Gingrich surges while Perry, Paul fade

Gingrich surges while Perry, Paul fade

Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich — declared politically dead by most pundits a few months ago — has suddenly surged to third place in recent polls while former frontrunner Rick Perry fades to fourth and Ron Paul slides further into the background. “Gingrich has come out of nowhere to become viable again,” […]

Doom and gloom dominate Obama White House

Doom and gloom dominate Obama White House

The Obama White House is in disarray, hamstrung by internal strife, bogged down with mixed messages and stalled by a general lack of direction. Even President Barack Obama‘s signature health care reform is on life support, eaten away by segments that aren’t working. The administration’s decision last week to scrap a long-term health care insurance […]

Christie endorses Romney

Christie endorses Romney

Saying former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is “the man we need to lead America,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie jumped into the 2012 Presidential race Tuesday not as a candidate but as an endorser. A week after he decided — once again — not to seek the nomination himself, Christie turned power broker and gave […]

Perry used state jobs fund to reward donors

Perry used state jobs fund to reward donors

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who touts jobs creation as the backbone of his flagging presidential campaign, used that program to reward donors to his campaign, opponent Michele Bachmann charges. Bachmann says Perry doled out $35 million in state funds to Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, a new company created by backers of Perry’s campaign for governor. State records […]

Palin pulls plug on Presidential plans

Palin pulls plug on Presidential plans

Sarah Palin ended her “will she or won’t she” game of Presidential politics Wednesday by announcing she will not seek the 2012 Republican nomination for President. In an email to supporters, Palin said: After much prayer and serious consideration, I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for President of […]

Senate approves funding bill, averting shutdown

Senate approves funding bill, averting shutdown

In what has become business-as-usual on Capitol Hill, Congress cut a last minute deal Monday night, avoiding a partial government shutdown, assuring continued assistance to those hit by disasters and funding the government past the beginning of the new fiscal year Saturday. The Senate, after first blocking a House-approved funding measure, passed a compromise bill […]

Obama: Republicans would ‘cripple’ America

Obama: Republicans would ‘cripple’ America

President Barack Obama continued his march to the left Sunday, unleashing a blistering attack against Republicans, charging them with trying to “cripple” America through what he called regressive policies. “From the moment I took office,” he said, “what we’ve seen is a constant ideological pushback against any kind of sensible reforms that would make out […]