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Huckabee’s Heart Says ‘No’

Huckabee’s Heart Says ‘No’

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, a surprise winner of the 2008 Iowa caucuses and considered by many pundits and pollsters as a leading contender for the GOP’s nomination this time around, declared that he will not be a candidate for president in 2012.  He announced […]

by · May 14, 2011 · 0 comments ·
West Virginia Chooses Nominees for Governor Today

West Virginia Chooses Nominees for Governor Today

West Virginians head to the polls today to nominate candidates for governor in a special election triggered by the death of Sen. Robert C. Byrd, the longest-serving member of the U.S. Senate. Byrd’s death last summer and the subsequent election of then-Gov. Joe Manchin to […]

by · May 14, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Huckabee Plans Major Weekend Announcement

Huckabee Plans Major Weekend Announcement

Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, will make an announcement about his role in the 2012 presidential campaign on his Fox News program tomorrow evening. “Governor Huckabee will announce tomorrow night on his program whether or not he intends to explore a presidential bid,” […]

by · May 13, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Khavari Back on the Campaign Trail

Khavari Back on the Campaign Trail

Economist Farid A. Khavari, who ran for governor of Florida last year on a platform calling for a state-owned bank, is one of eleven candidates hoping to replace ousted Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez in a special election set for May 24. Alvarez, the county’s two-term […]

by · May 13, 2011 · 3 comments ·
Ron Paul Condemns CIA Raid in Pakistan, Says He Would Have Ordered Bin Laden’s Capture

Ron Paul Condemns CIA Raid in Pakistan, Says He Would Have Ordered Bin Laden’s Capture

Rep. Ron Paul, who is expected to announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in New Hampshire later today, said that as the nation’s commander-in-chief he would not have ordered the killing of Osama bin Laden, but instead would have worked closely with Pakistan […]

by · May 13, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Waiting for Warren?

Waiting for Warren?

Though four individuals have already publicly declared their candidacies, Massachusetts Democrats appear to be scouting around for a “big name” to challenge Republican Scott Brown in next year’s U.S. Senate race. Many of them would like to see Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard law professor and consumer […]

by · May 12, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Editorial: This is Why People Can’t Stand Ron Paul

Editorial: This is Why People Can’t Stand Ron Paul

Texas Congressman Ron Paul is about to launch his third Presidential bid later this week. Much like 2008, we can expect the ‘Cult of Paul’ to aggressively promote their man at every turn. Having fired up supporters is not a bad thing. I’m sure Tim […]

by · May 12, 2011 · 6 comments ·
Huckabee Endorses Haridopolos in Florida U.S. Senate Primary

Huckabee Endorses Haridopolos in Florida U.S. Senate Primary

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee dipped his toe in Florida’s political waters earlier today by endorsing Senate President Mike Haridopolos in next summer’s Republican U.S. Senate primary.  According to The Buzz, the former presidential candidate and his wife also made maximum individuals contributions to the […]

by · May 12, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Libertarians Building a War Chest for 2012

Libertarians Building a War Chest for 2012

In their most recent FEC report, for the period ending March 31, 2011, the Libertarian Party reported $284,882.95 in cash with $0 in debt. At the same point four years ago, the party claimed it had $21,962.37 in cash with $31,589.74 in debt. “Four years […]

by · May 12, 2011 · 1 comment ·
McCotter Reportedly Eyeing U.S. Senate, Not White House

McCotter Reportedly Eyeing U.S. Senate, Not White House

Ending weeks of speculation that he might somehow emerge as the “darkest of dark horse” candidates for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, guitar-playing U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan is reportedly considering a challenge to Senator Debbie Stabenow instead. A few weeks ago, the five-term […]

by · May 12, 2011 · 1 comment ·