Super Tuesday Primary Primer

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 12:42 pm

Today is the all important Super Tuesday. Ten states with nearly 20 percent of the total delegates are voting in the Republican presidential primary: Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia. The Battle Ground States: Ohio and Tennessee Two big battlegrounds states, Ohio and Tennessee, will likely get the most [...]

Romney and Santorum Effectively Tied in Ohio

By: Monday March 5, 2012 10:52 am

Even though ten states are voting in the Republican presidential primary tomorrow, most of the media’s attention will likely be directed at Ohio, where the race between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum remains incredibly close. NBC News/Marist: Rick Santorum 34% Mitt Romney 32% Newt Gingrich 15% Ron Paul 13% other 1% undecided 6% Public Policy [...]

Newt Gingrich Holds Massive Lead in Georgia

By: Monday March 5, 2012 10:07 am

On Super Tuesday tomorrow, Newt Gingrich is at least assured one victory in his home state of Georgia. The most recent polling of the state found that he has about double the amount of support expressed for any other candidate. Public Policy Polling Newt Gingrich 47% Mitt Romney 24% Rick Santorum 19% Ron Paul 8% [...]

Rick Santorum Holds Narrow Lead in Ohio

By: Friday March 2, 2012 11:48 am

Rick Santorum’s lead over Mitt Romney in Ohio has shrunk to just four points according to a new Quinnipiac poll. The Republican presidential face-off in Ohio is too close to call as former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has 35 percent of likely Republican primary voters to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s 31 percent, according to [...]

Romney’s Big Built in Advantages on Super Tuesday

By: Friday March 2, 2012 10:37 am

Next week is the all-important Super Tuesday, the single biggest day on the Republican Presidential primary calendar. There will be ten states voting that day: Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, South Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia. For very different reasons, in three of these ten states Mitt Romney has such built-in advantages he should win [...]

Primary Night Primer: Michigan and Arizona

By: Tuesday February 28, 2012 3:24 pm

People are currently going to the polls to vote in the Republican Presidential primaries in Arizona and Michigan. In Michigan most polls will be closed at 8 pm Eastern with a few polling locations closing at 9 pm Eastern. In Arizona all polls will be closed by 9 pm Eastern. In Arizona, Mitt Romney is [...]

Santorum Does as Well as Romney in General Election Polling

By: Wednesday February 22, 2012 1:09 pm

In almost every new national poll Rick Santorum performs just about as well as Mitt Romney in a hypothetical general election match up against President Obama. The new national polls out today from AP/GfK and Qunnipiac both have Romney performing only a single point better than Santorum in the general election. Obama Romney Obama Santorum [...]

A Horrible Way to Run a “Democracy”

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 1:41 pm

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who has already injected over $10 million into helping Newt Gingrich become President, told Forbes that he could easily spend $100 million this year on influencing politics. From Forbes: Sheldon Adelson plays as stubbornly in politics as he does in business. So the criticisms that he’s trying to personally buy the presidential election [...]

This Is No Way to Run a Democracy

By: Friday February 17, 2012 12:36 pm

One of the biggest and most important unknowns in the Republican Presidential primary right now is whether or not billionaire Sheldon Adelson will put another several million into a Super PAC trying to elect Newt Gingrich. From CNN: In a move that could again dramatically shake up the Republican primary race, billionaire and major Republican [...]

Obama Campaign Boasts of Impressive January Fundraising Figures

By: Friday February 17, 2012 9:33 am

The Obama campaign is boasting of some impressive campaign figures for the month of January. On twitter, the campaign claims to have raised just over $29.1 million for the campaign, DNC and other relevant committees. The powerful Obama fundraising apparatus, which was an important force in 2008 election, appears to be functioning very well. The [...]

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