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Ron Paul Is Beating Rudy Guiliani

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Florida, Giuliani, Republicans, Ron Paul

But honestly, so what? From Politico: Ron Paul, the Texas congressman frequently dismissed as a long shot candidate with no real chance at winning the Republican presidential nomination, has won nearly twice as many total votes to date as Rudy Giuliani, a candidate still widely viewed as a strong contender. With his second place finish […]

January 24th, 2008 | Permalink| 51 Comments »

Rudy Asks Staff To Work Without Pay

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Giuliani, Money

So much for that late state strategy. From TPM: About a dozen senior campaign staffers for Rudy Giuliani are foregoing their January paychecks, aides said Friday, a sign of possible money trouble for the Republican presidential candidate. “We have enough money, but we could always use more money,” contended Mike DuHaime, Giuliani’s campaign manager and […]

January 11th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »


By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Giuliani

That’s how some liberal blogs refer to Rudy Giuliani – using l33t speak to devastating effect. Giuliani’s moment has not officially passed, but it looks like it may be gone in, well, a New York minute. Polling at 8-11% in New Hampshire (a state where an independent-minded fellow like Giuliani should do well) is a […]

January 7th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »’s Presidential Election Podcast (01/03/08)

By | Related entries in Barack, Biden, Democrats, Dodd, Edwards, Elections, Fred Thompson, Giuliani, Hillary, Huckabee, Independents, Iowa, McCain, Media, Republicans, Richardson, Romney, Ron Paul, Smart Things Said By Smart People

This podcast covers the results of the Iowa Caucuses. We discuss the significance of Huckabee’s victory, the state of the Republican race after Iowa and we also dissect Obama’s victory and analyze the rest of the Democratic race. [Listen Online] [Subscribe to’s Presidential Election Podcast] Feel free to email us questions/suggestions for next week’s […]

January 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Late Giuliani Surge Creates 4-Way Tie For GOP 3rd?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Giuliani, Iowa

Giuliani has just shot up and is neck and neck and neck and neck with Thompson, McCain and Ron Paul. In fact, of the 4, he’s in the 3rd spot, with Paul trailing by 1%. This is with 41% reporting. Tweet

January 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Huckaboom Continues

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Giuliani, Huckabee, Polls

A new poll has him tying with Rudy. From Reuters: DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Mike Huckabee has surged into a virtual tie with front-runner Rudy Giuliani in the national 2008 Republican presidential race two weeks before the first contest, according to a Reuters/Zogby poll released on Wednesday. Huckabee, a former governor of Arkansas whose […]

December 19th, 2007 | Permalink| No Comments »

Giuliani On The Ropes

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Giuliani

And after watching his appearance on last Sunday’s Meet The Press, I don’t know if he really cares. He had this “devil may care” attitude. In any event, Rudy kept talking about his lead in Florida when Tim Russert mentioned how he was way back in the pack in all of the first-round primary states. […]

December 14th, 2007 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Live Blog Of The Des Moines Register Republican Debate (December 12, 2007)

By | Related entries in Debates, Fred Thompson, Giuliani, Huckabee, Iowa, McCain, Republicans, Romney, Ron Paul

[Re-published from We will update this post on Donklephant periodically, but for the latest check out the live blog at] The Des Moines Register is having a Republican debate in Iowa today beginning at 2pm eastern. It is being aired on Iowa Public Television, as well as Fox News and CNN. 2:oo: Yup, […]

December 12th, 2007 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Huckabee Leads In Michigan

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Giuliani, Huckabee, Polls, Republicans, Romney

Folks, this isn’t just an Iowa phenomenon. A number of national polls show Huckabee on top and this latest Rasmussen poll from Michigan shows him in a dead heat with Giuliani and Romney: Mike Huckabee’s surging campaign has created a three-way toss-up in Michigan’s Republican Primary. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds Huckabee earning […]

December 9th, 2007 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Giuliani Hurting For The Christian Vote

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Giuliani, Religion

He’s moderate on social issues and they don’t like that. From msnbc: DUBUQUE, IA — It’s no secret that Iowa Christian Alliance president Steve Scheffler isn’t a Rudy fan. But tonight, within spitting distance of Giuliani’s rival GOP candidate Romney, Scheffler explicitly urged Iowa Christians to oppose Giuliani in the race for the nomination. “If […]

December 1st, 2007 | Permalink| 3 Comments »