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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 […]

Is Santorum surging again?

Is Santorum surging again?

While former Minnesota Gov. Mitt Romney worked to neutralize former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, the other “former” in the race — one time Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum — may be poised to sneak up an grab a victory in at least one of two caucus states on Tuesday. “Santorum is surging again, at […]

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 […]

Romney tops the other GOP losers in Nevada

Romney tops the other GOP losers in Nevada

  As expected, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Nevada caucuses. As expected, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich finished a distant second but vowed to stay in the race until the bitter end. As expected, Texas Congressman Ron Paul finished an even-more-distant third but his small but ardent band of supporters treated […]

Romney, Gingrich square off in second Florida debate

Romney, Gingrich square off in second Florida debate

GOP Presidential frontrunners Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich sparred with each other in the second pre-Florida primary debate Thursday night with disputes over immigration, housing and their personal finances. Romney showed his anger openly when he chastised Gingrich for a Spanish language radio ad that called the former Massachusetts governor anti-immigrant. “The idea that I […]

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 […]