Archive for January, 2012

Watch Monday’s Fox News/WSJ South Carolina Debate

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Debates, Republicans

Just in case you missed it… Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six Part Seven Part Eight Tweet

January 17th, 2012 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

A Closer Look At VEEP Prospect Paul Ryan

By Jennn Fusion | Related entries in Conservatives, Romney, Veep

Pundits tend to obsess over people who will never accept the #2 spot on the ticket. For instance, during the 2008 election, every other article was about how Barack Obama was “definitely going to select Hillary Rodham Clinton as his VP,” but deep down, you had to know that wasn’t going to happen — not […]

January 15th, 2012 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Obama Seeks To Streamline Agencies, Eliminate Departments

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Money, Obama

As promised in his last State of the Union speech… From Politico: Stepping firmly onto Republican turf, President Barack Obama will announce Friday that he will ask Congress for the power to merge agencies to streamline government and improve efficiency. First up on his list: the elimination of the Commerce Department and the Small Business […]

January 13th, 2012 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

GOP Nomination Process 2012…Via 2008…Via 2004

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, Romney

Over at Slate they point out some interesting parallels between 2008 and 2012. Any of this sound familiar? The social conservative (wins/almost wins, depending on what math you believe) Iowa. Flush with victory, eager to prove himself in all battlegrounds, he spends most of the next week in New Hampshire. But the surge can only […]

January 11th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Mitt Romney Has $19M Cash On Hand

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Money, Romney

And he raised quite a bit in Q4 2011. From The Hill… Mitt Romney followed up an easy victory in the New Hampshire primary by announcing he raised $24 million in the last three months of 2012, further establishing himself as the candidate to defeat in the GOP presidential race. The total is the strongest […]

January 11th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

Romney Wins New Hampshire, But Is It Enough To Steamroll To Nomination?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Huntsman, New Hampshire, Newt, Perry, Romney, Ron Paul, Santorum

NBC is already calling it with 17% reporting, and it would definitely be difficult for anybody to catch up in such a divided field. Too many candidates taking away votes from each other. The numbers… Mitt Romney – 35% Ron Paul – 25% Jon Huntsman – 17% Newt Gingrich – 11% Rick Santorum – 10% […]

January 10th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Poll: Mitt Leads New Hampshire, Paul & Huntsman Closing…

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Huntsman, New Hampshire, Polls, Republicans, Romney, Ron Paul

From Public Policy Polling… Mitt Romney continues to be headed for a comfortable win in New Hampshire. PPP’s final poll there finds him with 35% to 18% for Ron Paul, 16% for Jon Huntsman, 12% for Newt Gingrich, 11% for Rick Santorum, 3% for Buddy Roemer, and 1% for Rick Perry. Romney’s support has been […]

January 10th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Watch the 2012 New Hampshire Debate

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Debates, New Hampshire, Republicans, Romney, Video

Mitt walked away with it. No question. Nobody was able to hurt him and since he’s up in New Hampshire and South Carolina…this nomination process could be over very quickly. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Tweet

January 8th, 2012 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Perry Tebows

By donar | Related entries in Political Graffiti

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January 6th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Santorum Wins/Almost Wins Iowa Caucuses

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Iowa, Republicans, Santorum

‘ It’s Rick’s big night! The Iowa faith-based contingent really turned out this caucus for the underdog, and that should make waves in the evangelical community. Will they support a Mormon? I think that’s a tough call right now. They definitely could, but it depends on what this group decides. Personally, I think Santorum will […]

January 3rd, 2012 | Permalink| 4 Comments »