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Tea Party Dominating Republican Presidential Primary

BERLIN, N.H. (AP) — Bulling its way into 2012, the Tea Party is shaping the race for the GOP presidential nomination as candidates parrot the movement’s language and promote its agenda while jostling to win its favor. That’s much to the delight of Democrats who are working to paint the Tea Party and the eventual […]

September 4, 2011

Perry Set to Usurp Romney And Claim Frontrunner Mantle

The press have been describing former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney as the frontrunner for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination since at least early last year. That may be coming to an end, though, as Rick Perry, the free-wheeling Texas governor who entered the race with a bang just a couple of weeks ago, has surged […]

August 25, 2011

Will Paul Ryan Run?

He apparently is being urged from all directions to join the race and bring “substance” to the primary. Having Mitch Daniels and Jeb Bush personally encourage him makes Ryan a more likely candidate. But the same things they like about him — his specificity when it comes to cutting entitlements — seem to make the […]

August 18, 2011

Republicans Debate Tonight

Republicans will debate in Iowa tonight, ahead of the Ames straw poll this weekend, a test of viability and grassroots backing that has traditionally had an effect on the caucuses the following winter. We can expect Mitt Romney, the (tenuous) frontrunner, to be the butt of some sharp attacks. Most recently, he’s come under fire […]

August 11, 2011