Tag Archives: Straw Poll

Dr. Ben Carson Takes 2nd Place in 2016 Presidential Straw Poll

MERRIFIELD, Va., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, a political action committee formed to draft Dr. Ben Carson into the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, is proud to announce that Dr. Carson made a strong showing in the 2014 National Republican Leadership Conference (NRLC) presidential straw poll, coming in 2nd place in a crowded field of twelve contenders. “Dr. Ben Carson continues to prove… Read More »

Values Voter Summit: The first major 2016 presidential straw poll

Update: Ted Cruz wins big in 2016 presidential straw poll  Values Voter Summit Straw Poll Straw Poll Ballot to Feature Possible Presidential Candidates WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Saturday one of the first major presidential straw poll events of the 2016 election cycle will be held at FRC Action’s eighth annual Values Voter Summit. The ballot… Read More »

Judging Presidential Timber at CPAC

Friday’s session of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was crucial for Republican presidential candidates, but it started with an audition for Vice President. Our own Gov. Bob McDonnell proved once again if you want a VP candidate who is not teleprompter dependent and has not expressed strong feelings regarding the very poor, McDonnell is… Read More »

What Does Morgan Freeman Think Of Herman Cain?

On the same weekend that Morgan Freeman was saying the Tea Party is “racist” and that they want to “get the black man out of here”, Tea Party voters in Florida were voting for a black man.  I think the real “problem” is that they were not voting for the black man that Morgan Freeman… Read More »

Ames Straw Poll Results and Follow-Up

Days of news coverage of the Ames straw poll have come to conclusion – Michele Bachmann won, Ron Paul took second and Tim Pawlenty rounded out the top three. First the detailed results. Out of 16,584 votes cast: Michele Bachmann 4,823 votes / 29.1% Ron Paul 4,671 / 28.2% Tim Pawlenty 2,293 / 13.8% Rick… Read More »

Democrats Vacation at Tax Payers Expense!

Despite the fragile state of our economy and in the world at large, it truly infuriating to hear Democratic members of  Congress are in Hawaii at the tax payers expense! The reason for them to be there is irrelevant, but they are in Maui staying that  Maui Beach Hotel.  The entire press staff for the Senate Indian Affairs… Read More »

GOP Debate: Winners & Losers, But Mostly Losers

   So who won the GOP debate in Ames, IA last night?  With a mostly subdued panel-and moderator questions that ranged from contentious to downright bizarre –  the more pertinent question seems to be “Who lost?” The most obvious losers were Rick Santorum, Tim Pawlenty, and Jon “My Record in Utah” Huntsman.  Santorum and Pawlenty… Read More »

DNC Launches Misleading News Campaign

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2011 Today the Democratic National Committee announced its “Extreme Aims” Mediscare mistruthfest in the lead-up to Thursday’s Republican debate in Iowa and the Ames straw poll on Saturday. Calling the the 2012 Republican presidential field “extreme” and “out-of-touch” in response to public opinion that is using those very terms to describe the President’s policies. Iowa Caucus// James Q.… Read More »

Pawlenty to Start “Road to Results” Tour

The Pawlenty for President organization today released Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty’s plan to travel through 26 cities in Iowa in eight days ending at the Ames Straw Poll on August 13th. “As I have traveled across the state over the last two weeks, Iowans have voiced their frustration with President Obama and his failure to… Read More »