reno resident is one of four candidates running in the [...]

Pataki Opts Out of 2012 White House Bid

After flirting with a possible presidential candidacy for several months, former New York Gov. George E. Pataki said yesterday that he won’t seek the Republican presidential nomination next year. Pataki, 66, informed his closest advisors on Thursday that he wouldn’t be a candidate. Believing that he was preparing to throw his hat into the ring, [...]

Arlen Specter Pens Third Memoir: ‘Life Among the Cannibals’

Former Sen. Arlen Specter, who was defeated in his bid for a sixth term in the spring of 2010 shortly after switching parties, is reportedly finishing an autobiography — his third memoir — scheduled for release in late March. Called “Life Among the Cannibals: A Political Career, a Tea Party Uprising, and the End of Governing [...]

Karger Files FEC Complaint Against Rupert Murdoch and Fox News

Karger Files FEC Complaint Against Rupert Murdoch and Fox News

Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger filed a sworn complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday, requesting an investigation into his exclusion by Fox News from the August 11 GOP presidential debate in Ames, Iowa. Karger, the first openly gay candidate to ever seek a major-party presidential nomination, contends that he met all of [...]

Karl Rove Expects Sarah Palin to Join the Fray

For the second time in as many days, Republican strategist Karl Rove said that he believes Sarah Palin is getting ready to enter the crowded Republican presidential field. “I’m not much of a gambler, but I’d put a little bit more money that she gets in than she doesn’t,” Rove said during an appearance earlier [...]

Pataki Edging Closer to 2012 Decision

According to POLITICO’s Dan Hirschhorn, a New York television station is reporting that former New York Gov. George E. Pataki could enter the Republican presidential sweepstakes as early as next week. Citing unnamed sources, NY1, a 24-hour cable news channel in New York City, reported that Pataki is very close to a decision. Long overlooked [...]

Paul Campaign Points Finger at 'Establishment' for Cyberattack

Paul Campaign Points Finger at ‘Establishment’ for Cyberattack

While presidential candidate Ron Paul was celebrating his birthday yesterday, nefarious elements of the big government establishment were conspiring against him.  At least, that’s the story according to Paul campaign manager John Tate.  The campaign was attempting to conduct one of their famous online ”money bomb” fundraising drives in honor of Congressman Ron Paul’s 76th birthday.  The [...]

Happy Birthday! Ron Paul ‘Money Bomb’ Raises $1.5 Million and Counting

Ron Paul’s latest “money bomb” — an online birthday bash launched yesterday — had raised nearly $1.5 million by midnight and was hoping to raise as much as $1.75 million by noon Pacific Time on Sunday. Paul, who spent most of the day campaigning in delegate-rich Florida — site of the increasingly irrelevant “Presidency 5” [...]

Congressman Criticizes Media Coverage of Ron Paul’s Campaign

Congressman Criticizes Media Coverage of Ron Paul’s Campaign

U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-N.C.) blasted the media yesterday for all but ignoring Ron Paul’s strong second-place showing in last week’s Ames Straw Poll. The nine-term congressman blamed media “arrogance” for the virtual blackout of Paul’s impressive showing in Iowa — a contest in which the three-time presidential candidate came within a scant 152 [...]