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Romney opens up big lead in South Carolina

Romney opens up big lead in South Carolina

Uh. Oh. Bad news for the “Occupy Mitt Romney” movement.  The candidate who is supposed to be in trouble after a close call in Iowa still holds a huge lead in New Hampshire and has surged to a “major lead” in South Carolina. A new CNN/Time magazine poll shows Romney’s support down South climbed 17 […]

Santorum’s homophobia doesn’t play well in New Hampshire

Santorum’s homophobia doesn’t play well in New Hampshire

GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum‘s homophobia may play well in Iowa but it ran head on into the boo birds in Concord, New Hampshire. Trying to defend his anti-homosexual agenda and even equating it with polygamy, Santroum faced hoots, boos and catcalls from a gay-friendly crowd at the New England College Convention. A female student […]

Santorum under scrutiny for ethical lapses

Santorum under scrutiny for ethical lapses

It didn’t take long. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum came within eight votes of winning the Iowa caucuses Tuesday and by Wednesday he faced questions about ethical lapses during his time in Congress. Santorum came under scrutiny after he received a preferred mortgage from a bank run by campaign donors, engineering the diversion of federal […]

What now for Ron Paul?

What now for Ron Paul?

Ron Paul‘s Presidential campaign bumped up against a ceiling of limited support in Iowa Tuesday — a wall that usually sinks fringe attempts at national elected office. Campaign aides tried to put on a confident public face but the Texas Congressman’s third place finish is not what they wanted or predicted in the days leading […]

Romney edges Santorum by just eight votes in Iowa

Romney edges Santorum by just eight votes in Iowa

Iowa’s caucus system often provides surprises and delivered another in spades Tuesday with a close Republican primary contest that wasn’t decided until the last votes were counted in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum surged at exactly the right time for his struggling campaign, coming within eight votes of knocking […]

Ron Paul changes his newsletter story again

Ron Paul changes his newsletter story again

Texas Congressman and perennial Presidential contender Ron Paul changed his story again on his involvement with the controversial newsletters bearing his name published in the 1980s and 90s, telling a radio caller Thursday that, yes, he did write a “certain portion” of the material. After claiming he “didn’t write them” and “didn’t see them” before […]