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Daily Caller - Though it remains unclear whether Chris Christie will seek presidency in 2012, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins says the New Jersey governor’s support for an anti-bullying initiative could discourage social conservativ...

Chuck Wolfe: Why Tammy Baldwin Will Win

Posted by Chuck Wolfe On September - 28 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Can Tammy Baldwin, a proud progressive, become the next U.S. senator from Wisconsin and make history as America's first openly LGBT senator? Not only can she, but I expect she will.

Obama plays with fire, &c.

Posted by The Editors On September - 27 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
President Obama had what he must have thought of as a clever jibe against Rick Perry. He told an audience of donors, “You’ve got a governor whose state is on fire denying climate change.” You know how some region of the country, or wo...
WASHINGTON – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie all but announced himself as the next coming of Ronald Reagan and cast President Obama as Jimmy Carter...

Christie: Economy, Gridlock Menace U.S. Future

Posted by NPR Topics: Politics On September - 27 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
The New Jersey governor criticized President Obama's policies as well as Congress in his speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. The Republican has dismissed speculation that he will enter the 2012 presidential race despite calls for him to do so.

Christie’s Liabilities

Posted by Daniel Foster On September - 27 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
  Christie 2012 buzz is back — again — though whether it’s for real this time remains to be seen. Indeed, it would be shocking if Christie reversed a year of emphatic denials and got in the race at this late stage. He told Nation...
WASHINGTON -- It was supposed to be the catacomb for his presidential ambitions, a policy so poisonous for Republican voters that he'd have to abandon...

NC governor recommends suspending democracy to focus on jobs (Daily Caller)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 27 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Daily Caller - As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends suspending Congressional elections for the next couple of years.

What Constitutionalism Means

Posted by The Editors On September - 27 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Soon after Texas governor Rick Perry announced his presidential campaign, a few websites, mostly liberal, compiled a list of the constitutional amendments he has at various times touted. He has spoken favorably about amendments to end the lifetime tenu...

Sarah Palin threatens to sue author of "Rogue" book (Reuters)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 27 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Reuters - Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin threatened on Monday to sue the author and publisher of an unflattering biography she said was filled with "lies and rumors presented as fact."

Searching for a Republican Superman

Posted by Thomas Sowell, IBD On September - 26 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Thomas Sowell, IBDOne of the problems in trying to select a leader for any large organization or institution is the tendency to start out looking for Superman, passing up many good people who fail to meet that standard, and eventually ending up settli...
Daily Caller - When Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann finished dead last in the Florida straw poll Saturday, more than one onlooker wondered how many nails were left to seal her coffin. The poll, in a state that elected a tea party governor in 2...

Nikki Haley is giving Newt Gingrich a free place to stay next week (The Ticket)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 26 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
The Ticket - Is Nikki Haley having a change of heart about Newt Gingrich? In March, the South Carolina governor dissed the former House Speaker's 2012 bid, suggesting his time had passed. "There was a place and time for him," Haley said at the time. "I...

Can Mitt Make the Sale?

Posted by Andrew Romano, Newsweek On September - 26 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Andrew Romano, NewsweekWhat is Mitt Romney? It is very hard to tell. Put him on a debate stage, and he can outshine the klieg lights. Last Thursday in Orlando, for instance, the former Massachusetts governor delivered his most dexterous performance of...

Missed Debating Moments on Romneycare

Posted by Marc Siegel On September - 26 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
During this past week’s Fox News/Google Republican presidential debate, there were several “gotcha” moments. Most of them were at the expense of Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, who once again did not appear as the strongest debater and once...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to beat Rick Perry at job creation (Daily Caller)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 25 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Daily Caller - ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott has only been in office for nine months, but already his business-minded, competitive eye is trained on the two-term governor just a few states to the west.

Obama takes shots at Perry, GOP debates (AP)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 25 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
AP - President Barack Obama is swiping at Texas Gov. Rick Perry, criticizing him as "a governor whose state is on fire, denying climate change."

Mary Bottari: Is Scott Walker John Doe?

Posted by Mary Bottari On September - 25 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Wisconsin has been riveted in recent days by reports that more of Governor Scott Walker's top aides may be implicated in a secret "John Doe" investigation into potentially illegal campaign practices during Walker's 2010 gubernatorial race.

WATCH: Fake Palin Crashes Conservative Gathering

Posted by Sara Kenigsberg On September - 25 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
ORLANDO -- Gov. Rick Scott's announcement that Herman Cain won the Florida straw poll was preceded by two surprising opening acts; Sarah Palin and former...

Honeymoon Over for Front-Runner Perry

Posted by Beth Reinhard, Nat'l Journal On September - 25 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Beth Reinhard, Nat'l JournalQuestions? Call us at 800-207-8001Gov. Rick PerryBy Beth Reinhard and Rebecca KaplanORLANDO "" After 43 days as a presidential candidate, Rick Perry's honeymoon is officially over.His lame second-place fi...

Bachmann raps Perry for ‘heart’ comment on immigration (Politico)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 24 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Politico - Michele Bachmann has emailed her list with a hit on Rick Perry's debate answer about the lack of "heart" among critics of his state's college tuition policy for some illegal immigrants, in a bid to paint the Texas governor as weak on certain...

Could Sarah Palin Win 2012 GOP Nomination If She Joins the Race? (ContributorNetwork)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 24 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
ContributorNetwork - COMMENTARY | Just when it appears Sarah Palin would not enter the 2012 GOP presidential race, results from a new national poll gives fresh hopes for a Palin's presidential run. The latest McClatchy-Marist poll puts the former Alask...
ORLANDO - Ken Johnson came here to see Texas Gov. Rick Perry speak to Republican activists Saturday morning for one reason. "It's a free breakfast,"...

Christie back in spotlight as Perry sags (Politico)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On September - 24 - 2011 ADD COMMENTS
Politico - Two Republican sources told POLITICO, says the governor will make a decision in roughly a week.