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TPaw to Make it Official on Monday

TPaw to Make it Official on Monday

Tim Pawlenty will make it official on Monday with an event in Des Moines, Iowa. Pawlenty’s announcement, coming only two months after he formed an exploratory committee, will include Monday morning appearances on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and CBS’s “The Early Show,” according to several […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Bachmann’s Reading List Gives Her ‘Pause’

Bachmann’s Reading List Gives Her ‘Pause’

Minnesota’s Michele Bachmann is reportedly reading Game Change in preparation for her anticipated candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. Authored by veteran political reporter Mark Halperin and New York magazine’s John Heilemann, Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Pawlenty Hopes for a ‘Cadillac-Level Campaign,’ Might Have to Settle for a Buick

Pawlenty Hopes for a ‘Cadillac-Level Campaign,’ Might Have to Settle for a Buick

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, struggling in the polls and desperate to kick-start his fledgling campaign for the White House, reportedly raised over $800,000 at a private fundraising dinner in Minneapolis on Wednesday night. Some 400 Pawlenty supporters attended the event. The fifty-year-old Pawlenty, making […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Widely-Traveled Santorum Outpacing His Rivals

Widely-Traveled Santorum Outpacing His Rivals

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who plans a weekend trip to Iowa, has quickly become the most widely-traveled candidate in the GOP field, logging no fewer than 16 trips to New Hampshire, 15 to South Carolina and another 14 to Iowa, according to NBC’s Jason […]

by · May 20, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Tea Party: Zombie Apocalypse in Jacksonville

Tea Party: Zombie Apocalypse in Jacksonville

For conservatives in Jacksonville, the End of Days didn’t wait for May 21st, it happened on May 17th with the surprise election of Democrat Alvin Brown as mayor.   Republicans are trying to figure out what happened.  What allowed this black man to get elected mayor?  How could this […]

by · May 19, 2011 · 6 comments ·
Romney Emerges as GOP Frontrunner Following Huckabee and Trump Departures

Romney Emerges as GOP Frontrunner Following Huckabee and Trump Departures

Mitt Romney has emerged as the GOP’s clear frontrunner in 2012, according to two national polls conducted shortly after former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and flamboyant billionaire Donald Trump exited the race this past week. A Gallup Poll released Wednesday showed that twenty percent of […]

by · May 19, 2011 · 3 comments ·
Bowen Concedes in California Special Election

Bowen Concedes in California Special Election

California Secretary of State Debra Bowen, who trailed by a meager 206 votes on Tuesday night, conceded her congressional race earlier today, assuring Republican Craig Huey a second-place finish and a chance to compete in the July 12 runoff against Janice Hahn, a Los Angeles […]

by · May 19, 2011 · 1 comment ·
Grassley: Charisma Won’t Get Mitch Daniels Too Far, But Substance Might

Grassley: Charisma Won’t Get Mitch Daniels Too Far, But Substance Might

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley had some faint praise yesterday for Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, who is quickly emerging as a favorite among the party’s panicked elite. “Let me try to give you a thought that goes through my mind, that I haven’t said publicly — […]

by · May 19, 2011 · 0 comments ·
New Davis Ad Generates Buzz in NY’s 26th District

New Davis Ad Generates Buzz in NY’s 26th District

Jack Davis, the cantankerous multimillionaire who’s spending millions on television ads as a third-party candidate in New York’s 26th district special election, has released a new television commercial called, “What’s at Stake.” The 30-second spot, which shows a depressing and all-too-familiar scene repeated in kitchens […]

by · May 19, 2011 · 0 comments ·
Willie Nelson Rescinds Gary Johnson Endorsement, Prefers Kucinich

Willie Nelson Rescinds Gary Johnson Endorsement, Prefers Kucinich

Legendary country music pioneer Willie Nelson is having second thoughts about his endorsement earlier this week of former New Mexico governor and 2012 GOP presidential candidate Gary Johnson. Nelson now says his endorsement of Johnson might have been a bit premature. According to the TeaPot […]

by · May 19, 2011 · 0 comments ·