Was Santorum A Good Candidate or Simply the Least Awful of the Non-Romneys?

By: Wednesday April 11, 2012 11:20 am

Even though Rick Santorum has ended his campaign for the Republican nomination, he did achieve something rather impressive. Despite having little money or media buzz, he managed to become the only true anti-Romney alternative in what was a very crowded field. He won 11 contests, far more than any other candidate besides Romney. Once the [...]

Rick Perry Giving Up

By: Thursday January 19, 2012 10:20 am

Rick Perry is going to end his campaign for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. Perry will hold a press conference in North Charleston, South Carolina at 11 am where he is expect to publicly make his announcement. The AP and Politico both report that Perry will endorse Newt Gingrich after dropping out of the race. [...]

Newt Would Beat Romney in Head to Head Match Up

By: Tuesday November 22, 2011 9:25 am

We now have another major national poll confirming Newt Gingrich is currently leading the Republican field. A recent Quinnipiac poll found that Gingrich leads among national Republican and Republican leaning independents with 26 percent of the vote followed by Mitt Romney at 22 percent and Herman Cain at 14 percent. Gingrich is now officially the [...]

GOP Poll: Gingrich Now Tops the Field, Cain Falling Fast

By: Monday November 21, 2011 10:43 am

The most recent USA Today/Gallup poll confirms that Newt Gingrich has shot to the top of the Republican field and that Herman Cain is now bleeding support. USA Today/Gallup Newt Gingrich….. 22 Mitt Romney…… 21 Herman Cain….. 16 Ron Paul………… 9 Rick Perry………. 8 Michele Bachmann 4 Rick Santorum…… 1 Jon Huntsman……. 1 None/No Opinion…18 [...]

Obama’s Advantage: People Like Him, Unlike the GOP Candidates

By: Thursday November 17, 2011 3:45 pm

Official unemployment is at 9 percent. According to Pew, President Obama’s overall job approval rating is an anemic 46% approve – 46% disapprove, and his job approval on the economy is a dreadful 35% approve – 58% disapprove. These are terrible fundamentals that should make an incumbent President vulnerable, but according to Pew, Obama holds [...]

Chart of the Day: GOP Energy Turns from Cain to Gingrich

By: Wednesday November 16, 2011 3:07 pm

I think this chart today from Gallup does a great job capturing the current dynamic of the Republican primary. The multiple sexual harassment stories about Herman Cain have apparently caused his formerly sky high intensity of support to collapse. On the other hand Newt Gingrich continues a steady improvement that has now moved him into [...]

Four Way Split in Iowa Caucus

By: Tuesday November 15, 2011 12:40 pm

There is now a near perfectly even four way split between Herman Cain, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich in the Republican Iowa Caucus, according to the most recent Bloomberg poll taken by Selzer & Co. From Bloomberg: A Bloomberg News poll shows Cain at 20 percent, Paul at 19 percent, Romney at 18 [...]

Newt Gingrich Surging in Anyone-But-Romney Race

By: Monday November 14, 2011 1:47 pm

It is official: there is Newtmentum. Newt Gingrich has finally managed to surge to the top tier status in the Republican Presidential primary. The most recent national polls show Gingrich making big gains in support now that Rick Perry has almost entirely collapsed. The best poll for Gingrich is the one out this afternoon from [...]

Newt Rising

By: Friday November 11, 2011 11:38 am

Newt Gingrich has managed to raise to top tier status according to the CBS News poll. According to the poll, Gingrich is tied with Mitt Romney for second place just behind Herman Cain. From CBS News: The field of Republican candidates now has three candidates within striking distance of each other at the top of [...]

GOP Base Believes Mitt Romney Will Be the Nominee

By: Wednesday November 9, 2011 3:21 pm

Even though Herman Cain has been leading or tied for first in most national polls, the Republican base believes that in the end Mitt Romney will be the party’s nominee. It appears even among regular Republicans there is a strong belief that Cain is more likely just another favor of the month instead of the [...]

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