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Romney takes slim lead over Paul in new Iowa poll; Santorum surges

Romney takes slim lead over Paul in new Iowa poll; Santorum surges

A new CNN/Time poll for Iowa is good news for Mitt Romney, great news for Rick Santorum, fair news for Ron Paul and a disaster for the plummeting Newt Gingrich.…

Obama to sneak debt limit hike through while Congress is gone

Obama to sneak debt limit hike through while Congress is gone

Using a loophole in the budget agreement reached back in August, President Barack Obama hopes to sneak an increase in the debt ceiling through while Congress is out on recess…

The Republican primaries: Much ado about nobodies

The Republican primaries: Much ado about nobodies

The “official” Republican presidential primary season begins in a week with the Iowa caucuses.  Then we get down to real voting in New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida and so on.…

As a Congressman, Ron Paul’s record is lackluster at best

As a Congressman, Ron Paul’s record is lackluster at best

Ron Paul sponsored 620 bills as a Congressman from Texas. One became law — H.R. 2121, which authorized sale of the old U.S. Customs House in Galveston, Tex. Most of…

The hypocrisy of Ron Paul and his supporters

The hypocrisy of Ron Paul and his supporters

The rabid supporters of twice unsuccessful Presidential candidate Ron Paul claim their candidate is different from the others but when he comes under attack for using his foundations to further…

Ron Paul’s doomsday scenarios could doom America’s future

Ron Paul’s doomsday scenarios could doom America’s future

Ron Paul disavows newsletters and direct mail solicitations from the 1990s that spout doomsday scenarios but his speeches on the campaign stump with a week to go before the Iowa…

Gingrich compares Virginia ballot flub to Pearl Harbor

Gingrich compares Virginia ballot flub to Pearl Harbor

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich‘s campaign director is comparing the candidate’s failure to get his name on Virginia’s Republican primary ballot for 2012 to the Japanese attack on…

Republican mainstreamers turn up the heat on Ron Paul

Republican mainstreamers turn up the heat on Ron Paul

In his two previous campaigns for President, Texas Congressman Ron Paul was considered such a fringe candidate that most of his contemporaries ignored his many failings, extreme positions and questionable…

Ron Paul uses non-profit groups to evade campaign finance disclosure laws

Ron Paul uses non-profit groups to evade campaign finance disclosure laws

Two of Ron Paul‘s foundations are skirting the edge of, and perhaps crossing, the line between issue advocacy and political campaigning and may be breaking federal tax and campaign finance…

Ron Paul’s con: Using hatred of America to get rich

Ron Paul’s con: Using hatred of America to get rich

Hypocrisy is the constant bedfellow of most — if not all — politicians and even afflicts Ron Paul, the so-called “savior of America” on the GOP primary ticket. Yet the…