Oh, we almost forgot: Romney wins five more primaries and now has 1,398 delegates

Oh, we almost forgot:  Romney wins five more primaries and now has 1,398 delegates

Oh, by the way, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won five more state GOP primaries Tuesday, adding to his delegate count. While the Wisconsin recall election captured most of the attention, Romney quietly increased his delegate count to 1,398 — well over the 1,144 needed to capture the nomination on the first ballot at the […]

Walker survives recall, scores win for Republicans, Tea Party

Walker survives recall, scores win for Republicans, Tea Party

When the votes came in on the effort to recall controversial Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it wasn’t even close. Republican Walker kept job, trouncing Milwaukee Republican Mayor Tom Barrett by 10 points — 55 to 45 percent. The divisive Walker, who rammed through legislation to strip Wisconsin’s public sector unions of collective bargaining power, now […]

Shades of Nixon? Obama uses “enemies list” to target, harass private citizens

Shades of Nixon?  Obama uses “enemies list” to target, harass private citizens

The Obama White House is targeting Republicans with a Nixon-style “enemies list” by using a “truth squad” that releases inaccurate information about donors to presumptive GOP Presidential nominee. The practice has many prominent Democrats concerned that the Obama campaign — as it is doing with the attacks on Romney’s record while head of Bain Capital […]

New GOP Strategy: Social issues? We don’t need no stinkin’ social issues

New GOP Strategy:  Social issues? We don’t need no stinkin’ social issues

Republicans — recognizing that social issues don’t win elections — are backing away from hot button topics like abortion, religion, birth control, gay marriage and other polarizing positions advocated by extreme wings of the party. Instead the new focus is on jobs, jobs and — you guessed it — jobs. Recent internal polls and focus […]

Bill Clinton praises Romney’s record at Bain Capital

Bill Clinton praises Romney’s record at Bain Capital

Former President Bill Clinton joined the growing ranks of uneasy Democrats Thursday, telling CNN that he came to praise Mitt Romney for his record at Bain Capital, not bury the presumptive GOP nominee. Clinton became the highest-profile Democrat to publicly question incumbent President — and fellow Democrat — Barack Obama’s campaign strategy for attacking Romney […]

Romney gaining ground with women, tied with Obama in battleground states

Romney gaining ground with women, tied with Obama in battleground states

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who clinched the GOP nomination with a win in the Texas primary Tuesday, is climbing in the polls and with a key constituency: Women voters. New polls released this week showed Romney and incumbent President Barack Obama in dead heats in key battleground states and the latest Washington Post/ABC News […]