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 [...]

Huntsman to Endorse Romney, Impact Should Be Very Minimal

By: Monday January 16, 2012 10:05 am

After a disappointing third place finish in New Hampshire, Jon Huntsman has decided to drop out of the race and endorse Mitt Romney. Huntsman will be endorsing Romney at an 11 a.m. event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. While the endorsement is a positive for Romney, the actually impact should be very small. To begin [...]

On Every Level a Great Night for Mitt Romney

By: Wednesday January 11, 2012 10:26 am

Last night was simply a great night for Mitt Romney. The New Hampshire primary almost couldn’t have gone better for him. Romney won the state by a huge double digit margin over his nearest rival. He ended up with roughly 40 percent of the vote, right in line with polling and expectations, which suggests his [...]

The Final State of the New Hampshire Primary

By: Tuesday January 10, 2012 11:16 am

At long last!  Today is finally the date of the New Hampshire primary.  People all over the state are currently going to the polls to vote on who they want to be the Republican Party’s presidential nominee. Here is a look at the current state of the race. The final set of polls in New [...]

Santorum Gaining in New Hampshire but Romney Still Dominates

By: Friday January 6, 2012 11:32 am

Now that we have the first set of entirely post-Iowa polling numbers in New Hampshire we can see that Rick Santorum’s extremely close second place finish in the caucuses gave him a big bump in support. According to the Suffolk University/7News tracking poll he went from just 3 percent support before Iowa to 11 percent [...]

Romney Still Holds Big Lead in New Hampshire

By: Thursday December 15, 2011 11:01 am

While multiple recent polls have found Newt Gingrich leading in dozens of states, Mitt Romney has managed to retain his big lead in New Hampshire. According to the most recent Suffolk/7NEWS (PDF) poll Romney holds an 18 point lead in the race over second place Gingrich. Mitt Romney ……………………………… 38% Newt Gingrich ……………………………. 20% Jon [...]

Jon Huntsman a Candidate Comically Ill Suited for These Times

By: Friday November 18, 2011 2:41 pm

For the most part I’ve ignored the candidacy of Jon Huntsman. I’ve mainly done this because despite a very receptive press corps from day one, the man has failed to gain any traction and effectively has no base of support. Most national polls have him about one percent in the Republican primary. Yet even though [...]

Mitt Romney May Simply End up the Last Man Standing

By: Wednesday October 12, 2011 11:21 am

Call it incredible luck, call it determination, call it political skill or call it a sign of the poor state of the modern Republican party. Whatever the cause or set of causes, Mitt Romney has managed to end up basically the last legitimate Republican nominee standing. By legitimate nominee, I’m referring to the type of [...]

Romney Scores Chris Christie’s Endorsement

By: Tuesday October 11, 2011 4:19 pm

Mitt Romney will be receiving the endorsement of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie before tonight’s Republican debate according to The Hill: A spokesman for Romney’s campaign confirmed to The Hill that Christie is the “special guest” joining Romney at a 3 p.m. rally in the early primary state, where he will announce his endorsement. Romney’s [...]

Tim Pawlenty Endorses Mitt Romney

By: Monday September 12, 2011 1:19 pm

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican Party’s Presidential candidate. From the Romney campaign: By: Tim Pawlenty Great crises often produce great leaders. Unfortunately, sometimes the timing isn’t right, and neither is the leader. Barack Obama came into office in the midst of a great economic crisis. Although hopes were high, [...]

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