Ron Paul’s niche support: Solid but not enough

Ron Paul’s niche support: Solid but not enough

Ron Paul‘s niche support among specific libertarian and right-wing voters keeps him hovering near first place in Iowa as state’s unique caucus primary system approaches but his band of rabid supporters forget one thing. A win in Iowa doesn’t translate into long-term political success or the Republican nomination for President. Just ask former Arkansas Governor […]

GOP establishment worried about its ‘loony list’ of candidates

GOP establishment worried about its ‘loony list’ of candidates

As the Republican Party struggles to find a candidate with the best chance to beat Barack Obama in 2012, it faces a major problem: A proliferation of flawed, scandal-scarred candidates who — if successful — could doom the party’s changes of reclaiming the White House. Capitol Hill Blue has learned that a confidential “loony list” […]

Bialek’s ex-boyfriend confirms her story on Cain’s sexual assault

Bialek’s ex-boyfriend confirms her story on Cain’s sexual assault

Sharon Bialek’s former boyfriend stepped forward Monday to confirm her story of an upsetting encounter with GOP presidential encounter Herman Cain in 1997. Victor Zuckerman says Bailek told him then that Cain groped her and wanted sex in exchange for help in finding her a job during a trip to Washington. “Sharon indeed did meet […]

Was Rick Perry drunk during New Hampshire speech?

Was Rick Perry drunk during New Hampshire speech?

Sources within the GOP confirm to Capitol Hill Blue that Texas governor Rick Perry was “blasted” when he delivered a rambling, sometimes incoherent speech in Manchester, New Hampshire Friday night. “He was wasted,” says one GOP political operative present at the event. “I’ve never seen anything like it.” Manchester Mayor Ted Getsas called the speech […]

Motorcycle gang war started at Starbucks

Motorcycle gang war started at Starbucks

The latest bloody feud among outlaw motorcycle gangs in California and Nevada grew out of a battle over which gang could hang out at a Starbucks coffee shop in Santa Cruz. “Only in Santa Cruz could you have biker wars over who’s going to control pumpkin spice lattes,” says Santa Cruz deputy police chief Steve […]

Americans doubt the Iraq war is really coming to an end

Americans doubt the Iraq war is really coming to an end

Interviews with Americans across the country found little jubilation and much skepticism over President Barack Obama‘s announcement that the Iraq war is over and U.S. troops, for the most part, are coming home. “I don’t believe it for a second,” Andrew Atkins of St. Louis told Capitol Hill Blue in a telephone interview Saturday.  “Obama […]