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Roy Moore Injured in Horse-Riding Accident

Roy Moore Injured in Horse-Riding Accident

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, a long-shot candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, suffered several broken ribs in a horse-riding accident at his farm near Gadsden on Sunday. According to his wife, the 64-year-old Moore was injured while attempting to get on a […]

by · June 29, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Bachmann Leads Pack in Oregon and Montana

Bachmann Leads Pack in Oregon and Montana

A new poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, a Democratic polling organization, shows Minnesota’s Michele Bachmann leading the GOP field in Oregon and Montana when Sarah Palin’s name isn’t included. In Oregon, Bachmann holds a narrow 29% to 28% lead over presumptive Republican frontrunner Mitt […]

by · June 28, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Ron Paul’s Quarterly Haul Exceeds $3.5 Million; Cain’s ‘Money Bomb’ Fizzles

Ron Paul’s Quarterly Haul Exceeds $3.5 Million; Cain’s ‘Money Bomb’ Fizzles

With Thursday’s quarterly fundraising deadline looming on the horizon, Herman Cain’s first “money bomb” — an online fundraising tool perfected long ago by rival Ron Paul — appears to have fizzled. As of early Tuesday morning, it appears that Cain’s online money bomb raised only […]

by · June 28, 2011 · 4 comments ·
Herman Cain Loses Two Key Staffers

Herman Cain Loses Two Key Staffers

Perhaps it’s something about working for Georgians, but Newt Gingrich isn‘t the only GOP presidential candidate suffering from staff defections. Pizza baron Herman Cain’s lone New Hampshire staffer has resigned from his campaign, reports the Union Leader’s John DiStaso. Matt Murphy, a veteran Republican organizer […]

by · June 28, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Woolsey Won’t Seek 11th Term in Congress

Woolsey Won’t Seek 11th Term in Congress

Democratic Rep. Lynn Woolsey of California announced Monday that she will not seek an eleventh term in Congress next year. Woolsey, 73, was one of 133 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted against authorization of the Iraq War in 2002.  She has […]

by · June 27, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Bachmann Makes It Official, Says She Can Defeat Obama

Bachmann Makes It Official, Says She Can Defeat Obama

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann made it official earlier today, formally announcing her candidacy for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination in her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa. Bachmann, a darling of the Tea Party movement, told a crowd of about 200 people gathered outside the historic Snowden […]

by · June 27, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Hunsicker to Challenge Eric Cantor in Virginia’s 7th District

Hunsicker to Challenge Eric Cantor in Virginia’s 7th District

Real estate broker and homebuilder David Hunsicker plans to challenge House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia’s 7th congressional district. Hunsicker, a retired Air Force pilot who flew combat missions in Vietnam, has run for Congress twice previously, most recently losing a 2008 Democratic primary […]

by · June 27, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Pataki Continues to Fuel Presidential Speculation

Pataki Continues to Fuel Presidential Speculation

Saying that he has yet to hear one of the Republican presidential candidates outline a comprehensive approach to dealing with the country’s grave debt crisis, former Gov. George Pataki of New York appears to be inching closer to a possible presidential bid of his own. […]

by · June 26, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Santorum Names Key Staffers in S.C.

Santorum Names Key Staffers in S.C.

Hoping for lightning to strike in next year’s South Carolina primary — a key early battleground state in the Republican presidential sweepstakes — former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum generated some thunder on the right this weekend when he announced several key additions to his fledgling […]

by · June 26, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Romney, Bachmann Battle for Lead in Iowa; Pawlenty Lags Behind

Romney, Bachmann Battle for Lead in Iowa; Pawlenty Lags Behind

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann appear headed for a real dogfight in Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucus, according to a poll published earlier this evening by the Des Moines Register. The poll, based on telephone interviews of 400 likely Republican caucus-goers, shows […]

by · June 25, 2011 · 1 comment ·