Election 2012: The GOP’s Swing-State Governor Problem

By: Friday May 27, 2011 6:36 pm

The bad economy, Democrats’ terrible political handling of health care reform and an unusually high number of positions up for election allowed a wave of Republican governors to be swept into office across the country last year. Yet this wave of success, and the poor economy which enabled it, could become a real political headache [...]

Jobless Grads Returning to the Nest Could Mean Less “Hope” for Democrats in 2012

By: Wednesday May 11, 2011 5:17 pm

A new survey finds a shocking 85 percent of new graduates are moving back in with their parents. From Time: The kids are coming home to roost. Surprise, surprise: Thanks to a high unemployment rate for new grads, many of those with diplomas fresh off the press are making a return to Mom and Dad’s [...]

John Thune Not Running for President in 2012

By: Tuesday February 22, 2011 12:31 pm

John Thune (R-SD) has been rather publicly examining a potential 2012 presidential run for a while, but today, the Republican Senator announced he will not seek the nomination. Thune was viewed as the preferred choice among several party insiders and therefore a “legitimate candidate,” despite the fact that early polling had him trailing most other [...]

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