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Confident Romney appears ready to cruise to nomination

Confident Romney appears ready to cruise to nomination

Appearing ever-more confident in Wisconsin’s primary, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney focused entirely on Democratic President Barack Obama during a campaign trip through this upper Midwestern battleground and predicted a victory that could effectively seal the nomination for him Tuesday. “We’re looking like we’re going to win this thing on Tuesday,” Romney told supporters, suggesting […]

Romney confirms secret meeting with Gingrich

Romney confirms secret meeting with Gingrich

Republican Presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney met privately with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich before last week’s Louisiana primary but claims no secret deal was struck. Gingrich fired a third of his staff and reduced his campaign after a disappointing showing in that primary but a campaign aide claims the meeting with Romney had […]

April looks good for Romney, could rain on Santorum’s parade

April looks good for Romney, could rain on Santorum’s parade

On paper, April’s primary schedule looks tailor-made for Republican Presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney and he could head into May’s less-friendly string of Southern contests with a virtual lock on the nomination. The odds don’t favor former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum. “Santorum is screwed,” an aide told Capitol Hill Blue Thursday. “Without a Romney meltdown we […]

Arkansas high court legalizes teacher sex with students

Arkansas high court legalizes teacher sex with students

In Arkansas, teachers can now have sex with students: As long as the students have reached the age of consent. The Arkansas Supreme Court Thursday stuck down the state’s law banning teachers from screwing students under age 21 — overturning a sexual assault conviction against a high school teacher who engaged in a five-month affair […]

Obama’s lawyer to Supremes: Save the healthcare law

Obama’s lawyer to Supremes:  Save the healthcare law

The Obama administration’s top courtroom lawyer made an impassioned plea on Wednesday for the Supreme Court to save President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, capping three days of historic arguments that left it unclear how the nine justices would rule. Having peppered lawyers for and against the law with questions for more than six hours over […]

Obama, flush with cash, outspending Republican rivals

Obama, flush with cash, outspending Republican rivals

With Republicans locked in a contentious and expensive primary, President Barack Obama has spent a small fortune in recent months to build and maintain a campaign operation that is larger, more diverse and more focused on November’s general election than any of his opponents’ organizations. Republican contenders like Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum have surely […]

Gingrich fires third of campaign staff, cuts back on schedule

Gingrich fires third of campaign staff, cuts back on schedule

With his struggling campaign strapped for cash and his failed message failing to resonate with even the GOP fringe, Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich is firing a third of his staff — including his campaign manager — and cutting back on his schedule. Campaign manager Michael Krull is gone, replaced by longtime advisor Vince Haley.  […]

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