Amid requests for corruption investigations and allegations of Republican fraud, Ohio Democrats decided to cave to the GOP earlier than expected in a vote Wednesday night, accepting a heavily Republican congressional reapportionment map, in part to avoid an expensive two-date primary in March. The second primary would have cost taxpayers More…
Posts Tagged GOP
The 2012 nomination calendar appears to have once again survived various states jockeying for position, but the drama isn’t quite over.
President Obama and the Democratic National Committee flexed their fundraising muscle in the third quarter by raising a combined $70 million, according the disclosure reports. But a large amount of money, coming through so-called bundlers, leaves the original sources shrouded in mystery.
Within president Obama’s $447 billion jobs bill he announced Thursday in an address to a joint session of Congress, some $55 billion would go directly to K-12 educators and renovations to nearly 35,000 schools.
After being tipped off by a recent Washington Blade article about GOP LGBT groups’ attempts to influence the Republican Party platform at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Family Research Council President Tony Perkins says those groups should expect a fight.
DES MOINES — Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum sounded off Friday morning aboutThursday evening’s GOP presidential debate in Ames, where many analysts and pundits characterized him as more of a bystander than a participant.
Former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador to China Jon Hunstman is the first contender in the 2012 presidential race to respond to a recent challenge from South Carolina’s influential Focus on the Family affiliate, Palmetto Family Council.
CEDAR RAPIDS — Although it was difficult to turn on the television or pick up a newspaper in the lead-up to the 2008 presidential contest without reading a story about how a woman or a black man was going to fare in Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses, Herman Cain says that particular More…
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, said Friday morning “the time is right” to enter the GOP presidential race.
“At this moment, I am officially announcing that I am a candidate in the Republican primary,” Paul announced on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who continues to explore a possible 2012 GOP presidential run, will hold events in four Iowa counties this weekend.
A meet and greet will be held Friday morning at 11:45 a.m. at the Marion Public Library and, later that evening at 6 p.m., Pawlenty More…