Mitt Romney’s long-expected triumph in New Hampshire came to be and yet .. nothing changed. New Hampshire is home to all of 12 total delegates in the GOP nomination fight where 1,144 are required to secure the republican spot which means having won the state doesn’t put Romney much closer to the end goal. With [...]
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Until he issues a ruling on Gov. Perry’s ballot challenge, U.S. District Judge John A. Gibney Jr. has ordered the Virginia State Board of Elections that a directive be sent to each of the state’s local boards ordering them not to print any absentee ballots until after the emergency motion is heard on Friday. Virginia [...]
This weekend, Rick Perry did a phenomenal job in back-to-back debates in New Hampshire. David Gregory asked a typically loaded liberal question of Jon Huntsman: Name three spending cuts which will cause people “pain”. Then Gregory asked Perry an audience question: “Is it un-American for Americans to feel relieved when the government helps them?”. Perry took [...]
Saturday at 9pm Easterm, ABC, Yahoo! News and WMUR teamed up to produce the first of two New Hampshire GOP debates this weekend. Poll after the debate: [poll id="35"] Participants: Jon Huntsman, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum Moderators: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos and local TV anchor Josh McElveen Replay: <as soon [...]
Rick Santorum said the following in a radio interview (VIDEO): “One of the criticisms I make is to what I refer to as more of a Libertarianish right. They have this idea that people should be left alone, be able to do whatever they want to do, government should keep our taxes down and keep [...]
Tuesday night, Governor Rick Perry announced, after a disappointing showing in the Iowa caucuses, that he was returning to Texas to reevaluate his campaign. Wednesday morning, he tweeted that he was on his way to South Carolina. The question of the moment for Perry supporters is this: Can Perry still win? If the behavior of [...]
The giant sucking sound you may be hearing coming from the general direction of the mid-west is the sound of every politician, pundit, reporter and talking head bolting the Hawkeye state like a young boy caught with the farmer’s daughter. After the candidates that ‘cared so much for Iowa’, haul cookies out of the state [...]
Iowa GOP Caucus Vote Totals: (from CNN politics) Romney – 30,015 Santorum – 30,007 R.Paul – 26,219 Gingrich – 16,251 Perry – 12,604 Bachmann – 6,073 Huntsman – 745 In the closest primary election in modern America history, Mitt Romney edged Rick Santorum by just 8 votes in Tuesday night’s Iowa GOP caucus vote. Santorum’s [...]
Throughout the day, pundits have been proclaiming that there would only be three tickets out of Iowa – the candidates that come in first, second and third in the state’s caucuses. With 41% of Iowa voters answering that they had not made up their minds yet, election-watchers could be up for a wild ride. Take [...]
Politico is full of negative stories… especially where Conservatives are concerned. Rick Perry doesn’t play that game! He fires back at Mike Allen, the White House Correspondent for Politico, when he “quotes” the usual “un-named sources” to paint a negative picture.
Folks, it’s time to break out the crystal ball and predict what will happen in Iowa tomorrow. (Just kidding.) While there’s no clear leader in Iowa, Mitt Romney might be considered such, since he has led the polls the most consistently. However, the horse-trading nature of Iowa’s process means that Romney has no guarantee of [...]
Roanoke, Virginia’s WSLS reported on Sunday night that the state’s Attorney General was reversing course from his Saturday statement in which he pledged to work to get the other GOP candidates onto the Virginia ballot. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced Sunday night that he has reconsidered and no longer backs emergency legislation that would seek [...]
With the only recourse of calling it a “failed system”, Newt Gingrich failed to make the VA ballot. This was announced by the GOP early Saturday morning. Rick Santorum, Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, and Jon Huntsman will be off the ballot also seeing they failed amass the required amount of signatures. As it stands the [...]