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Halftime in America

Halftime in America

Clint Eastwood popped up in a Super Bowl ad at halftime Sunday night — not dispatching bad guys as Dirty Harry or snuffing outlaws in a spaghetti western. Nope, Clint was shilling for Chrysler Corp., talking about jobs, manufacturing and quality — traits some say are lost in this nation. But the ad also spotlighted […]

Gingrich sugar daddy under investigation for corrupt practices

Gingrich sugar daddy under investigation for corrupt practices

A casino mogul, under investigation for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, is the largest single contributor to the Presidential hopes of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and the one keeping the campaign afloat. Sheldon Adelson calls himself “the richest Jew in the world” and he used those riches to help Gingrich […]

Romney goes after Gingrich

Romney goes after Gingrich

Wounded GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney went on the attack in the latest Republican debate Friday night, calling former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich an influence peddler who resigned from Congress in disgrace after his peers censured him and forced him to pay a $300,000 fine for ethics violations. Gingrich, surprisingly muted while under […]

What now for Republicans?

What now for Republicans?

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich‘s thumping of pre-determined frontrunner Mitt Romney in South Carolina’s GOP primary Saturday has party leaders expressing concerns in conference calls and huddling to figure out how to salvage what has become a disaster in the party’s efforts to find a credible candidate to challenge President Barack Obama. With […]

Romney’s rapid fall from the top

Romney’s rapid fall from the top

At the beginning of the week, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had two primary wins and appeared headed for an easy victory in conservative South Carolina. By week’s end, he was down to just one primary win and heads for Florida 1 and 2. What happened? On one hand, Newt Gingrich happened.  The bombastic former […]