Failed ‘fiscal conservative’ GOP Presidential candidates face millions in unpaid campaign debts

Failed ‘fiscal conservative’ GOP Presidential candidates face millions in unpaid campaign debts

Failed Republican primary candidates for President — who preached fiscal responsibility throughout their aborted runs for office — face millions of dollars of debts from their now shuttered campaigns. Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich‘s campaign owes creditors close to $5 million, according to his Sept. 30 filing with the Federal Election Campaign. Gingrich, […]

Romney continues to gain ground on Obama

Romney continues to gain ground on Obama

While Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has erased President Barack Obama’s overall poll lead, the Democrat remains ahead on some core issues such as healthcare and voters would still rather spend time with Obama than with Romney. Romney, however, has narrowed the gap on “likability” as well as on how “presidential” he is compared to […]

The Tea Party’s lunacy and hype over Agenda 21

The Tea Party’s lunacy and hype over Agenda 21

Tea Party activist Judd Saul admits that he can sound a little unhinged when he gets talking about an issue close to his heart that most Americans have never heard of. “Agenda 21 is an elusive enemy that floats in and chokes you gradually,” said Saul, of the Cedar Valley Tea Party in Cedar Falls, […]

Candidates cram for next debate

Candidates cram for next debate

With the White House race barreling toward the finish, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney were staying out of the spotlight Monday, underscoring the intense focus each campaign is placing on the second presidential debate. Obama’s campaign, seeking to rebound from a dismal first debate, promised a more energetic president would take the […]

Obama campaign claims four million donors

Obama campaign claims four million donors

President Barack Obama’s campaign says it has surpassed 4 million donors, a record for a presidential campaign. The president’s field director Jeremy Bird announced the total in an email to supporters Saturday night. Obama’s campaign has relied on small donors to boost its fundraising totals through the summer and fall. The campaign raised $181 million […]

New numbers show Romney closing gap in Ohio

New numbers show Romney closing gap in Ohio

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is recovering ground in the critical swing state of Ohio as he rises in the polls and crowd numbers swell after his strong debate performance last week against President Barack Obama. Despite pundits and pollsters dismissing Romney’s chances in the state in late September, the Republican is now either tied […]

Who offers the best tax plan? That’s a very good question

Who offers the best tax plan?  That’s a very good question

Good luck figuring out whether Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would cut or raise your taxes if he’s elected president. President Barack Obama promises tax reform, too, but precious little detail. Unlike Romney, Obama wants to make sure any tax reform produces a big new chunk of revenue to address the deficit. Yet it’s difficult […]

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