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“Well, it looks like they pulled the plug on the rabbit,” Buddy Roemer told Uncovered Politics moments after Americans Elect announced that it was ending its nominating process. “I feel like a guinea pig, but I understand why they did it,” explained the former Louisiana governor. Roemer said he was grateful for the opportunity to [...]
In a statement released moments ago, the Americans Elect organization has announced that since no candidate was able to successfully qualify for the first round of their online caucus, the organization will not field a candidate for President in 2012. Having secured ballot access in roughly 30 states, and well on track to achieve 50 [...]
Wayne Morse, the three-term Oregon senator whose long-shot quest for the Democratic presidential nomination baffled party leaders and pundits alike, came up short in the Maryland primary on this day in 1960, losing to front-runner John F. Kennedy by a lopsided margin of 201,789 to 49,420. Morse’s campaign for the presidency that year was something [...]