With Santorum out, Romney still faces distractions from Gingrich, Paul

With Santorum out, Romney still faces distractions from Gingrich, Paul

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum’s surprise withdrawal from the GOP Presidential sweepstakes Tuesday leaves the road more or less clear for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to wrap up the nomination by June. But Romney is not home free.  Backbenchers Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul remain in the race and while neither has a chance […]

Santorum’s show playing to mostly empty rooms

Santorum’s show playing to mostly empty rooms

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum’s rural road show is running out of gas. The candidate once considered the last remaining serious contender to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the GOP Presidential nomination is playing to nearly empty houses. Campaigning in Wisconsin, where he hopes the rural redneck vote will pull help him upset frontrunner […]

Romney confirms secret meeting with Gingrich

Romney confirms secret meeting with Gingrich

Republican Presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney met privately with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich before last week’s Louisiana primary but claims no secret deal was struck. Gingrich fired a third of his staff and reduced his campaign after a disappointing showing in that primary but a campaign aide claims the meeting with Romney had […]

April looks good for Romney, could rain on Santorum’s parade

April looks good for Romney, could rain on Santorum’s parade

On paper, April’s primary schedule looks tailor-made for Republican Presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney and he could head into May’s less-friendly string of Southern contests with a virtual lock on the nomination. The odds don’t favor former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum. “Santorum is screwed,” an aide told Capitol Hill Blue Thursday. “Without a Romney meltdown we […]

Arkansas high court legalizes teacher sex with students

Arkansas high court legalizes teacher sex with students

In Arkansas, teachers can now have sex with students: As long as the students have reached the age of consent. The Arkansas Supreme Court Thursday stuck down the state’s law banning teachers from screwing students under age 21 — overturning a sexual assault conviction against a high school teacher who engaged in a five-month affair […]

Gingrich fires third of campaign staff, cuts back on schedule

Gingrich fires third of campaign staff, cuts back on schedule

With his struggling campaign strapped for cash and his failed message failing to resonate with even the GOP fringe, Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich is firing a third of his staff — including his campaign manager — and cutting back on his schedule. Campaign manager Michael Krull is gone, replaced by longtime advisor Vince Haley.  […]