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Bachmann Taps Ed Rollins to Assist Campaign

Bachmann Taps Ed Rollins to Assist Campaign

Veteran political strategist Ed Rollins has been tapped to help U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann assemble her presidential campaign, according to numerous sources. “If she runs, I’ll help her,” Rollins told CNN. Rollins, the chief architect of President Reagan’s reelection landslide in 1984, most recently worked […]

by · June 7, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Ken Blackwell Weighing U.S. Senate Bid

Ken Blackwell Weighing U.S. Senate Bid

Former Secretary of State Ken Blackwell is reportedly thinking about challenging Sen. Sherrod Brown in next year’s U.S. Senate race in Ohio. “The reality is that Sherrod Brown needs to be defeated,” Blackwell told a reporter shortly after addressing the Faith & Freedom Conference in […]

by · June 6, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Santorum to Declare Candidacy Today

Santorum to Declare Candidacy Today

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, one of several dark-horse candidates seeking the Republican presidential nomination, will make it official later today. The former senator will formally declare his candidacy for president in Somerset County in western Pennsylvania, close to a coal mine where his grandfather […]

by · June 6, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Pawlenty to Deliver Major Economic Speech on Tuesday

Pawlenty to Deliver Major Economic Speech on Tuesday

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will deliver a major economic address Tuesday morning in Chicago, CNN reported this weekend. “His speech will include a plan to balance the Federal budget, overhaul the Federal tax code, reduce regulation and increase American innovation and investment,” an aide […]

by · June 6, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Electorate Moving in Ron Paul’s Direction?

Electorate Moving in Ron Paul’s Direction?

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul believes the American people are slowly but surely moving in his direction. His views on limited government, he says, are no longer considered outside the mainstream. “During the last campaign, I knew what was happening,” the longtime Texas congressman said […]

by · June 5, 2011 · 3 comments ·
Herman Cain Leads Georgia Poll; Gingrich a Distant Third

Herman Cain Leads Georgia Poll; Gingrich a Distant Third

Long shot GOP hopeful Herman Cain holds a double-digit lead among Georgia voters, according to an InsiderAdvantage/WSB-TV poll released on Friday. The former pizza executive and radio talk show host is favored by 26 percent of likely Republican voters in the state. Minnesota congresswoman Michele […]

by · June 5, 2011 · 3 comments ·
Feingold Top Choice of Wisconsin Democrats

Feingold Top Choice of Wisconsin Democrats

Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold was the top choice of Wisconsin Democrats in both the 2012 U.S. Senate contest and possible gubernatorial race in a straw poll conducted at yesterday’s state convention in Milwaukee. Feingold, who is still contemplating his political future after his stunning […]

by · June 5, 2011 · 2 comments ·
Huntsman Will Skip Iowa

Huntsman Will Skip Iowa

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman says he will skip Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucus if he enters the 2012 presidential campaign. “I’m not competing in Iowa for a reason,” said Huntsman, a former ambassador to China. “I don’t believe in subsidies that prop up corn, soybeans and […]

by · June 5, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Ted Cruz Garners Key Endorsements in Texas Senate Race

Ted Cruz Garners Key Endorsements in Texas Senate Race

Former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz picked up two key endorsements this past week in his bid for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in the Lone Star State.  Cruz is one of several high-profile GOP candidates seeking the seat of retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. […]

by · June 5, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Bachmann Supported Kucinich’s Libyan Resolution

Bachmann Supported Kucinich’s Libyan Resolution

In a move that surprised many Beltway pundits, Minnesota’s Michele Bachmann, a hard-line conservative on most foreign policy issues, joined with traditional non-interventionists such as Ron Paul of Texas and North Carolina’s Walter Jones on Friday in supporting U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s resolution calling for […]

by · June 5, 2011 · 0 comments ·