Archive for April, 2012

South Carolina Greens to Hold Convention, Eight Delegates at Stake

South Carolina Greens to Hold Convention, Eight Delegates at Stake

The South Carolina Green Party will be holding their state convention in Columbia this weekend, meeting on Saturday at the Al-Amir Restaurant. Presidential candidate Jill Stein will be speaking at the event, as well as Farheen Hakeem, one of the party’s most successful candidates in […]

by · April 26, 2012 · 1 comment ·
Watch: Gary Johnson Previews His General Election Message with MSNBC’s Alex Witt

Watch: Gary Johnson Previews His General Election Message with MSNBC’s Alex Witt

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson was interviewed by MSNBC’s Alex Witt over the weekend and offered viewers a taste of what they might expect from his general election campaign, if he’s successful in winning the Libertarian Party’s nomination next week. View the full interview […]

by · April 25, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Beaten in Delaware, Gingrich Likely to End Campaign

Beaten in Delaware, Gingrich Likely to End Campaign

With more than half of the votes counted in Delaware’s Republican primary tonight, Newt Gingrich’s attempt at a last stand has resulted in something of a political massacre. Returns in thus far show the former Speaker with only about 27% of vote, trailing presumptive nominee […]

by · April 24, 2012 · 1 comment ·
Time Capsule: Wildflower of ’72 Calls Nixon an ‘International Outlaw,’ Challenges McGovern to a Debate

Time Capsule: Wildflower of ’72 Calls Nixon an ‘International Outlaw,’ Challenges McGovern to a Debate

Calling President Richard M. Nixon “an international outlaw” on this day in 1972, the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) candidate for president of the United States urged students at the University of Arizona in Tucson to join the antiwar movement.   As part of a two-day […]

by · April 24, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Not So Fast: New Texas Poll Puts Gingrich in Striking Distance

Not So Fast: New Texas Poll Puts Gingrich in Striking Distance

Newt Gingrich has been inching towards the door over the last couple of days, admitting that tonight’s Delaware primary is likely a make-or-break situation for his campaign.  However, a new poll out today might give the former Speaker some pause. Public Policy Polling shows that […]

by · April 24, 2012 · 8 comments ·
Gingrich Staffer Outlines Three Possible Scenarios Going Forward

Gingrich Staffer Outlines Three Possible Scenarios Going Forward

Gingrich campaign spokesman R.C. Hammond told Yahoo News today that his boss won’t exit the race tonight and that no matter what happens, they will continue on to campaign in North Carolina this week. “A win in Delaware builds financial and grassroots momentum going into […]

by · April 24, 2012 · 1 comment ·
David Walker, Don’t Waste My Time

David Walker, Don’t Waste My Time

Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, a member of the Americans Elect Advisory Board, has been making some noise about a third party bid for President. Walker’s involvement with Americans Elect and as a founder of the No Labels group, an anti-partisanship entity, suggests that […]

by · April 24, 2012 · 5 comments ·
Gingrich Confirms Delaware is Must Win Territory

Gingrich Confirms Delaware is Must Win Territory

Speaking to a crowd at Delaware state GOP headquarters on Monday evening, with just hours to go before voting begins in tomorrow’s Delaware primary, Newt Gingrich underlined the importance of tomorrow’s results to the future of his campaign. “I think we need to take a […]

by · April 24, 2012 · 0 comments ·
Two More for Newt

Two More for Newt

Facing what is likely a do-or-die test in tomorrow’s Delaware primary, Newt Gingrich’s campaign has announced a pair of new endorsements in the First State. Jerry Wood, chairman of the Sussex County Republican Party, and Bill Sahm, chair of the Northern New Castle County Region […]

by · April 23, 2012 · 1 comment ·
Will Delaware Primary Be Newt’s Battle of Palmito Ranch?

Will Delaware Primary Be Newt’s Battle of Palmito Ranch?

Most high school history textbooks mark the end of the American Civil as April 9, 1865, the day Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. What few bother to note, however, is the chaos that followed as more than 100,000 Confederate soldiers […]

by · April 23, 2012 · 2 comments ·