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The continuing hypocrisy of Ron Paul and his flock of sheep

The continuing hypocrisy of Ron Paul and his flock of sheep

As Texas Congressman and long-time libertarian Ron Paul comes under more and more scrutiny, more and more examples of his political hypocrisy come to the forefront. The Presidential candidate who preaches austerity buys full-fare airline tickets so he can bump up to first class on his many airline trips.  He talks about honesty in government […]

Gingrich’s sugar daddy kills the campaign cash cow

Gingrich’s sugar daddy kills the campaign cash cow

Nevada casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, the largest single contributor to the Presidential hopes of former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich, closed his checkbook after Gingrich lost the Florida primary to GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney. As a result, Gingrich’s campaign is practically broke and is left scrambling for campaign cash. Adelson and his family donated […]

Romney edges Paul to win Maine caucus

Romney edges Paul to win Maine caucus

Republican front-runner Mitt Romney bounced back from midweek losses in three states to win the Maine presidential caucuses, the state’s Republican Party announced on Saturday. With 95 percent of the vote counted, results of the non-binding straw poll showed the former Massachusetts governor with 39 percent, just ahead of libertarian Texas Congressman Ron Paul with […]

Romney captures CPAC straw poll

Romney captures CPAC straw poll

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, long criticized by conservatives as a “RINO” (Republican In Name Over) won over enough right-wing activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to win the event’s straw poll Saturday, beating out challenger Rick Santorum. Romney carried the straw poll with 38 percent of the vote, compared to 31 […]

Santorum’s surge sends Romney campaign into reboot mode

Santorum’s surge sends Romney campaign into reboot mode

Staggered by Rick Santorum‘s surge, Mitt Romney is trying to reset his presidential campaign by defining himself as a strict conservative. The former Massachusetts governor had focused on his business credentials and played down his ideology, four years after he failed in his attempt to win the GOP nomination by running as a social conservative. […]

Is Ron Paul skimming from taxpayer, campaign funds?

Is Ron Paul skimming from taxpayer, campaign funds?

  Republican White House candidate and champion for smaller government Ron Paul appears to have been reimbursed twice for travel between his congressional district and Washington with both taxpayer and campaign funds, the Roll Call newspaper said on Monday. The libertarian congressman from Texas has staked his presidential campaign on a vow to slash government […]

Scrambling Gingrich tries return to the high road

Scrambling Gingrich tries return to the high road

Newt Gingrich, suddenly in danger of losing his perch as Mitt Romney’s strongest GOP challenger, is fine-tuning his presidential campaign to place more emphasis on raising money, guarding his home turf and trying to avoid nasty quarrels with the front-runner. Rick Santorum’s stunning success in this week’s elections in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri has fueled […]

Gut-wrenching social issues return to forefront of Campaign 2012

Gut-wrenching social issues return to forefront of Campaign 2012

This was supposed to be an election where America’s struggling economy takes center stage. Then social issues got in the way. Republican strategists know they can’t win on the economy. “We’re weak on economic issues,” a GOP strategist admitted to Capitol Hill Blue this week. “The modest rebounds we’re seeing right now will most likely […]

Santorum sweep scrambles GOP primary sweepstakes

Santorum sweep scrambles GOP primary sweepstakes

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum delivered a three-strike punch against former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney‘s claim to the Republican Presidential nomination Tuesday, sweeping caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado and winning a non-binding primary in Missouri. Romney came in second in Colorado and Missouri and fell to third in Minnesota — his lowest finish yet in […]