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Who’s the GOP frontrunner? That depends

Who’s the GOP frontrunner? That depends

Depending on which poll you read, either former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney or former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain is the frontrunner for the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in 2012. Reuters/Ipsos has Romney leading Cain 23 to 20 percent while NBC/Wall Street Journal has Cain in front of Romney. Both polls show […]

What happened to Ron Paul?

What happened to Ron Paul?

Ardent followers of Texas Congressman Ron Paul — a two-time contender and two-time loser in past Presidential campaigns — felt this could be his time to seek the Presidency. Buoyed by a tea party movementthat he is often questionably credited with founding and back for another run with the same populist message that brought in […]

Romney cruises to another debate win as Perry’s fade continues

Romney cruises to another debate win as Perry’s fade continues

The overhyped GOP debate Tuesday night reinforced the momentum of frontrunner Mitt Romney and continued the slide into political oblivion for former flash-in-the-pan contenders Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann. Romney, riding high going into the debate with a high-profile endorsement by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, cruised through the evening by looking far more Presidential […]

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 […]

Cain: It’s all the fault of the poor and unemployed

Cain: It’s all the fault of the poor and unemployed

GOP presidential wannabe Herman Cain says Wall Street isn’t to blamefor the millions of Americans out of work. It’s not the Republicans. Nah, the blame for unemployment lies with thoese who don’t have jobs. That’s right. If you’re out of work, look in the mirror. It’s all your fault. Want to reduce unemployment? Simple. Get […]

Remembering Steve Jobs

Remembering Steve Jobs

In 1982, 27-year-old Steve Jobs walked into a meeting of the Washington Area Computer Users group to talk about the Apple II, a “personal computer” he and Steve Wozniak created in a a garage a few years earlier as part of their new computer company. I owned an Atari 800 in those day, a rival […]

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 […]