Crossroads day for Mitt Romney?

Crossroads day for Mitt Romney?

Mitt Romney faces a day of reckoning on Tuesday when Michigan votes to either grant him a big victory in the Republican presidential nomination battle or hand him a humiliating defeat. Romney was born and raised in Michigan and his father was a popular governor, but conservatives are threatening to deliver the state to Rick […]

Romney, Santorum already looking towards Ohio

Romney, Santorum already looking towards Ohio

Regardless of the outcome of Republican presidential primaries in Michigan and Arizona on Tuesday, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum appear headed for a showdown next week in Ohio. Both candidates plan to dash there later this week. The candidates and their allies already are spending heavily on advertising in the Buckeye State. It’s one of […]

Jan Brewer endorses Mitt Romney

Jan Brewer endorses Mitt Romney

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for the GOP Presidential nomination Sunday. Brewer announced her endorsement on NBC’s Meet the Press, saying: I have decided that I’m going to publicly endorse Mitt Romney, I think that he handles himself very very well, he has that pro-business background, he has that political […]

Boehner to Rep. Sullivan: ‘Keep your damn mouth shut!’

Boehner to Rep. Sullivan: ‘Keep your damn mouth shut!’

Speaker of the House John Boehner called Oklahoma Congressman John Sullivan on the carpet last week after the often mouthy representative suggested shooting some U.S. senators if they didn’t vote right on budget bills. A source close to Boehner told Capitol Hill Blue Saturday that the Speaker “took Sullivan to the woodshed” in a sharply-worded […]

Rick Santorum continues his racist themes

Rick Santorum continues his racist themes

Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum is resurrecting an old, racist theme on the campaign trail, trying to link food stamps with minorities and suggesting only black people receive welfare benefits in America. On Saturday, Santorum said: Talk to minority communities, not about giving them food stamps and government dependency but about creating jobs so that […]

Republicans on Santorum: ‘Enough already’

Republicans on Santorum: ‘Enough already’

After a week in which Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign often seemed focused on issues like pre-natal testing, abortion and religion, the message from the Republican Party’s establishment was becoming clear on Friday: We’ve had enough. Santorum, battling Mitt Romney in what polls say is a tight race in Tuesday’s crucial primary in Michigan, sought to […]

Santorum still winging it

Santorum still winging it

After a shaky performance in Wednesday’s Republican debate in Mesa, Arizona, Rick Santorum did something rare for presidential candidates in his situation: He walked into the “spin room,” the raucous space where campaign advisers ply reporters with reasons why their candidate won the debate. Other candidates typically leave such post-game cleanup to surrogates. Not Santorum. […]

Oklahoma Congressman suggests shooting Senators, then apologizes

Oklahoma Congressman suggests shooting Senators, then apologizes

An Oklahoma congressman apologized on Friday for suggesting that “killing a couple” of U.S. senators may be the only way to get a budget passed through Congress. U.S. Rep. John Sullivan made the comments Wednesday during a town hall meeting in Bixby. When asked about federal spending, the Tulsa Republican expressed his frustration with the […]