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Monday, December 11, 2017
Mitch Daniels

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

Privatized Parts: GOP-Connected Contractors Mess Up Indiana Social Services

The Los Angeles Times reports that Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, a former top George W. Bush budget official and a rock star among Republican insiders, authorized his government to dole out hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts to well-connected companies that so they could privatize the delivery of benefits to the poor, elderly, and […]

June 27, 2011

Meet Mitt Romney’s Millionaire Moneymen

Mitt Romney has ramped up his fundraising in recent months in an effort to solidify his status at the top of the Republican primary field and scare off new competitors. Many of the new members of the former Massachusetts governor’s “finance team” are veterans of John McCain’s failed 2008 presidential bid. He’s also locked down […]

June 7, 2011