‘2012 Presidential Race’ Archives
A source close to the Mitt Romney campaign told the IN that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will be in Pensacola Saturday to campaign for the GOP presidential candidate. The site for the rally hasn't been selected, but the rally is expected to be in the early evening. Stay tuned.
Congressman Jeff Miller is joining the Students for Romney today at 9 a.m. on the main campus of Pensacola State College. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward is another one at the Maritime Park stadium at 2:30 p.m. To RSVP for Hayward event - visit here.
With an average of over 130,000 new designs uploaded every week, CafePress is often seen as a Cultural Barometer®. The Meter graphs track merchandise sales trends for each presidential candidate and believes that how people spend money on political merchandise says a lot about a candidate’s [...]
By Sunlight Foundation... For the past two weeks, the Sunlight Foundation, non-profit that profits on transparency in government and is funded by Ford Foundation, Poytner Institute and others, was on the ground covering the money and influence at play during the Republican and Democratic national [...]
Paddy Power, Europe’s largest betting company, are now taking bets on which word will US President Barack Obama say most often during his campaign speech at North Carolina University on Thursday. The Irish betting house make “jobs”, something that’s always high on the agenda, their [...]
By Shelby Smithey... The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has called the statements by Rep. Todd Akin (Rep-Missouri) on rape and pregnancy “medically inaccurate, offensive and dangerous.” Local professionals who deal with rape and domestic violence victims are disheartened [...]
Rep. Todd Akin opened his mouth and once again a Republican nut case has taken any meaningful debate of issues out of the media. When asked in an interview on a St. Louis television station about his views on abortion in the cases of rape, Akin, a six-term GOP member of Congress who won his [...]
The Wisconsin Reporter has a profile on Romney's running mate and his hometown, Janesville, Wisc. Congressman Paul Ryan was a prom king and junior class president. He drove the famous Oscar Mayer Weinermobile — as a meat salesman on summer break in college. Read more.
These are the two segments with Mary Kissel on Wall St. Journal (WSJ) TV. It took awhile for me to hit my stride...and yes, my head is huge...but the segments went well. WSJ was pleased and I will do more leading up to the November election. Florida primaries Medicare discussion
I've been asked to be a guest on WSJ TV - Opinion Journal Live at about 4:10 pm today. We will be talking about the Florida Congressional races and the impact of the Medicare issue and Paul Ryan on the presidential race. You watch it online at http://live.wsj.com.
By Stephanie Carroll Carson, Florida News Connection... TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida is seen as a swing state in this 2012 presidential election, and political experts say senior citizens could be the ones to swing the vote in the Sunshine State. A study released this week found that economic [...]
NY Times has a good story on Janesville, Wisconsin, hometown of Mitt Romney's running mate Congressman Paul Ryan. It's where Quint Studer taught school and first got into health care field. Studer's grandchildren go to school with Ryan's children. Representative Paul D. Ryan’s childhood home [...]