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Cain Campaign Suffers Additional Defections

Cain Campaign Suffers Additional Defections

Only days after losing two key staffers, including his New Hampshire campaign director, Republican presidential aspirant Herman Cain suffered another major defection on Friday when Tina Goff resigned as his Iowa director. Citing concerns that the former pizza magnate wasn’t spending the necessary time and […]

by · July 2, 2011 · 0 comments ·
McCotter to Announce Candidacy on Saturday

McCotter to Announce Candidacy on Saturday

U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan will officially join the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination during a Fourth of July festival in his home state on Saturday evening, according to the Detroit News.  McCotter’s announcement wasn’t entirely unexpected. McCotter, 45, who has been flirting […]

by · July 1, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Cuomo Sets Sept. 13 Special Election to Replace Weiner

Cuomo Sets Sept. 13 Special Election to Replace Weiner

In a statement released earlier today, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for a special election on Sept. 13 to replace former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, who stepped down on June 16 after being involved in an embarrassing “sexting” scandal. New York’s 9th congressional district, […]

by · July 1, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Karger Unhappy with GOP Platform, Pleased by Reception from Party Leaders

Karger Unhappy with GOP Platform, Pleased by Reception from Party Leaders

Fred Karger, the first openly gay person to actively seek a major-party presidential nomination, said that he’s not happy with the current field of Republican presidential prospects. “I’m like a lot of the American public – 70 percent of Republicans are not happy with the […]

by · June 30, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Back of the Pack: Karger Leads Johnson in Latest Marist Poll

Back of the Pack: Karger Leads Johnson in Latest Marist Poll

A statistically meaningless and mildly amusing footnote from the recent Marist College opinion poll in the Republican race for President shows openly gay activist and political consultant Fred Karger leading libertarian-leaning former Governor Gary Johnson.  But just barely, and neither campaign is likely to be […]

by · June 30, 2011 · 0 comments ·
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 ·