Romney showing strength on eve of Florida primary

Romney showing strength on eve of Florida primary

A battered and bruised Newt Gingrich continued to slip in Florida pre-primary polls Sunday, dropping 12 -15 percentage points behind surging frontrunner Mitt Romney, depending on the survey. Even an endorsement from former candidate and fellow adulterer Herman Cain couldn’t stem the momentum shift to Romney as Gingrich struggled to stop the defections. Said Gingrich […]

Romney retakes lead in latest Florida polls

Romney retakes lead in latest Florida polls

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, coming off a strong debate performance that left challenger Newt Gingrich off balance and muttering to himself, is up 9-10 points in two new polls of Republican voters for Tuesday’s crucial Florida primary. A Quinnipiac University Poll gives Romney a 1o point edge — 38 to 28 percent — over […]

What is Mitt Romney hiding?

What is Mitt Romney hiding?

Releasing tax returns is so much a part of running for President nowadays that when a candidate refuses to disclose it immediately raises the question: What is he or she trying to hide? Mitt Romney, easily the richest candidate in the dwindling field of GOP presidential hopefuls, refuses to release his tax forms. Why? Good […]

A tired-looking Ron Paul returns to South Carolina after four-day absence

A tired-looking Ron Paul returns to South Carolina after four-day absence

A tired-looking Ron Paul showed up in South Carolina Sunday after a four-day disappearing act that has some close aides wondering if their candidate is running short on stamina. Paul, the oldest candidate in the GOP presidential sweepstakes, often takes time off between primaries but his latest absence from a key primary campaign leaves some […]

Romney roughed up a little in second New Hampshire debate

Romney roughed up a little in second New Hampshire debate

After back-to-back debates Saturday night and Sunday morning, GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney got his hair mussed but the general consensus among debate watchers and pundits is that the former Massachussets governor was not hurt enough to stop his momentum. University of Virginia political science professor Larry Sabato: Romney was dinged in the second debate, but […]

Romney emerges unscathed from first New Hampshire debate

Romney emerges unscathed from first New Hampshire debate

If the challengers for the Republican nomination for President hoped to derail the Mitt Romney express at the first of two debates before next Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary they got switched to a siding. Romney, leading all polls by a comfortable margin in the Granite State, sailed through the debate on cruise control, looking comfortable […]

Romney edges Santorum by just eight votes in Iowa

Romney edges Santorum by just eight votes in Iowa

Iowa’s caucus system often provides surprises and delivered another in spades Tuesday with a close Republican primary contest that wasn’t decided until the last votes were counted in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum surged at exactly the right time for his struggling campaign, coming within eight votes of knocking […]

Romney predicts Iowa victory, aides worry about overconfidence

Romney predicts Iowa victory, aides worry about overconfidence

GOP Presidential contender Mitt Romney predicted victory in Iowa Monday — a dangerous move in a state where the unique caucus system often defies polls and something that both shocked his advisers and caught them off guard. “We’re going to win this thing with all of our passion and strength and do everything we can […]