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January 7th 9pm ABC/Yahoo! News Republican Debate

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 as available, but here’s some ...

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Which Rick Is More Conservative?

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 our regulations low, that we ...

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Can Rick Perry Still Win?

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 Romney and Gingrich campaigns ...

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Iowa Caucuses in a “Nut”shell

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 for places east, we are ...

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Romney Takes Iowa by 8 Votes

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 surprising surge to a second ...

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Three tickets out of Iowa?

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 into account that Iowa is also ...

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Where Do We Stand In Iowa?

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 success. In addition, the politically-attuned ...

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Virginia AG does about face, won't push to change GOP ballot

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 to get additional candidates on ...

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GOP Nominees Fail To Make Virginia Ballot

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 only nominees to make it ...

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Perry makes serious strategy mistake in Virginia, will miss primary

A probable election error by the Perry campaign has turned into a definite faux pas – Perry is off the primary ballot in Virginia due to his inability to secure the needed number of valid signatures. From bad debate prep, to questionable advertisements, Perry has been at the helm of a flawed campaign nearly since the beginning. Although having raised ...

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Come On, GOP!

Let’s pause for a moment and assess the GOP frontrunners: It’s come to light this week that Ron Paul’s newsletter didn’t publish just one possibly racist article, it printed several definitely racist articles. From Mark Mayberry at The Truth About Bills: The comments below seem to be the most notable: • “Given the inefficiencies of what DC laughingly calls the criminal justice system, I ...

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Ai Politics LIVE Tonight! Newt, Perry, Tebow, And Conservative Attitudes Toward Gays

Well, this show is probably going to be controversial.  Tonight, we’ll be talking about Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, Conservative attitudes toward gay Americans, and if we have time, there might be some “if Tebow was Muslim” discussion.  A family friendly show, if there ever was one.  HUZZAH! CLICK HERE AT 10pm (East) and 7pm (West) TO HEAR THE SHOW!!!!!!!

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The Basis Of Big Government?

Let me ask you, the reader, this question: What motivates a person to believe that a government which controls every aspect of your life, your business, your personal habits, and your body, is a good idea? To answer the question, let me emphasize the word your. Your life, your business, your habits, your body. We all know that big-government proponents seek ...

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